Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information
- Sarah Abo is a journalist, reporter and presenter who works for SBS World News in Melbourne, Australia.
- Versatile and hardworking, Sarah is passionate about her work and has committed many years to building her resume.
Personal Life, Education & Family Background :
- Abo was born in Damascus, Syria but spent a very short time living there as her parents relocated to Melbourne, Australia when she was just four years old.
- She has spoken openly about how grateful she and her sisters are that their parents made the decision to leave Syria and move to a place with better opportunities.
- She married her long-term boyfriend Cyrus Moran on December 15, 2012 at St Ignatius Catholic Church.
- Their wedding reception was held at Melbourne’s town hall, a beautiful day that the couple celebrated with their friends, family and colleagues.
- Sarah attended Monash University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism with honors.
Interesting Facts, Height & Trivia :
- Abo is very active on social media and has spoken out about the importance of staying connected via platforms such as Twitter. She remarked that it’s pretty difficult being a journalist in modern society if you don’t have a social media account of some sort.
- When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her friends and family but admits that she still enjoys staying connected by reading newspapers daily.
Career, Job, Salary & Net Worth
- Passionate about storytelling from a young age, Sarah decided to pursue a career in television after graduating from college.
- She began working in Adelaide as part of the Network Ten team. There, she served as a presenter and a reporter.
- Sarah eventually moved on to Melbourne where she became a part of the SBS World News team in 2013, working as a reporter and a presenter.
- She did live coverage from New York, Washington and other regions in the USA every night & acted as a correspondent for the US Presidential Election.
- In 2014, she was selected o be a fellow for CNN’s Journalism team and spent three weeks working in Atlanta and the broadcasting headquarters. A
- bo also covered the Brazil World Cup on behalf of SBS and anchored nightly bulletins from the studio in Rio in addition to providing live updates during her late and evening bulletins.
- 2015 saw Sarah travel to Paris to cover the COP21 Climate Conference while early 2016 saw her travel to Kabul where she covered Anzac Day and covered the role Australia played in the war in Afghanistan 15 years after it started.
- Some of Sarah’s works has included filing daily news stories and features for Dateline, an international current affairs program hosted on SBS, covering the official visit of China’s President, Xi Jinping to Tasmania, covering the Federal Election Campaign in 2013, covering the Royal Commission investigating Child Sexual Abuse Responses by various institutions across Australia, covering the Victorian Bushfires and acting as a correspondent for many big crime scenes and breaking bulletins.