Open-uri20170131-4-3o6gux_thumb

Sara Hussain

Aspiring foreign Correspondent

Boston, MA

Sara Hussain

Sara Hussain works at a non-profit in Boston. She was previously an intern at ABC News and Fusion in Washington D.C. and attended Chatham University, where she studied Communication with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. She was originally born in India and moved to the US when she was nine years old. She would like to use her background in media to do profile stories on prolific women of color.

Open-uri20140814-2-mc4q3s_profile

Agritourism farm earns African entrepreneur a ticket to Washington

Amadou “Chico” Cissoko hopes his entrepreneurial success will inspire other young Africans to launch their own startup ventures. Several years ago, he created an agritourism business on his family farm in Kindia, Guinea that brings expatriates and young people from around the world together to learn about agriculture, business, farming and diplomacy.
Fusion Link to Story
Open-uri20140703-2-1iifyyo_profile

8 Books to Guide You Through the World Cup

The world is divided into two groups of people: those who look forward to the World Cup every four years, and those who don’t realize they’re soccer fans until the World Cup starts. For the latter, those recent converts to the soccer religion, here is a reading list you’ll want to page through before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, so you too can become a soccer expert.
Fusion Link to Story
Open-uri20140621-2-vdnvkz_profile

Why the Obama Administration Wants to Cut Fulbright Funding

The Fulbright Program may no longer be the darling of the State Department’s study abroad initiatives. President Obama recently proposed a 13 percent cut for what has historically been the prime international exchange program in the 2015 budget proposal. He wants to direct funding toward international academic exchange programs in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia instead.
Fusion Link to Story
Open-uri20140109-2-zi85ti_profile

Angela Davis speaks at Pitt

Angela Davis, civil rights leader, visited Pittsburgh and spoke at the University of Pittsburgh in remembrance of Martin Luther King Day.
The Communiqué Link to Story
Open-uri20140110-2-d6hsv3_profile

Morning after panel discusses election

Political experts from Pittsburgh and Chatham University come together the morning after the 2012 presidential election to discuss the national political impacts of the election results.
The Communiqué Link to Story
Open-uri20140109-2-1ltyy79_profile

Bill Clinton visits the 'Burgh

Bill Clinton came to Pittsburgh and gave a speech to hundreds of people in Market Square, the day before the 2012 presidential election. Clinton came to campaign for Barack Obama. He also came to convince the Pittsburgh electorate to go vote in the Pennsylvania swing state.
The Communiqué Link to Story
Open-uri20140109-2-4nsvud_profile

One Young World Summit comes to Pittsburgh

The One Young World Conference had its summit in Pittsburgh in October 2012. The article provides insight into the last day of the conference and Pittsburgh involvement in it as well.
The Communiqué Link to Story
Story_default_image_grey

Voter ID Law postponed

The controversial Voter ID Law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania becomes postponed for the 2012 presidential election.
The Communiqué Link to Story
Story_default_image_grey

Round One: a rundown of the presidential debate

An account of the first presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney for readers.
The Communiqué Link to Story
Story_default_image_grey

Campaigning in the 21st Century

Social media impact on campaign financing and reaching the American electorate during the 2012 presidential election.
The Communiqué Link to Story

About

Sara Hussain

Sara Hussain is a writer, photographer and videographer. She lives in Boston and enjoys eating, sleeping and watching cartoons. She attended Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA where she studied Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. Sara was the Managing Editor of her university's student newspaper and completed internships at WQED, Global Focus: Year of Vietnam, Sampsonia Way Magazine, ABC News and Fusion, Inc. She's interested in freelancing and collaborating in digital media projects.

You can contact her at hussain.z.sara@gmail.com.

Open-uri20170131-4-3o6gux_profile_large

sarahussainphotography.com

Skills

  • WordPress
  • TweetDeck
  • Hootsuite
  • Basic CSS
  • Basic HTML 5
  • YouTube
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Compressor
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • AP Style
  • Video Logging
  • Editing
  • iMovie
  • InDesign
  • Filming
  • Social Media
  • Google Documents
  • Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Understand Punjabi
  • Writing
  • Gimp
  • Fluent in Hindi and Urdu
  • Can read and write French
  • Photoshop