Shallima is a reporter with Global Edmonton.
A storyteller with a multifaceted background, Shallima has written for international news agency Thomson Reuters.
She was honoured to be chosen as the recipient of their summer internship after graduating from Ryerson University’s School of Journalism.
Shallima later joined the Business News Network newsroom as a broadcast associate. She chase produced for several programs and filled in as a news break anchor.
Two years later she moved to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. As a video journalist, she shot, edited and wrote each of her stories.
Shallima then co-anchored and reported for live morning news programs in Regina and Saskatoon.
It was during her time in Saskatchewan’s most populous city that she joined Global Saskatoon as anchor of the weekend Evening News and News Final.
Originally from Toronto, Shallima is thrilled to be living in the City of Champions and welcomes every new adventure with open arms.
When she’s not reporting, you can find her at a neighbourhood greasy spoon clutching a newspaper, a hot cup of coffee and getting set to dig into a plate of huevos rancheros.
Shallima loves to travel and spend quality time with her fiancé.
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