Sarah Gustavus is a public media journalist who covers government policy, public health, food and culture. She has produced stories on day laborers, the challenges of opening a restaurant in a down economy, tracking drunk driving rates, and depression and anxiety in children who have had a family member deported from the United States.
Sarah is currently the producer of New Mexico In Focus on New Mexico PBS/KNME-TV. Previously she was the executive producer of national programs for Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, where she oversaw production of Native America Calling, National Native News and Earthsongs. She has worked for public radio stations in Washington State and New Mexico and her stories have aired nationally on All Things Considered, Latino USA, Weekend America, Making Contact, Tell Me More, the NPR newscast and various documentary specials.
Sarah is also the co-host of Blue Corn Live, a new podcast and multimedia website that highlights New Mexico food history and traditions.
She earned a master’s in Media and Communication from City University London and a bachelor’s in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.