Sarah Gustavus is a public media producer in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She currently oversees production of the statewide news program New Mexico In Focus, which covers the top news stories each week in New Mexico and the Southwest.
She has extensive experience reporting on issues in both rural and Native American/Alaska Native communities. In 2017, she co-reported on health and wellness issues in Native American communities in New Mexico, Arizona and California with Antonia Gonzales from National Native News for the series “Reconnecting With A Healthy Lifestyle.”
Sarah previously worked for the Native American-owned media company Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, where she led production of the nationally-syndicated radio programs Native America Calling, National Native News and Earthsongs.
Sarah got her start in radio at KBCS in Bellevue, Washington and later worked for KUOW in Seattle and the Northwest News Network. She has produced radio stories for national programs like All Things Considered, Latino USA, Weekend America, Making Contact, Tell Me More, the NPR newscast and various documentary specials.
Sarah grew up on a cattle ranch in Texas. She earned a master’s degree from City University London and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.