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Sarah specializes in magazine and digital journalism and has developed particular skills over the years in feature writing and research. Her work can be found in Notre Dame Magazine, New Hampshire Magazine, 5280, Down East, Indianapolis Monthly,, and the Pharos-Tribune of Logansport, Indiana.








Research Editor, Blue Marble

February 2024 - Present

I fact-check and edit all content — written stories, newsletters, videos, and more — for Blue Marble, a global news startup housed within the Chicago Council for Global Affairs.

Freelance Writer & Editor

2014 - Present

Though I've freelanced intermittently throughout my career, my current clients include Travel + Leisure, National Geographic, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Michigan. My freelance work includes writing, editing, and research.

Quality Team Editor, Travel + Leisure

February 2023 - February 2024

Edited published web stories, ensuring evergreen readability and optimizing for search keywords, and assisted with fact-checking for flagship print projects like the World's Best Awards.

Reporter, New York Times

April 2020 - May 2023

Worked on the coronavirus tracking team, compiling municipal, state, and tribal data on COVID cases around the United States and tracking case clusters linked to nursing homes and workplaces.

Associate Editor, Notre Dame Magazine

October 2017 - August 2019

Wrote and edited news and feature stories for quarterly print magazine and oversaw web coverage, composing and editing articles and maintaining a roster of regular contributors.

Assistant Editor, New Hampshire Magazine

March 2016 - October 2017


Maintained layout, oversaw web coverage schedule, managed interns, edited all submitted freelance copy, and wrote regular department and feature stories for both print and web, including a recent cover story on New Hampshire's best pizza.


Contributor, 5280

January 2016 - April 2018


Composed weekly Best Bets events e-newsletter and served as research editor for 5280 Traveler 2016, in addition to general fact-checking assistance.

Editorial Intern, 5280

August 2015 - January 2016


Fact-checked stories of all lengths, liaising in the process with sources that ranged from homeless mothers to TV actors and the mayor of Denver. Contributed regular stories to print and web, amassing more than 40 bylines during six-month internship term. 

Writer, Lovin Dublin

December 2014 - July 2015


Contributed bi-weekly lifestyle and humor stories to Ireland's largest lifestyle blog, including "34 Things That Have Surprised Me Since I Moved to Dublin," which was one of the site's top-performing stories of 2015. Served as the site's primary food critic, composing 2-4 restaurant reviews per month.


FRENCH (Proficient)

SPANISH (Basic) 

Northwestern University

​September 2019 - August 2020

M.S., Journalism 

GPA: 4.0/4.0

Specialization: Magazine Writing

University of Notre Dame

​August 2010 - May 2014

B.A., English and American Studies.

GPA: 3.7/4.0

Honors: Sigma Tau Delta, American Studies High Honors, Glynn Family Honors Program.



Notre Dame London Program

January - May 2013

GPA: 3.9/4.0

Course highlights: Shakespearean Acting, Yolanda Vazquez, The Globe Theatre.

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