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Kas Roussy

Kas Roussy

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Kas Roussy is a network reporter currently based in the health unit at CBC's head quarters in Toronto.

While assigned to the unit, Roussy reports on medicine and health issues for CBC's News Network, The National, as well as CBC radio's The World This Hour, The World at Six, and The World this Weekend.

Prior to this assigment, Roussy was a general television news reporter based in Toronto.

In 2009, she took on the duties of news producer in CBC's then-Latin America bureau, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

While assigned there, Roussy covered earthquakes in both Haiti and Chile, as well as environmental issues in Brazil's Amazon.

Roussy also spent four and a half years as CBC's television news producer in Beijing, China, covering stories such as the droughts in Mongolia, earthquakes in Taiwan, elections in Thailand, a referendum for independence in East Timor. She has travelled to Tibet, and Xinjiang China, and to Dharamsala in northern India for an interview with the Dalai Lama.

Roussy also spent several weeks in Pakistan, and Afghanistan following the 9-11 attacks on the World Trade Center, where she covered the war on terrorism, and Canada's troops deployed to eastern Afghanistan.

Roussy joined CBC Television National News in July 1990 as the first national reporter based in New Brunswick. She then became the Halifax National correspondent covering all of the Maritimes.

Prior to that, Roussy was a TV news reporter at CBC Calgary and CBC Edmonton. She started out in TV in 1981 in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

Born in Cornwall, Ont., Roussy studied television broadcasting at Loyalist College in Belleville. She is bilingual.

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