Saša Petricic is the Middle East correspondent for CBC-TV. For the past decade, he has been a videojournalist for The National, reporting from across Canada and around the world.
He has been nominated for a Gemini Award, as well as receiving awards from the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) and the Canadian Association of Journalists for his story-telling and investigative journalism.
His stories have taken him to every continent. In 2006, Petricic was the first CBC reporter to file stories from Antarctica. He covered the tsunami in Southeast Asia and genocide in Rwanda, the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S. and Canada's mission in Afghanistan for CBC News. He has also worked on special projects for BBC Television News and appeared on CNN.
Petricic spent eight years as a Parliamentary correspondent in Ottawa and many years before that as a CBC reporter in Montreal, Regina and Winnipeg.
He has a degree in Journalism and Soviet Studies from Carleton University, Ottawa. He has also studied at Hope College in Michigan and the University of Quebec.
Other Members of The National's News Team
- Peter Mansbridge, Toronto
- Adrienne Arsenault, Toronto
- Nahlah Ayed, London
- Kim Brunhuber, Toronto
- Ian Hanomansing, Vancouver
- Amanda Lang, Toronto
- Neil Macdonald, Washington, D.C.
- Claire Martin, Toronto