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 Bowling alley fire investigation on hold Bowling alley fire investigation on hold (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The investigation into the fire that reduced Southtowne Lanes to ashes August 5 remains on stanby.

One of the investigation teams is not yet available, said Al Gerard, deputy chief of the Eugene-Springfield Fire Department.

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Local The Really Big One: Forum set August 6 at UO The Really Big One: Forum set August 6 at UO (Video)
Worried about the potential Cascadia earthquake scenario described in a recent article in The New Yorker?

The topic is the subject of a public event Thursday, August 6, at the UO.
Local Record heat greets Benton County Fair Record heat greets Benton County Fair (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The Benton County Fair opened Wednesday, the first of what is expected to be a string of days with high temperatures over 100 F.

The heat will present health risks for people and pets and fire risks for forests and grasslands this week. An excessive heat warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Friday for much of the Willamette Valley.

One of the most crucial reminders is staying hydrated.

Forecast | Symptoms of Heat Illness | Kids In Cars | Protect Your Pets | Where To Cool Off
Local Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness (Video)
The heat will present health risks for people and pets and fire risks for forests and grasslands this week.

Extreme heat is the most common cause of weather-related deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, killing more people on average each year than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined.

Forecast | Symptoms of Heat Illness | Kids In Cars | Protect Your Pets | Where To Cool Off
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.