Sebastian Cushing Rodriguez is a multi-platform journalist based in Berlin, Germany. He has more than ten years experience working in Canada, Latin America, Asia and Europe. He has spent the last five years working at CBC News Network in Toronto.
On May 10, 2015, Pullitzer Prize winning journalist Seymore Hersh published the article "The Killing of Osama bin Laden" in the London Review of Books. The piece directly challenged the U.S. governments version of events that lead to the death of Osama Bin Laden. The White House immediately responded by criticizing Hersh's lack of revealed sources. This was an interview I produced with Hersh that same day.
in December 2013, Al Jazeera journalist Mohamad Fahmy was arrested with two colleagues by Egyptian authorities. I produced an interview with Fahmy for CBC News while he was out on bail awaiting a new trial.
Several examples of my print work including pieces I did for Verge Magazine out of Latin America.
The Investigator's was a prime time nationally broadcast CBC program that explored the process of how journalism is produced. I worked as a producer with the program for a season.
El Salvador's New Way of Fighting - CBC Radio 1 This radio essay covered the 2009 presidential elections in El Salvador in which the former guerrilla movement FMLN gained power.
This was a piece I did for CBC Radio 1 on illegal immigration. I spoke with several members of Toronto's Latin American community who were in the final stages of deportation from Canada.