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 Springfield may require vets to help make sure dogs are licensed Springfield may require vets to help make sure dogs are licensed (Video)
The City of Springfield has proposed an ordinance to require veterinarians to report vaccinations to animal control so they can ensure animals are also licensed.

There are close to 3,000 licensed dogs in Springfield.

Animal control estimates there are as many as 10,000 dogs living in the city.
Local Community gathers to remember Mark Lewis Community gathers to remember Mark Lewis (Video)
If you ask his family, Mark Lewis was a loving husband and father.

If you ask his students, he was a passionate instructor and mentor.

They all agree: Mark was a legendary storyteller.Mark passed away on December 7 from a pulmonary embolism. He was 60 years old.
Local 'We used to spend about $25 million on roads. Now we have about $3 million' 'We used to spend about $25 million on roads. Now we have about $3 million' (Video)
There are more than 1,400 miles of county roads and 414 bridges in Lane County.

Funding to maintain those roads has been a challenge for years, said Lydia McKinney, the county's transportation manager.

"We used to spend about $25 million on roads," McKinney said. "We now have about $3 million a year. So the long story short is we have about a $9 million budget gap."

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story
Local Donate your unwanted vehicle for a year-end tax deduction Donate your unwanted vehicle for a year-end tax deduction (Video)
Cars, trucks, RVs - even boats: St. Vincent de Paul wants the vehicles you no longer want.

"It's also a time where we look on ways on how we can help the homeless out there, and of course some of the vehicles we have we try to make sure they're available either really affordable prices or free," said Terry McDonald, the executive director of St. Vincent de Paul.
Local 'They were coming in pretending to be the bell ringers' 'They were coming in pretending to be the bell ringers' (Video)
You've seen them - and heard them - before: Salvation Army bell ringers, stationed outside stores at the holidays.

The Salvation Army uses money from the donations to help families in need, especially during the holiday season.

But imposters have been pocketing donations for themselves.
Local Bed bugs found in Eugene Library Bed bugs found in Eugene Library (Video)
A Eugene Library worker spotted a bug on a chair on the third floor and collected it.

Once the library was notified it was indeed a bed bug, Lavena Nohrenberg said library staff got rid of the chair and brought in pest control experts to inspect every chair throughout the library.

"We found a few chairs that had evidence of bed bugs that surrounded the initial chair," said Nohrenberg, the customer experience manager at the libary. "All of those chairs were removed, and as a precaution all of the areas surrounding the chairs were treated."
Local Woman faces criminally negligent homicide charge in deadly hit-and-run crash Woman faces criminally negligent homicide charge in deadly hit-and-run crash (Video)
The woman accused in a deadly hit-and-run crash had tears in her eyes Monday as she was formally arraigned on charges of criminally negligent homicide, hit-and-run and tampering with evidence.

Springfield Police say 30-year-old Isabel McDaniel was behind the wheel of a car Thursday that hit a father and son as they crossed Main Street at 54th Street.

The car sideswiped Julio Ortiz, 39, of Springfield.

His father, Daniel Ortiz Reynaga, 67, died from his injuries.

He was carried 12 blocks on the car and found a mile and a half from the scene of the crash.