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 Author Publication Date
Playboy Manbaby Matures, Without Taking Themselves Too Seriously Sarah Ventre June 16, 2017
The Quiz Show: Corn On The Cob Sarah Ventre June 15, 2017
'Crossfade LAB' Explores U.S.-Mexico Border Through Collaborative Art Sarah Ventre May 15, 2017
American Muslim Women's Association Seeks To Empower Refugees Sarah Ventre May 08, 2017
The Quiz Show: Clock Sarah Ventre April 14, 2017
South By Southwest 2017 Draws To A Close Sarah Ventre March 18, 2017
Discovering Bands At SXSW Sarah Ventre March 17, 2017
SXSW Panel Asks: Do Music Journalists Matter Anymore? Sarah Ventre March 16, 2017
SXSW: For Musicians, Is It Worth It? Sarah Ventre March 15, 2017
'ContraBanned:' A SXSW Showcase Of Artists From Banned Countries Sarah Ventre March 14, 2017
24 Bands From Mexico City Head To SXSW Rodrigo Cervantes March 13, 2017
Phoenix Venues Owner Talks About Viva PHX, Music Scene Sarah Ventre March 10, 2017
Singer-Songwriter Mandy Harvey Relearns Craft After Losing Hearing Sarah Ventre February 08, 2017
The Quiz Show: Fire Sarah Ventre January 30, 2017
As Many As 25,000 Turn Out For Women's March In Phoenix Sarah Ventre January 21, 2017
Intersectional Feminism One Concept Driving Women's March In Washington Sarah Ventre January 19, 2017
Democratic National Committee Hosts First Future Forum in Phoenix Sarah Ventre January 16, 2017
My Favorite Things: Arizona Sarah Ventre January 06, 2017
My Favorite Things: Storytelling Sarah Ventre January 04, 2017
'Meet the Patels' Documentary Follows Ravi Patel's Quest To Find Love Sarah Ventre December 29, 2016
My Favorite Things: Walking Sarah Ventre December 27, 2016
My Favorite Things: Music Of 2016 Sarah Ventre December 22, 2016
The Quiz Show: Candle Sarah Ventre December 01, 2016
The Quiz Show: Solve This Puzzle For A Chance To Win Sarah Ventre November 22, 2016
Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra Talks Music, Social Justice And Booty Shaking Sarah Ventre November 18, 2016

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