Sheena Rossiter

Journalist

Sheena Rossiter is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. She lived in Brazil for nearly seven years working as a foreign correspondent covering the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Prior to that, she was based in London and Barcelona. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, and is an associate producer at CBC Edmonton.

Latest from Sheena Rossiter

Enoch Cree Nation model face of Nike ad campaign

Ashley Callingbull has worn many hats — and crowns — in her career. She’s a model, actress, motivational speaker and former Mrs. Universe. Now the Enoch Cree Nation-born Callingbull is one of three faces for Nike’s new Indigenous-inspired shoe, the N7. 

Cheating becoming an unexpected COVID-19 side effect for universities

Cheating on assignments and exams at universities is as old as the institutions themselves. And helping students cut corners on course work continues to be big business. 

More recognition for Black songs of struggle needed in Canada, says Edmonton singer

A local songwriter would like to see more recognition for Black songs of struggle in Canada.

Retired seamstress sews masks to fight the pandemic and help feed animals in need

Retired seamstress Jean Henderson dusted off her sewing machine at the start of the pandemic, sewing masks for neighbours and family and now selling them to strangers, with proceeds going to the Alberta SPCA.
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Palestinian community prepares for first appearance at Edmonton's Heritage Festival

The inaugural Palestine Pavilion will be part of the 44th edition of the Heritage Festival in Edmonton, taking place this long weekend.

Colouring outside the lines: Edmonton kids colour in Kate Bush-inspired music video

Hundreds of Edmonton elementary school students crayoned in a colouring book to create an animated music video.

With 1,500 tonnes of sand, Northlands set to host world's best beach volleyball players

The $150,000 Edmonton Open, which starts Wednesday and runs through the weekend in conjunction with K-Days, makes Edmonton only the fourth Canadian city to host the FIBV tour.

Edmonton app wins grant to help improve health-care access in Somalia

Khalid Hashi has received $10,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

New, young face of poetry becomes Edmonton poet laureate

Nisha Patel is Edmonton's new poet laureate and she couldn't be happier.
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'The most exciting sport you'll ever see': Indian relay takes off in northern Alberta

Thousands of animated fans watched daredevil riders at Bonnyville’s rodeo grounds, during an inaugural Indian relay race over the May long weekend.

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