Seena Sleem

Reporter

Seena Sleem
Seena Sleem
Reporter
Seena Sleem was born and raised in New York.

She considers herself a city girl and even got her undergraduate degree there. She has a B.A. in Politics and Broadcast Journalism from New York University. At her time at NYU she was part of the newscast, anchoring, producing and editing.

Back in NY, Seena interned for several broadcast stations including CNN, MTV and also the local news station, NY1. Right before she left for Oregon she anchored the United Nations online newscast.

Seena loves to play soccer; she was captain of her varsity team. She also enjoys traveling and has spent one semester studying abroad in Prague.

She's very active on social media. If you want to follow her on twitter or instagram her account is @seenasleem. You can also find her on facebook.

Recent stories by Seena Sleem

Local New ownership asking some Seirra Oaks Senior Citizen residents to move New ownership asking some Seirra Oaks Senior Citizen residents to move (Photo Gallery) (Video)
New ownership is changing the focus, and now residents who don't fall under the facility’s new requirements are being asked to move by the end of the month. Residents of the Sierra Oaks Senior Center were notified by letter that the center is being purchased by River Grove Operating Company.
Local Oregon Care Partners hosts Alzheimer's conferences Oregon Care Partners hosts Alzheimer's conferences (Video)
Oregon care partners held a workshop today at the Eugene Hilton. It’s aimed to provide support to those caring for someone with alzheimer's or dementia. The free event is part of a statewide caregiver training intiative.
Local Albany pulls together in wake of fire: 'We're going to get past this' Albany pulls together in wake of fire: 'We're going to get past this' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Investigators are exploring whether a fire at South Albany High School and a nearby explosion involving propane tanks and a travel trailer are linked or not - and have not ruled out arson as a possible cause.

Students watched in disbelief as the school smoldered through the day. Classes are canceled Thursday, and no classes were planned for Friday.

Nearly 600 students depend on the kitchen at South Albany for their breakfast and lunch, including students at other schools.
Local Skateboarders hit by car: 'I heard a crash, and something hit the side of me' Skateboarders hit by car: 'I heard a crash, and something hit the side of me' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Miranda Canter was with Codylee Nute on Tuesday night.

"He wanted to go for a ride before going home," Canter said. "So I said, 'OK, let's go.'"

The two made their way to Q Street on skateboards.

Canter said she and Nute, her classmate at Gateways High School, were skating in the bike lane as they approached 15th and Q streets around 10:30 p.m.

Miranda, an experienced skater, said she didn't see the car coming.
Local Teen skateboarder hit by car suffers serious injuries Teen skateboarder hit by car suffers serious injuries (Video)
A car collided with 2 teens on skateboards Tuesday night, seriously injuring one of the youths, Springfield Police said.

Seventeen-year-old Codylee Nute suffered serious injuries and was rushed to the hospital, police said.

On a website set up by Nute's sister, she reports he required brain surgery and may have suffered a torn main artery in his stomach.

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Local Police: Woman on fire crashes burning car, jumps off bridge Police: Woman on fire crashes burning car, jumps off bridge (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A woman reported missing on Tuesday crashed her burning car on the Washington-Jefferson Bridge, exited the car engulfed in flames and jumped off the bridge 40 feet to the ground below Thursday, police said.

A second person suffered unknown injuries, hit by falling debris from the car or bridge.

This is a developing story. Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story
Local TSA + O = new EUG sign TSA + O = new EUG sign (Video)
People are taking notice of the new green and yellow at the Eugene Airport.

Comments are blowing up on Twitter, all in honor of the new Eugene airport's Oregon Duck-themed TSA screening area.
Local Rescue Express out to save pets Rescue Express out to save pets (Video)
Michael McCarthy is a retired software entrepreneur.

He has invested $80,000 in the Rescue Express - and says it's worth every penny.

McCarthy drives the rescue bus from California to Oregon, then Washington and western Canada.

Along the 20-hour drive, he drops off pets to rescues and no-kill shelters.
Local 'Everything they asked us to do, we did': State suspends mental health facility's license 'Everything they asked us to do, we did': State suspends mental health facility's license (Video)
The Oregon Health Authority suspended the license of a mental health facility on March 2, putting 24 people out of work and forcing a dozen patients to move.

The OHA Addictions and Mental Health Division suspended the license for ShelterCare's Heeran Center after it failed an inspection.

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Local Meningitis vaccine requires 3 doses to work Meningitis vaccine requires 3 doses to work (Video)
A mass vaccination clinic continues through Thursday at the University of Oregon to counter a bacterial infection that has sicked 4 students this year, killing one of them.

Organizers are already preparing for phase two and three: the vaccine in use at the clinic requires three doses to be effective.
Local Fire department loses $50K in gear to theft Fire department loses $50K in gear to theft (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A rural fire department lost $50,000 in life-saving equipment to theft last week.

The items stolen from the Mohawk Valley Fire Department include two heart monitor/defibrillator units used to save people in cardiac arrest, Chief Dennis Shew said.