Adam Donnelly has deep roots in the North Thompson Valley. He was born and raised in Clearwater, and grew up watching CFJC News, before spending 8 years living, working, and studying in Kamloops.
Adam graduated from BCIT's Broadcast and Media Communications program in 2013, and immediately took a job at CKPG News in Prince George. He worked for two years in BC's Northern Capital; when not working, Adam spent many hours at the rink as the Media Director for the BCMML's Cariboo Cougars. In August 2015, Adam moved back to Kamloops to join CFJC News, as a Videojournalist.
Adam's a passionate sports fan, who enjoys covering local teams. One the highlights of his career, so far, is calling play-by-play for the Men's and Women's Hockey tournaments, during the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
Enrollment in the School District is down, but not as much as the district had anticipated. Superintendent Karl DeBruijn says due to some minor issues with new software, the final numbers have yet to be submitted to the provincial government.
Saturday was a big day for the Rocky Mountain Rangers. The Army Reserve Regiment, garrisoned in Kamloops, named their new Honorary Colonel. Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon was named to the post at a ceremony on the weekend.