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Rob Gibson

Rob Gibson


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Rob Gibson is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster with a background in television, radio, print and online media.

He came to Castanet in 2018 after working in Northern Ontario, Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, Victoria and now Kelowna.

Rob grew up in Kenora Ontario and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies from Concordia University in Montreal.

Rob has two sons who he enjoys, golfing, fishing and barbecuing with.
Latest Articles from Rob Gibson
Doctor turns years of comedy into joke book fundraiser for KGH Foundation

Doctor turns years of comedy into joke book fundraiser for KGH Foundation

Mar 2, 2024 / 4:00 am

Did you hear the one about the joke-telling surgical assistant? That would be Kelowna family doctor David Goldberg. “What’s the difference between a...

Former UBCO golf team captain hits hole-in-one trying to qualify for PGA Canada

Former UBCO golf team captain hits hole-in-one trying to qualify for PGA Canada

Mar 1, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Kelowna golfer and former UBCO Heat team captain can cross another item off his bucket list. Justin Towill turned pro in January of this year after graduating...

Minister calls investigation into why Kelowna was not informed of child predator's release

Minister calls investigation into why Kelowna was not informed of child predator's release

Feb 29, 2024 / 4:54 pm

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth says he's ordered an investigation into why the public was not informed convicted sex offender Taylor Dueck was being...

West Kelowna RCMP need public's finding missing 14-year-old girl

West Kelowna RCMP need public's finding missing 14-year-old girl

Feb 29, 2024 / 1:09 pm

Editors note: West Kelowna RCMP have confirmed the missing youth is found safe. Castanet has removed her photograph and name from this story. The West Kelowna...

Kelowna man hits lucky lotto numbers, wins $160,189 prize

Kelowna man hits lucky lotto numbers, wins $160,189 prize

Feb 29, 2024 / 11:41 am

A Kelowna man is thanking his lucky stars he decided to buy a Lotto 6/49 ticket this January. Roderick Reid was enjoying a coffee and a soak in his hot tub when...

Crash slows Boucherie Rd. in West Kelowna

Crash slows Boucherie Rd. in West Kelowna

Feb 29, 2024 / 10:45 am

UPDATE 11:05 a.m. Traffic on Boucherie Road in West Kelowna has now returned to normal after a collision just after 9 a.m. slowed traffic in the area. ORIGINAL...

Child predator allegedly attacks again after Kelowna goes unwarned of his release

Child predator allegedly attacks again after Kelowna goes unwarned of his release

Feb 29, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Kelowna family is looking for answers after their 11-year-old daughter was allegedly victimized by a high-risk sex offender earlier this month. Taylor Dueck,...

RCMP impound electric scooter as Kelowna driver cries foul

RCMP impound electric scooter as Kelowna driver cries foul

Feb 28, 2024 / 5:33 pm

A Kelowna man is questioning why he was pulled over by RCMP while riding his electric scooter in the bike lane on Baron Road earlier this week. Kwame Balliston...

Avalanche Canada advises against travel in avalanche terrain

Avalanche Canada advises against travel in avalanche terrain

Feb 28, 2024 / 9:54 am

While winter storm warnings remain in effect across many of the highway mountain passes, Avalanche Canada is reminding outdoor enthusiasts of the increased...

Kelowna student honoured nationally by BGC Canada

Kelowna student honoured nationally by BGC Canada

Feb 27, 2024 / 9:00 pm

A Kelowna student has been named a BGC Canada Youth of the Year regional recipient. Mehak Parihar, a first-year engineering student at UBCO, is one of seven...

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