Sara Sidner is a journalist of repute who plies her trade with the Cable News Network (CNN); she joined the media house in 2007. Not only will she awe you with her sensational golden voice, but she is also very dynamic and versatile in her presentation and reportage that you would not wish to blink an eye whenever she is on the screen.
As an undergraduate of the University of Florida, Sara excelled in sports and played for the women’s volleyball team that made the final four in her final year. Below are details of her life, career, and everything in between.
Sara Sidner Biography
Sara Sidner was born on May 31, 1972, in Miami Lakes, Florida, to an African-American father and a British mother. Aside from the ethnicity of her parents, other details about them, Sara’s family background, and upbringing are all under wraps. She attended Hialeah-Miami Lakes High School and subsequently enrolled at the University of Florida where she majored in Telecommunications. During her days at the University, she played on the women’s volleyball team and assisted her team to reach the final four in her final year.
Straight out of the University, Sara was passionate and determined to make an impact in the world of journalism. So she joined WUFT-TV in Gainesville where she kicked off her career as an on-air reporter. With the exposure and experience she gathered from her first job, Sara Sidner moved to KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, where she had a short but impactful career. Her next stint was at WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Florida. After a few years, she moved on and served as a consumer reporter and program anchor for the KDFW-TV channel in Texas. Here, she spent three years doing what she enjoys doing with a committed sense of responsibility. During her time with KDFW-TV in Dallas, one of her outstanding stories is her reportage on the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
By 2004, Sara Sidner became a weekend co-anchor for the KTVU in Oakland, California. She co-hosted the KTVU Channel 2 News at 6 and The Ten O’clock News respectively whilst doubling as a weekday news reporter for the station.
Her Career With CNN
Her efforts in the aforementioned outfits did not go unnoticed; Sara’s career took another dimension in 2007 when CNN came for her services. She joined the reputed media outfit as an international correspondent and has been posted to Jerusalem, Abu Dhabi, as well as New Delhi, India. She currently works in the network’s Los Angeles bureau as a senior International Correspondent.
Sara has distinguished herself in CNN following her coverage of the 2011 Libyan civil war as well as the launching of India’s first unmanned Lunar Probe and the Mumbai terrorist attacks. In all, she has been brave and has shown a high level of professionalism.
She has received several accolades for her professionalism. Sara is a regional Emmy Award winner, she has also been able to bag numerous Associated Press (AP) Awards and much more.
The 5 ft 10 inches tall journalist has equally been rewarded in terms of wealth. She has amassed a good fortune for herself as her net worth has been estimated to be at $3 million.
Who Is The Husband Or Partner?
It is no longer news that the broadcaster is married. On 23rd March 2015, in a talk show, she hinted that she was in a marriage relationship as she disclosed that her tight work schedule as an international correspondent was one of the greatest challenges in her marriage. She further stated that her wedding plans were done via phone while she was in Africa covering the Libyan civil war. Sara laughed as she added that her husband teased her to ensure she made it to her wedding.
Anyway, Sara Sidner is married but information regarding her wedding, the identity of her husband, and what have you are not known to the public. The media practitioner desires to keep her affairs out of the media space. Sara only wants the public to identify her with her profession and nothing more.