Sara Sneath

Investigative Climate Reporter, Floodlight News

Sara is based in New Orleans, where she investigates the impact and influence of the oil and gas industry as part of a collaboration with two local outlets, The Lens and the Louisiana Illuminator. Sara has reported on environmental issues in the Gulf South for nearly a decade. She was a member of the reporting team that won the Society of Environmental Journalists’ top award for investigative reporting in 2020. She prepared herself for the high-stakes world of journalism by serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. During her off time, Sara enjoys riding bikes and exploring with her best four-legged friend, Goose.

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Military Branch: U.S.Marine Corps