Three time Emmy-award-winner Sara Edwards is a familiar face on the entertainment scene!
An entertainment reporter for over two decades, Sara has talked to A-list celebrities from coast to coast. Covering stories on film locations and every major red carpet including the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Emmys, Edwards has established a national reputation.
For over a decade, Sara was the entertainment reporter and film critic for 200 NBC affiliates across the country while also the arts and entertainment reporter for WHDH-tv in Boston.
She has interviewed some of Hollywood’s hottest names like Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake, Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Will Smith, Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Richard Gere, and Brad Pitt.
At her most recent position at CN8, Sara hosted “Backstage” an hour long entertainment program seen “live” weeknights in ten million homes on the Comcast network. She also served as executive producer of “Backstage”, managing content, and supervising staff.
Her close association with the arts scene has made her the go-to source for Hollywood information, including insights into Boston-bred celebs like Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Mark Walberg. She has contributed entertainment reports to e entertainment, clearchannel radio stations, and magic 106.7 radio in Boston.
Executive Producer/Host "Backstage"
CN8 The Comcast Network
-Developed and hosted Emmy Award winning nightly "live" entertainment show.
-Interviewed "A" list celebrities, covered red carpet events, reviewed top films of the year, shot stories on location in NYC, LA, Memphis and Las Vegas.
-Managed reporters, job performance reviews, hired freelance staff.
-Entertainment reporter covering major concerts, premieres, Oscars, Grammys, Emmys and Hollywood film junkets.
-In-depth interviews with major stars and directors about their professional and personal lives. On location shoots on Network shows from ER to Friends.
-Film critic for WHDH and 200 NBC affiliates around the country for NBC Newschannel.
Co-host Evening Magazine
-Co-hosted top rated New England magazine show.
Host of syndicated entertainment show "World of People"
Bill Hillier Productions
Houston, Washington D.C.
"Mama Knows Best." Boston Common. Niche Media, April 2007, 1. A profile of Alma Wahlberg, who singlehandedly raised nine children in Boston, including two who became major Hollywood stars; Mark and Donnie.
"Bill Brett Keeps Boston in Focus." Boston Common. Niche Media, July 2007, 6. Profile, with photos, of award winning Boston Globe photographer Bill Brett.
-Broadcast Film Critics Association. Largest film critics organization in the country.
-New England Emmy, 2006. Best Magazine Program "Nantucket Film Festival", producer.
-New England Emmy, 2008. Best Entertainment Feature "Don Lafontaine", producer/reporter.
-Mid Atlantic Emmy, 2007. Best Entertianment Story "Scareactors", producer.
-2006 and 2008 NECTA awards for outstanding public service, "Backstage".
-The Silver Circle Award from the New England Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for 25 years of outstanding reporting in New England.
Los Angeles, CA