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While working full-time for the local affiliate, Sara also spent 5 years as a correspondent for Health Corner, a health show on Lifetime, hosted by Joan Lunden. Sara was honored with 3 Telly Awards for her outstanding coverage interviewing the nation's top doctors on the latest medical breakthroughs while profiling celebrities sharing their personal health stories. In Connecticut, Sara also hosted several charitable events for children, veterans and animals.
Sara grew up in Vermont and attended the University of Vermont where she earned a bachelors degree in Political Science. She received her first big break in TV news as a intern for WCAX in Burlington, Vt. Sara landed her first full-time job in Alpena, Michigan, which at the time was a the second smallest TV market in the country. She worked her way up via several markets including Green Bay, WI and Albany, NY. Sara is thrilled to have the opportunity to work in the second largest market among some of the best journalists in Southern California. When she's not working, Sara loves an adventure. She's been bungy jumping, skydiving and scuba diving. She also backpacked through Europe, New Zealand and Australia and is excited to explore the West Coast.
You contact Sara at Sara.Welch@ktla.com or on twitter @sarawelchktla.