Full Name
Sarah Pilla
Job Title
Multimedia Journalist – specializing in climate and weather
Spectrum News 1

Sarah Pilla is an Emmy-Award winning environment and climate journalist at Spectrum News 1. She can be found live on Spectrum News 1’s morning show “Your Morning” during the weekdays, covering extreme weather as it’s happening, climate stories, and what to expect in upcoming weather.

She has established herself as an expert in the field and has built a strong reputation as a climate journalist. In 2021, she received recognition for her “Oceana Trash” story on the impact of plastic pollution on marine animals.

Sarah has covered timely and vast topics such as the Colorado River water crisis, extreme weather, energy, pollution, biodiversity, sustainability, and climate adaptability. Earlier this year, she produced and hosted a 30-minute climate special called “Innovations for a Sustainable Climate,” highlighting technological advances in energy, transportation, food, and water. 

In addition to her current role, Sarah is a regular fill-in news anchor and weather anchor. She is an active member of the Television Academy and the SoCal Chapter of WICT Network, both professional groups of women in media, entertainment, and technology. Sarah was named LA TV Week’s 40 Under 40 in their inaugural class of 2022. She is interested in expanding her role as a climate journalist and expert on the national and global stage to raise awareness about important climate issues and effective solutions.

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