Alexandra Byers is an award-winning multiplatform journalist based in Kampala, Uganda. Prior to making the move to East Africa she spent two years producing investigative and breaking news with the CBC News Investigative Unit and CBC News Network in Toronto, Canada. She shoots with a Canon 70D and edits in Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition.
Radio Demo - 3 stories
ISLE OF SHAM - DOCUMENTARY REPORT Tax officials allege the accounting giant crafted an offshore scheme to let rich Canadians avoid tax. We investigate how it works and why it's being kept under wraps. * Nominated for the 2015 CAJ Award for Open Media
MINT CHAIRMAN JIM LOVE EXPENSED LUXURY TRIPS WITH WIFE TO GLOBAL CONFERENCES In about-face, Crown corporation renounces policy that allowed the spending.
CANADIAN MINT STAFF EXPENSED STAY AT LUXURY MEXICAN RESORT Dining, drinking and sightseeing appear to have followed a global coinage convention attended by nearly a dozen Canadian Mint personnel.
THE MOB AND MICHAEL DEGROOTE - THE FIFTH ESTATE - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation "He is one of Canada’s wealthiest businessmen and a respected philanthropist. But when Michael DeGroote invested millions in a dream venture of Caribbean casinos, it led to a nightmare of death threats and revenge plots and the involvement of a leading Mafia Godfather. An explosive year-long investigation by the CBC and the Globe and Mail." * Winner of the 2015 Canadian Screen Award for Best Editorial Research * Nominated for the 2015 CAJ Award for Open Broadcast Feature