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 Man charged with woman's murder: 'She didn't deserve what happened to her' Man charged with woman's murder: 'She didn't deserve what happened to her' (Video)
A neighbor on Berntzen Road said he knew it was too late for Kathy Kay Braun.

"Her body was cold, so that told me there was no hope," said Rowland, who asked not to be identified by his full name. "Her boyfriend and I found her - well, he found her in the garage, and he came out and told me and I went in and checked her for a pulse and I couldn't find one, so I said call 911."
Local Bar catering to LGBTQ community to open soon Bar catering to LGBTQ community to open soon (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The concept for The Wayward Lamb came to Colin Graham in November.

"I found myself a single man, and that was when I first encountered what was happening in Eugene as a gay man," he said.

The issue: no establishments that cater to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

Graham teamed up with marketing manager and events producer John O'Malley to change that situation.
Local Police escort Torch of Hope en route to Special Olympics Police escort Torch of Hope en route to Special Olympics (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The Flame of Hope torch is making its way through Oregon with a police escort.

The tradition of having law enforcement relay the torch to the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics dates back to 1981.

Each year, 85,000 peace officers take part across the country.

The torch passed through Lane County on Wednesday.
Local 'I would've been right with those kids pulling on the bomb' 'I would've been right with those kids pulling on the bomb' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
William Hartlerode wanted to join his pastor and youth group from the small southern Oregon town of Bly on a picnic May 5, 1945.

"I would've went if mom would've let me go, but I just couldn't because I was just too sick," Hartlerode, 84 of Eugene, said. "She didn't want me to give the other kids the same cold I had."

A Japanese production company interviewed Hartlerode for an upcoming documentary on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

His cold likely saved his life that day.
Local Former exec gets 12 years for fraud linked to deadly helicopter crash Former exec gets 12 years for fraud linked to deadly helicopter crash (Video)
Jake Charlson graduated from the University of Oregon on Monday as one of the men linked to his older brother's death faced justice.

"I actually started walking to my commencement the same time Methany was walking to the stand down in Medford," Jake said wednesday. "Same day, same time: 9 o'clock."
Local Citizens opposed to background checks want to recall state senator Citizens opposed to background checks want to recall state senator (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Citizens opposed to Oregon's new law requiring background checks on private sales of firearms want to recall State Senator Floyd Prozanski of Eugene.

They met in front of the Lane County Courthouse on Tuesday, chanting "Flo Pro Must Go!"

The protesters said requiring background checks on firearm sales violates their constitutional rights.