Sarah Danik is a reporter for FOX 9. She is an Emmy award winning journalist with 15 years of experience in the industry, both behind and in front of the camera. She’s anchored and reported for a number of stations, including in Iowa, South Carolina and now at FOX 9 in the Twin Cities. Her work has also taken her to NBC's Weekend Today Show and MSNBC as a producer, to South Africa as a field producer. Sarah grew up in Ohio, before heading east to New York University, where she majored in Journalism.
Sarah has covered stories ranging from sex trafficking in Iowa, to hurricane damage along the coast of South Carolina. She has also been involved in political reporting, including the Iowa Caucuses and the several presidential debates in South Carolina. She’s interviewed many presidential candidates one-on-one, including then-President Barack Obama in 2012 and President Donald Trump in 2016 prior to his election.
Sarah has been a Type 1 diabetic since she was 11, and has been involved in JDRF over the years and their work to find better therapies and hopefully a cure for T1D.
She and her husband Nick, a Twin Cities native, have a sweet (and sometimes sassy but always lovable) toddler, Ella and a dog, Bauer.
Some elementary school students are getting a lesson in how to prevent physical and sexual assaults by being their own hero.
Though Gopher fans across the state are disappointed by Saturday’s loss to Iowa, many are still rowing the boat.
Some Gopher fans are going all out ahead of the game, planning huge tailgates in Iowa City.
A close knit community rallied around a horse that fell on ice and didn’t have the strength to get up at a horse boarding facility in Corcoran, Minnesota. While she almost gave up, those around her did not.
There is outrage in Richfield this week after hot lunches for 40 students were thrown away because of outstanding lunch debt.
Minnesota Football fans are loving how the 2019 season is going and they are hoping that the fan spirit will stay strong through the rest of the team's run at a championship this fall.
Two young girls in Minnetonka made a once in a lifetime discovery and are now being recognized for doing the right thing.
The recent gun violence in the Twin Cities has caused another side effect: programs that help those victims are very busy. One violence intervention program based at two metro hospitals had to take a drastic measure to catch up with their work.
One man was killed and another was seriously hurt Saturday evening after shots were fired in the Roosevelt-Phalen Center neighborhood of St. Paul.
A state senator with nearly two decades of service in the legislature says he’s had one of the hardest days of his life after being the victim of what he says is “revenge porn.”