Elizabeth McSheffrey, Elizabeth Around the World, Elizabeth McSheffrey CBCElizabeth has worked as a video journalist in Canada and East Africa. Her work has been aired on Global News, Sportsnet and NationTV Kenya.

SKILLS: Live reporting, Avid NewsCutter, Final Cut, Avid iNews, iMovie, ENPS, Edius; shooting with ENG cameras; framing, lighting and composition


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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.

Elizabeth McSheffrey, Elizabeth Around the World, Elizabeth McSheffrey CBCAl-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.

Another woman stripped naked in Nairobi as MyDressMyChoice protests take to the streets – Daily Nation, November 2014

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.

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