Sara Hassan is a Digital Editor/Reporter at The World. She comes with nearly two decades of journalism experience, as a writer, photographer, copy editor and field producer for TV, magazines, newspapers and digital platforms.
Sara worked for Al Jazeera English, Arabic and America for more than a decade, based in Washington DC, Doha and New York. She also worked for TRT World in Istanbul, Al Arabiya, The State Newspaper of South Carolina and served as the Editor-in-Chief of LALE Magazine in partnership with the International Women of Istanbul. In 2002, she did an independent study with the US Senate Press Gallery on Capitol Hill.
Sara has an expertise in the Middle East, South Asia and the US, has traveled to 30 countries, and has worked on a wide range of stories.
Some of her field reports include Arab Spring protests in Bahrain, Bangladesh’s garment industry, an academy for orphans in Iraq and the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.
Her digital videos break down complex topics, such as the Lebanese political system, understanding Wahhabism, the conflict in the Strait of Hormuz and the pros and cons of using internet cookies.
She has also covered the past five US presidential elections.
Sara Hassan has a Master’s from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.