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 'This could take 3 to 5 years to be resolved' 'This could take 3 to 5 years to be resolved' (Video)
The University of Oregon Foundation beat out other suitors last October for the right to redevelop 17 acres on Eugene's waterfront.

This week, the foundation pulled out of the partnership with Eugene Water & Electric Board.

The foundation's CIO Jay Namyet said it's the only option.
Local New Eugene 4J superintendent starts work July 1 New Eugene 4J superintendent starts work July 1 (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Gustavo Balderas is coming home.

Eugene 4J School District hired the superintendent of the Ocean View School District in Huntington Beach, Calif., to succeed Sheldon Berman.

Oregon is familiar territory for Balderas.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story
Local BBC: Eugene child rape suspect was in trouble in UK BBC: Eugene child rape suspect was in trouble in UK (Video)
The Welsh citizen accused of raping a 10-year-old girl in Eugene was investigated by police, suspended from his job as a lifeguard and out on bail in the UK when he traveled to Oregon, according to media reports from abroad.
Local 'You harmed my family': Victim addresses youth offenders 'You harmed my family': Victim addresses youth offenders (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Tiffany Becker and her family were driving home to Washington from a family vacation to Disneyland.

After spending about a week in the happiest place on earth, she found herself plunged into what she calls a nightmare.

A cinderblock came crashing through Becker's windshield. Police later found the two teens who threw the cinderblock.

She had a chance to address youth offenders through the Lane County Department of Youth Services victim advocacy program.
Local Shooting and standoff in Salem Shooting and standoff in Salem (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A Salem Police K9 was injured in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect Friday morning.

The suspect remained barricaded inside a bus converted into an RV and parked in the lot at the Walmart off Mission Street in Salem, Ore.

The dog is expected to survive its injuries.

The situation started with a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Walmart.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story
Local Anonymous Apps: 'There appear to be no consequences' Anonymous Apps: 'There appear to be no consequences' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Every year there’s a trending new phone app. Now, it seems the greatest attraction among users is anonymity.

“Part of the popularity of anonymous apps is that there appear to be no consequences, no strings, I can say whatever I want,” said University of Oregon public relations instructor Kelli Matthews.

For more on the story, visit the photo gallery.

NewsSource 16's Seena Sleem investigated the popular apps and the damage they cause. She'll have the full story #LiveOn KMTR Thursday night at 5:30, 6:30 and 11.
Local Garbage piles up under Delta Highway on-ramp Garbage piles up under Delta Highway on-ramp (Video)
Under the on-ramp from Delta Highway to Randy Papé Beltline Eastbound are piles of trash. Canisters, bags, and paper wrappers are tucked in the corners from previous campers.