Blaine Gaffney


Born and raised in the Okanagan, Blaine Gaffney is a veteran reporter who has worked in the Global Okanagan newsroom since 1990. With a tough edge and a soft side, Blaine is equally proficient at researching and reporting hard or feature news stories.

He has won numerous journalism awards over the years including the prestigious Jack Webster award for Best Television Reporting of the Year. Prior to receiving his Broadcast Communications diploma from BCIT in 1986, Blaine spent more than two years travelling throughout the world.

His work experiences range from logging in northern Alberta to washing windows in Western Australia. Blaine’s recreational pursuits include fly-fishing, golf and hockey.

January 24, 2017 2:11 pm

Kelowna man convicted in fatal crash

KELOWNA — A Kelowna man has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death for causing a fatal crash. Trevor Stocks, 28, was on trial stemming from the collision that claimed the life of Joselyn Casavant. The 21-year-old Kelowna woman was killed in May 2015 when her car was struck head-on by Stocks’ vehicle on McCurdy… Continue reading 

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