Sarah is an Emmy-nominated producer , documentary filmmaker , and creative working in unscripted and scripted development for production companies and labs .
She started her career at CNN where she reported and wrote stories about race and identity for Soledad O ’ Brien ’ s In America series , then later worked as a producer for ABC ' s Good Morning America , Nike , CBS News / 60 Minutes , BET , and VICE Media . She began working in immersive storytelling at RYOT Media where she oversaw creative direction and production for immersive , branded , and linear series before becoming an independent consultant , producer and director .
Sarah was voted one of the top 28 most powerful Black people in media by Blavity , was recently nominated for a Clio Award , and is the Co-creator of STILL HERE , an immersive experience that premiered at the 2020 Sundance Festival created in partnership with Al Jazeera Contrast . She recently produced Love , Lizzo for HBO Max and continues to work as a Professor of Journalism at USC and the CEO of TISSUE LLC and co-founder of Advocates for Inclusion in Media , an organization dedicated to supporting Black creatives in the industry .