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BAJ Visser

Freelance Political Reporter

Location icon Canada

Bryce "BAJ" Visser is a Calgary-based journalist, specializing in print, digital, and social media journalism. As an editor, Bryce as managed Social Media, Digital Distribution, and Civic affairs, while as a reporter, he has worked beats as diverse as Post Secondary Education, First Nations Issues, and Iowa State Politics durring his time at the University of Iowa.

When he's not on the job, Bryce enjoys reading novels and news, writing fiction, and playing tabletop games. Currently he is writing a graphic novel titled "Horror Shop." He also has a bit of the travel bug, and heartily embraces any opportunity to travel the world that comes his way.

Born in Gibsons, British Columbia, Bryce considers Fort McMurray his hometown, having graduated from Father Mercredi Community High School before heading to Calgary to obtain an education in Communication Studies from Mount Royal Universtiy.

Portfolio
The Reflector
10/06/2014
Councillor sees exciting future for Mount Royal area

"It's just incredible," enthuses Brian Pincott as he looks over a map of Calgary's Ward 11. The councillor, elected to his third term in last year's election, was discussing the wave of developments happening in the communities around Mount Royal University, from development at the Currie Barracks and ATCO Lands to the introduction of what Pincott calls Calgary's first "real" bus rapid transit line.

Calgary Journal
10/22/2013
Meet Calgary's new city council

With incumbent Mayor Naheed Nenshi clinching victory early in the Monday evening election, the real fight was in Calgary's 14 wards, as several of the city's incumbent council members faced strong challengers.

The Calgary Journal
06/20/2013
Calgary's gone cosplay crazy

It’s convention season in Calgary. The city plays home to three major conventions, plus a host of minor ones, throughout the summer months. These “festivals of geek culture” are attracting larger numbers every year.

The Calgary Journal
03/15/2011
Meet the Steampunks

“Fantastical” subculture enjoying growth in Calgary

The Calgary Journal
12/06/2010
A century of change

Mount Royal University’s history gives institution reason to celebrate

The Calgary Journal
11/04/2010
Gaming for grades

Post-secondary educators use the power of simulation to help students learn

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