Sarah Ventre

Senior Producer - The Show

Sarah Ventre produces KJZZ’s two-hour daily program, The Show. Prior to working at KJZZ, she was a producer and editor at NPR headquarters in Washington for a number of shows, desks, podcasts and the national newscast. Her reporting ranges from understanding the relationship between faith, culture, and community among those who have left the FLDS church, to political implications of world music showcases at SXSW. Ventre’s work has been featured on Weekend Edition, Weekend All Things Considered, and on member station WAMU. Ventre also freelances for the Phoenix New Times, Bitch magazine, and several other publications.

Ventre grew up in the Valley and is a founder of the nonprofit organization Girls Rock! Phoenix, which puts on a rock ’n’ roll camp for girls, trans, and gender nonconforming youths every summer. She also participates in live storytelling events, and occasionally performance art. Ventre holds a degree in anthropology from Arizona State University. She is always up for a good laugh or a great chile relleno, and is happy to have returned to her hometown to tell stories within her community.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Printing Ballots On Election Day Sarah Ventre Aug. 25, 2015
Hot Dog: A Canine Gym To Beat The Heat In Tucson Sarah Ventre Aug. 18, 2015
Family Finding Program Connects Homeless Arizona Youth With Relatives Sarah Ventre Aug. 11, 2015
Bureau of Land Management May Change Rules For Visiting The Wave Rock Formation Sarah Ventre Aug. 4, 2015
The Quiz Show: Celebs, Ice Cream, Soda Sarah Ventre Jul. 23, 2015
Why Are So Many FLDS Church Members Being Evicted From Their Homes? Sarah Ventre Jul. 17, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 5: Alex Reflects On Life After Jail Mark Brodie, Sarah Ventre Jun. 5, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 4: 'I’m Only On My Way Up Now' Sarah Ventre Jun. 4, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 3: 'It's Kind Of Like A Different Hangover' Sarah Ventre Jun. 3, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 2: 'These People Are Good People' Sarah Ventre Jun. 2, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 1: 'The First 48 Hours Were Horrible' Sarah Ventre Jun. 1, 2015
How Does Drought Affect The Economy? Sarah Ventre May. 29, 2015
Arizona Music And Entertainment Hall Of Fame Creating Museum, Venue Sarah Ventre May. 1, 2015
Arizona Dogs Star In Hungarian Film 'White God' Sarah Ventre Apr. 23, 2015
Remembering Margo Reed: Iconic Valley Jazz Singer Sarah Ventre Apr. 16, 2015
The Quiz Show: Microapartments, Sweat Electricity, Lemur Babies Sarah Ventre Mar. 5, 2015
Tiny Desert Concert: decker. Sarah Ventre Feb. 20, 2015
Amateur Athletes In Phoenix Train For A Chance To Compete On 'American Ninja Warrior' Sarah Ventre Feb. 19, 2015
Enrollment For Federal Health Exchange Ends Sunday Sarah Ventre Feb. 13, 2015
Marky Ramone's New Book Documents His Time With Iconic Punk-Rock Band Ramones Sarah Ventre Jan. 16, 2015
The Responsibilities Of Media And Reality TV Sarah Ventre, Steve Goldstein Jan. 15, 2015
Music To Look Forward To In 2015 Sarah Ventre, Steve Goldstein Jan. 2, 2015
Tempe History Museum Exhibit Remembers City's Musical History Sarah Ventre Dec. 25, 2014
Movies Lead To Increased Interest In Archery Sarah Ventre, Mark Brodie Dec. 19, 2014
A Look At 'We Are The Valley' Series And The Importance Of Community Sarah Ventre, Steve Goldstein Dec. 10, 2014