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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
West Kelowna cadet honoured for leadership

West Kelowna cadet honoured for leadership

Oct 1, 2023 / 3:00 pm

A West Kelowna cadet has received a distinguished service medal for leadership and setting a positive example as a role model. At the end of every summer, the...

Okanagan film and TV industry to hold second forum this year

Okanagan film and TV industry to hold second forum this year

Oct 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

The Okanagan TV and film industry is holding its second industry forum in October. Damon Gregory of EMC Studios says the event follows up the "big...

KF Centre For Excellence takes top building prize

KF Centre For Excellence takes top building prize

Sep 30, 2023 / 2:00 pm

KF Centre For Excellence won big at the 2023 Thompson Okanagan Commercial Building Awards ceremony Thursday night at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna. Out of 40...

Fifth annual Rotary Club Lobster Crawl returns in mid-October

Fifth annual Rotary Club Lobster Crawl returns in mid-October

Sep 30, 2023 / 12:00 pm

Organizers of the annual Lake Country Rotary Club drive-thru lobster dinner are preparing to fly in 300 lobsters from the East Coast next month. The fifth...

Kelowna Yacht Club hosts 23rd annual Blind Fishing Derby

Kelowna Yacht Club hosts 23rd annual Blind Fishing Derby

Sep 29, 2023 / 6:00 pm

The Kelowna Yacht Club celebrated another successful season on Sept. 16 with one of its most cherished events, the Blind Fishing Derby. The Blind Fishing Derby...

Ellison Fire Department looking for new recruits this fall

Ellison Fire Department looking for new recruits this fall

Sep 29, 2023 / 4:57 pm

The Ellison Fire Department is looking for new recruits. The annual fall recruitment campaign is now underway and Ellison is looking for six new recruits to...

UBCO professor explains emotional response to wildfire and what comes next

UBCO professor explains emotional response to wildfire and what comes next

Sep 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

It's been 20 years since the Okanagan Mountain Park wildfire scorched the east side of Okanagan Lake. Now history feels like it is repeating itself after...

Kelowna chainsaw carver eager to share art, passion and experience

Kelowna chainsaw carver eager to share art, passion and experience

Sep 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

It's not every day you meet someone who sees artistic value in dead trees. "It's something I'm extremely passionate about, something I love...

How will the McDougall Creek fire impact West Kelowna's drinking water?

How will the McDougall Creek fire impact West Kelowna's drinking water?

Sep 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

The view from the McDougall Rim trail above West Kelowna's Rose Valley looks very different post-wildfire. Aside from the visual shock left by looking at...

Run for the Cure returns to Kelowna, Kamloops this Sunday

Run for the Cure returns to Kelowna, Kamloops this Sunday

Sep 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

The Canadian Cancer Society is running for a cure again this fall. The 32nd annual Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure goes this Sunday, Oct. 1....

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