As the Economic Mobility manager for the Solutions Journalism Network, Sarah Gustavus Lim leads a national effort to shift news coverage of poverty toward promising solutions that are addressing systemic barriers.

She also founded the New Mexico Local News Fund and guided the growth of the organization in its formative years with co-director Rashad Mahmood. NMLNF supports efforts to strengthen the local news ecosystem across the state. by working with journalists and community members to find new ways to better serve the news and information needs of all New Mexicans.

Sarah previously worked at several public radio and TV stations in Washington State and New Mexico and led the national programs Native America Calling and National Native News for Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, a Native American-owned media company. She¬†was a national fellow with the Center for Reporting on Health, Institute for Justice and Journalism’s Immigration in the Heartland program and the Berlin Capital Program in Germany.