Sara Girard


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Sara Girard is a Ft. Lauderdale native that moved to Gainesville to pursue her degree in journalism at the University of Florida.

Sara Girard is a multimedia journalist at WCJB TV20 News and a graduate student at the University of Florida. She joined the news team in January 2017.

Born in Montreal, QC and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Sara is happy to be telling stories in NCFL. During her 3-year undergraduate career at UF, Sara was a multimedia journalist, anchor, and producer for WUFT-TV and WUFT-FM, becoming very acquainted with Gainesville and North Central Florida. She also interned for WPLG Local 10 News in Miami, FL close to where she grew up.

Sara believes journalism is integral to society. She loves that she gets to meet all kinds of people and share unique, impactful stories. Sara has a passion for journalistic storytelling, but when she's not reporting or studying she enjoys fine arts, traveling, and playing with her dog. And every so often she likes to practice speaking French!

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