Mia Sheldon joined 16×9 as a producer in 2011, producing stories about everything from Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, hackers and forced adoptions to refugees and 3D printers. Prior to joining the Global team, Mia worked in independent production in a variety of roles, including producing a documentary for the CBC, various television series/specials and working in a Spanish radio station in Bolivia. Mia has filmed in such places as India, Kenya, the UK, and all the small places in between, interviewing call center employees, athletes, gamblers and people making a difference. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Mia looks at the trends and social issues that have the potential to change our world.
On Sat. Oct. 18, chat with members of the 16×9 team, mothers of kids with severe allergies, a human rights lawyer and a representative from Anaphylaxis Canada, as they discuss school children with allergies. Continue reading →
The group of synchronized swimmers hired to perform at pool parties and private events are expanding to Calgary and Vancouver. You can watch an encore presentation of 16×9’s feature on the Aqualillies this Saturday. Continue reading →
It is probably the least likely place to expect a catwalk- the home of Canada’s Governor General in Ottawa. But on October 9th, guests such as Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, Olympian Clara Hughes and singer Susan Aglukark crowded Rideau Hall for the Mad Couture Catwalk show, an art-meets-fashion-meets-mental health awareness fashion show. Continue reading →