Monthly Chamber Business Luncheon September 2019 NonProfit Month
Monthly Networking Luncheon - NONPROFIT SPOTLIGHT MONTH!
TOPIC: HOW TO GET YOUR NON PROFIT OR BUSINESS NOTICED BY THE MEDIA
SPEAKER: Sarah French, WCNC News Anchor
BIO: Sarah French anchors the 5, 6 & 11 p.m. newscasts for WCNC-TV in Charlotte, N.C. Sarah is a two-time Emmy Award winning journalist. Sarah covered the funeral of prominent evangelist, Billy Graham. She was also on the ground covering the Boston marathon bombings, the destructive aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Sarah has started a "Carolina has Heart" series where she recognizes outstanding people giving back to the community. Sarah also works with several notable causes, including the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the American Heart Association. She is also an advocate for domestic violence victims. After the tragic death of her friend and colleague, Alice Morrin, Sarah worked tirelessly with Connecticut legislators to make 911 texting available to all.
Prior to joining NBC Charlotte, Sarah was an anchor/reporter for 6 years in Boston, MA. Sarah was awarded the “Speak for Thyself” Award by Alden Kindred of America, and she was named one of Boston’s Most Exceptional Women. Before joining the team in Boston, Sarah was the morning anchor at WTIC in Hartford, Connecticut. Sarah began her career as a reporter for KOMU in Columbia, Missouri. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She grew up in Arkansas and moved to Charlotte in 2017 with her husband, Chris, and their daughter, Blair. The family recently welcomed baby CJ on July 4th, 2018! They also have a goldendoodle named Buddy. Sarah is a self-proclaimed foodie, a huge fan of the theater and enjoys spending her free time with her family.