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Sara McCloskey Biography
Sara McCloskey is a multimedia journalist at 8 News WRIC. She was formerly with Local 22 WVNY & Local 44 WFFF and News Talk WHCU. She spent two years as a reporter and producer at WVNY / WFFF in Burlington, Vt.
Sara McCloskey Education
Sara graduated from New Canaan High Shool in 2011. She attended the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College (Go Bombers!), where she studied journalism, politics. She was the News Director of the “Station for Innovation” 92 WICB.
Sara McCloskey Age
McCloskey has not dislosed her age, date of birth and when she celebrates her birthday.
Sara McCloskey Family
Sara grew up near New York City in Connecticut and spends a lot of time with her family in Long Island, Ny. However, she has not disclosed any information regarding her father, mother, and siblings.
Sara McCloskey Husband
There is no available information regarding Sara’s dating life or her husband.
Sara McCloskey Career
Sara started of her career in journalism in radio at New Talk WHCU in Ithaca, NY as a Reporter and Weekend Morning Anchor.
In March 2015, she was a freelance camera operator at NBC News. She operated camera equipment during NBC Nightly News’ coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery. She was influential in the coverage of President Barack Obama’s address as well as the ‘Bloody Sunday’ memorial march. She also interviewed selected subjects for the broadcast. Member of the Ithaca College crew, follow the hashtag #ICParkSelma50 for our coverage.
At WICB 91.7 FM, Ithaca, New York Area, she was news director where she oversaw news content for 92 WICB as well as the online sister station VIC Radio. Her responsibilities also included overseeing a team of up to 20 people who prepare and deliver daily newscasts and executive producing “Ithaca Now,” a weekly 30 minute program on local news in Tompkins County. She edited with ProTools to create news packages for “Ithaca Now.”
She served at Cayuga Radio Group as a new reporter and anchor from May 2015 to February 2016. There, she made reports for hourly newscasts that are broadcasted on 9 stations throughout the Finger lakes, Syracuse and Binghamton area. She also anchored and conducted interviews and edited news stories for the morning and evening news program. She also created online content for the website as well as engages the community through social media.
Sara McCloskey ABC 8 News
McCloskey joined Nexstar Media Group, Inc. in Burlington, Vermont Area in 2016 reporter and weekend producer. She has served as a multimedia news reporter at Local 22 ABC and Local 44 FOX in Burlington, covering Vermont as well as parts of New York State and New Hampshire. She writes and edits
with Adobe Premiere and utilizes social media while reporting for four evening newscasts. She works as the
weekend producer as well, overseeing six newscasts for both stations, writing stories and executing production aspects of the programs.
She also has experience working morning shifts, reporting and producing for a 4-hour program. She is a multimedia journalist and Capitol Bureau Reporter at the Nexstar Media Group, Inc in Richmond Virginia since February 2018. She works with six stations in the Commonwealth, reporting, editing and shooting own stories focused on politics and statewide issues.
Sara McCloskey Salary
Sara’s salary is not yet disclosed though she has been a quick rising anchor who has began gaining recognition for her work and projects.
Sara McCloskey Awards
Best Special Broadcast 2015
College Broadcasters, Inc.
Produced, scripted and voice acted in “Storytime with Sara and Matthew,” a Christmas Special for WICB Ithaca.
Special Mention, Best News Story
Associated Press New York State
Produced, reported and scripted the radio documentary “Poverty in Tompkins County” for 92 WICB, which was given a Special Mention for Best News Story by the Associated Press of New York State. Project created in conjunction with Aaron Zufall and Maya Cueva.
Jessica Savitch ’68 Communications Scholarship
Park School of Communications, Ithaca College
“Awarded to students in the Roy H. Park School of Communications who demonstrate excellence, achievement, and promise in the field of broadcast journalism. Established by family, friends, and colleagues of the late Jessica Savitch.”
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