Sarah Parvini is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in Los Angeles.
She is a Web producer and reporter for KCET's "SoCal Connected." Prior to her time at KCET, she reported for the Associated Press and TakePart.com. She was also an associate producer for L.A.'s NPR affiliate, 89.3 KPCC. Her reporting has been featured in various outlets, including The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, GlobalPost and The Washington Post; her radio work has aired on KPCC.
Sarah received her master's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, where she focused on Web reporting and digital media. There, she earned the Penny Lernoux Award for International Reporting for the stories she wrote from Dublin and Belfast as part of the Knight Program on Media and Religion. She also won two Los Angeles Press Club Awards for both her news and entertainment reporting.
A self-proclaimed future foreign correspondent, Sarah's goal as a journalist is to pursue narratives of the human experience -- looking for the people involved, the details and the deeper story -- and to use those experiences as a vehicle to uncover larger issues.