Deena Zaidi

CTVNews.ca Data Journalist

Toronto

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Deena Zaidi is a data journalist based in Toronto. Previously, she worked as a data reporter with The Puget Sound Business Journal in Seattle.

Deena has written extensively for TheStreet.com, VentureBeat, Truthout, and Seeking Alpha. Her bylines can be found in Reuters, Yahoo Finance, and MSN Money.

Her writing primarily focuses on data-driven stories that look beyond the numbers published in public records. Her featured stories include the underreported COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities in Washington state and the economics of managing a food truck in Seattle.

With a degree in MBA in Finance and an MSc. in International Banking, she is keen to look at the investigative side of stories, where data is fundamental.

Deena speaks English, Hindi and Urdu.