Otiena Ellwand is a reporter at the Edmonton Journal. She joined the team in May 2013 as a general assignment reporter. She is currently covering the crime beat.
She spent a year working at the Telegraph-Journal in Saint John, N.B., covering provincial and municipal issues, crime, court and sports.
She is a graduate of Ryerson University’s journalism program. During her four-year degree, she spent time interning overseas at CBC’s bureau in London, England, and at a daily newspaper in Mumbai, India.
Otiena loves traveling, fitness, cooking, reading and listening to the radio.
Otiena has contributed articles to the Toronto Star online, Chatelaine, Toronto Standard, Spacing Magazine, the Mumbai Mid-Day, Monday Magazine, and others. She is available for freelance work.
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