Brooks DeCillia

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Brooks DeCillia is a national reporter for CBC News in Alberta, Canada. His reports regularly air on CBC Television’s The National and CBC Radio programs, including The World at Six and World Report.

DeCillia attended journalism school at the University of Regina after getting an honours degree in international studies from the University of Saskatchewan, during his last year at the University of Saskatchewan he also helmed the student newspaper "The Sheaf."

DeCillia studied politics and communication at the London School of Economics as a Chevening Scholar.[1] His dissertation about the mainstream media’s coverage of Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan won the Silverstone Prize.[2]

DeCillia has covered stories in south Asia, Europe and across North America. He was embedded with Canadian forces Kandahar in Afghanistan in 2006 and 2007.

DeCillia runs marathons. He has a wife and son.[3]

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