Saša Petricic is a highly respected Canadian journalist who currently holds the position of CBC News’ Asia correspondent, based in Beijing.
Saša Petricic Biography
His expertise and experience have led him to cover significant international events, with a particular focus on the Middle East.
Having previously served as CBC’s correspondent in the Middle East, Saša Petricic reported from Syria during the civil war, providing firsthand coverage of the conflict. He closely followed the Arab Spring movement in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia, and has reported on recent developments in Iraq, Turkey, and Lebanon.
His exceptional reporting on Syria earned him the prestigious Canadian Screen Award for Best Reporting in 2014.
Saša’s exceptional work as a journalist has garnered recognition and accolades throughout his career. He has been nominated for a Gemini Award and has received awards from the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTDNA) and the Canadian Association of Journalists for his captivating documentary storytelling and investigative journalism.
With extensive experience as a veteran journalist, Saša Petricic has reported from every continent. He made history in 2006 as the first CBC reporter to file stories from Antarctica. Throughout his career, he has covered significant global events, including the Southeast Asian tsunami, the Rwandan genocide, and the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. Additionally, Saša has contributed to special projects for BBC Television News and made appearances on CNN.
Before his international assignments, Saša spent eight years as a Parliamentary correspondent in Ottawa. He has also worked as a CBC reporter in Montreal, Regina, and Winnipeg, further enhancing his understanding of different regions and their unique dynamics.
Saša holds a degree in Journalism and Soviet Studies from Carleton University in Ottawa, and he has pursued additional studies at Hope College in Michigan and the University of Quebec.
Saša Petricic’s dedication to journalistic integrity, extensive international reporting, and commitment to delivering thought-provoking stories have cemented his reputation as a respected and accomplished journalist.
His contributions to CBC News and his ability to provide insightful analysis and reporting from around the world continue to captivate audiences and contribute to a broader understanding of global events.
Saša Petricic Age
He was born 1963.