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Omayra Issa is currently a journalist based in Saskatchewan. Born in Morocco, raised in Niger, and living in Saskatchewan for two decades, Issa is fluent in five languages. She co-created and co-produced Black on the Prairies, a groundbreaking interactive project that brought to life stories detailing Black lives past, present and future in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Alberta. In 2019 she was named one of Canada’s top 100 Black Women to watch and was nominated for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award.

Omayra is represented by Chelene Knight.