Sasa Petricic is featured in the following program(s):
- The National (HD) (Correspondent)
Sasa Petricic is a videojournalist for The National, CBC-TV's flagship national newscast. He not only reports, but also shoots and edits the stories he presents from across Canada and around the world.
Petricic has been nominated for a Gemini Award, as well as receiving awards from the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) and the Canadian Association of Journalists for his story-telling and investigative journalism.
Petricic is based in Ottawa, where he spent almost a decade reporting on federal politics from Parliament Hill.
His stories have taken him to every continent. In 2006, Petricic was the first CBC reporter to file stories from Antarctica. He covered the tsunami in Southeast Asia and genocide in Rwanda, the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. and Canada's mission in Afghanistan for CBC News. He has also worked on special projects for BBC Television News and appeared on CNN.
Before arriving in Ottawa, Petricic held a variety of posts for CBC News in Winnipeg, Regina and Montreal.
Petricic has a Bachelor of Journalism degree with combined honours in Soviet and East European Studies from Carleton University, Ottawa. He has also studied at Hope College in Michigan and the University of Quebec.
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