Sarah Ventre returns to her hometown of Tempe to join KJZZ after working at NPR headquarters in Washington as a producer and editor for a number of shows, desks, podcasts and the national newscast. Her reporting has been featured on Weekend Edition, Weekend All Things Considered, and on member station WAMU.

Prior to her time at NPR, Ventre was a freelance writer for the Phoenix New Times, and hosted several radio shows on The Blaze 1330 AM. She holds a degree in anthropology from Arizona State University.

Ventre loves live music and pop culture, and has volunteered with Girls Rock! DC, a nonprofit music camp for girls, and performed at the live storytelling event SpeakeasyDC.

She is always up for a good laugh or a great chile relleno, and is really excited to come work in her hometown — a beautiful place with no snow.

Title Publication Date
Tent City Diary, Part 5: Alex Reflects On Life After Jail June 05, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 4: 'I’m Only On My Way Up Now' June 04, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 3: 'It's Kind Of Like A Different Hangover' June 03, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 2: 'These People Are Good People' June 02, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 1: 'The First 48 Hours Were Horrible' June 01, 2015
How Does Drought Affect The Economy? May 29, 2015
Arizona Music And Entertainment Hall Of Fame Creating Museum, Venue May 01, 2015
Arizona Dogs Star In Hungarian Film 'White God' April 23, 2015
Remembering Margo Reed: Iconic Valley Jazz Singer April 16, 2015
The Quiz Show: Microapartments, Sweat Electricity, Lemur Babies March 05, 2015
Tiny Desert Concert: decker. February 20, 2015
Amateur Athletes In Phoenix Train For A Chance To Compete On 'American Ninja Warrior' February 19, 2015
Enrollment For Federal Health Exchange Ends Sunday February 13, 2015
Marky Ramone's New Book Documents His Time With Iconic Punk-Rock Band Ramones January 16, 2015
American Indian Studies Professor On Cultural Repatriation December 26, 2014
Tempe History Museum Exhibit Remembers City's Musical History December 25, 2014
Movies Lead To Increased Interest In Archery December 19, 2014
MasterChef Junior Stops In Phoenix For Open Casting Call November 21, 2014
Tempe History Museum Exhibit Remembers City's Musical History November 14, 2014
The 83rd Anniversary Of The Winnie Ruth Judd Murders October 17, 2014
Marty Stuart's New Album Is Half Country, Half Gospel October 10, 2014
A Ride With The Copper Cruisers Motorcycle Club September 26, 2014
Spotify Names ASU In Top 40 Musical Universities September 19, 2014
Meetup Groups Help Single Parents In The Valley September 05, 2014
The Quiz Show: The VMAs, Hummingbirds And 'Macelfie' August 29, 2014