Kyle Jahns is a communications graduate with a degree and diploma from Red River College’s Creative Communications program and the University of Winnipeg’s rhetoric program.
In 2013 he was named the inaugural recipient of the World Curling Federation’s trainee journalist program. Jahns travelled to Sochi, Russia for the 2013 World Junior Curling Championships – a test event for the curling venue at the upcoming Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Since his first internship, Jahns has worked for governing bodies of sport at the 2013 World Mixed Doubles/Senior Curling Championships, 2013 United States Olympic Curling Trials, 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings – Canadian Olympic Curling Trials, and 2014 World Women’s Curling Championship.
Jahns was also selected to work with the Olympic and Paralympic News Services at the 2014 Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Games.
While working at these events, Jahns has gained experience writing feature stories on athletes and game summaries for press releases to strict deadlines. He also has experience updating websites, social media, and photo libraries for organizations.
Jahns is still involved in the world of curling as a freelance writer for the Canadian Curling Association.
Currently, Jahns is based out of Kindersley, Saskatchewan. He is the sports reporter for four weekly newspapers, covering a variety of sports in communities like Kindersley, Eston, Kerrobert, and the general West Central Saskatchewan region.