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ABOUT SARAH

A TRAINED SCIENTIST AND JOURNALIST, SARAH SPECIALISES IN SPACE SCIENCE AND EXPLORATION.

Sarah CruddasSarah Cruddas is an experienced journalist and presenter. She has reported from across the world including China, Tibet, North Korea, the Arctic, Australia, America and much of Europe. She is also a trained scientist with an academic background in astrophysics.

She can be seen on screen as an expert on Sky News and ITV. She has also appeared as a reporter and presenter for BBC News, Channel 4 News and Horizon Business on BBC World. She has presented and reported on BBC Radio 4 and is also a science expert for BBC GNS. She has also recently presented films from Moldova for the charity Hope and Homes for Children.

Sarah writes for The Sunday Times, News Scientist, BBC Futures, BBC Focus, Science Uncovered and Sky at Night Magazine.

She is also a travel journalist and has written for PA Travel, MSN Travel, BBC Travel and The Sunday Times Travel.

Sarah’s greatest achievements include; covering the final ever launch and landing of the space shuttle live from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, reporting from inside Tibet, swimming with sharks and taking a speedboat to North Korea. She is a popular corporate presenter working for big clients such as AON, as well as a confident public speaker – giving talks to motivate and inspire young people and hosting events.

Prior to all of this Sarah was a Science Correspondent with the BBC, she reported for the BBC News Channel, BBC North West Tonight, BBC Five Live and various BBC regional radio.
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She also appeared up on Newsround and Coast as a science expert as well as working as the reporter covering the BBC’s Stargazing Live in 2012. She has worked on The Sky at Night and presented weather films for Bang Goes the Theory.

Sarah was inspired to become a journalist, after travelling South America as a student and wanting to show people the world. Her career started on work experience at BBC Radio 1, she then moved on to become a local radio reporter, first at BBC Coventry and Warwickshire and then BBC Hereford and Worcester. She later became a weather presenter and reporter for BBC Look North.

In the future Sarah hopes to inspire others about the world around them, telling stories about things that most people do not get to experience in their everyday lives. Be that reporting on every future manned space mission, to the fact that people who live in Tibet cannot get a passport, simply because they are Tibetan.