Elizabeth has produced news, documentary and current affairs coverage in Canada and East Africa. Her video work has been published by Global News and NationTV Kenya, and she has worked as a stringer for CBC and CTV news programs during Al-Shebaab terrorist attacks near the Somali border.
SKILLS: Live reporting, stand-ups; Avid NewsCutter, Final Cut, Avid iNews, iMovie, ENPS, Edius; shooting with ENG and DSLR cameras; framing, lighting and composition
Global News at 6 — Halifax
‘It could have easily derailed’: VIA Rail Insider on train accident near Debert, N.S. — Global News, March 2019
Terrorist attacks in Kenya
In April 2015, nearly 150 Christian students were slaughtered at Garissa University College in western Kenya at the hands of a Somalia-based terror group, Al-Shebaab. Elizabeth provided breaking hourly updates to media outlets all over the world from Nairobi during this massacre – the largest on Kenyan soil in 18 years. Below are a few samples of her on-camera work as a stringer both for this attack, and one in 2014.
Al-Shebaab claims responsibility for deadly attack in Kenya — CBC News Now, December 2014
Kenya’s president vows harsh action after militants warn of more attacks — CTV Toronto, April 2015
Deadly attack on Kenyan college — CBC News Now, April 2015
Other news coverage from Nairobi
Chaos as City Park hawkers hold protest over market fire — Daily Nation, February 2016
Tear gas, bullets and beatings follow a violent protest in Nairobi after a vegetable market was destroyed in a suspicious midnight fire (Feb. 2015).
Activists march to the Office of the President to protest insecurity — Daily Nation, November 2014
When Al-Shebaab attacks leave more than 60 civilians dead in Mandera County near the Somalia border, Nairobi residents demand immediate counter-terrorist action from the President.
After several women were stripped in the streets for their alleged “indecent” attire, hundreds of Kenyans storm the capital united by the hashtag, #MyDressMyChoice.
The litter bug in Nairobi National Park — NTV Kenya, March 2015
There’s a new animal in town in Nairobi National Park, and it’s not the kind you want to see on a safari.