Kelly Hayes

Video Journalist

Kelly Hayes started as a video journalist/web producer at Global Okanagan in September 2012 and has more than 30 years experience in broadcasting.

Hayes is a pioneer of sorts, being the first web journalist to introduce Internet news video to the Okanagan.

Born in Quebec and fluent in french, Hayes is a world traveler with a passion for covering international conflicts including Afghanistan and Egypt and Libya.

Prior to broadcasting, Hayes was a commercial hot-air balloon pilot and is a former Regional Director for Central Okanagan East.

His hobbies include dirt biking, snowmobiling and horseback riding.

April 3, 2017 10:43 am

Man found dead in Kelowna RCMP cells

An investigation is underway following the discovery of a man found dead in an RCMP holding cell. The man was arrested after crashing his car into a tree on McCulloch Road in East Kelowna Friday. Police don’t indicate why he was arrested. Police say the man was taken to the detachment and then to hospital… Continue reading 

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