National Homelessness Conference 2018

Sarah Abo

Presenter and reporter on the SBS World News program

Sarah Abo Sarah Abo has reported for SBS World News from the SBS News Melbourne newsroom since 2013.

She started her career at Network Ten in Adelaide as a reporter and presenter, before moving to SBS News.

She was a US Presidential Election correspondent, anchoring the coverage from Washington DC, New York and other states in America.

Also in 2016, Sarah traveled to Kabul for Anzac Day, covering Australia's role in the Afghanistan war.

In 2014, Sarah was involved in SBS's Brazil World Cup coverage, anchoring the sports bulletin nightly from the Rio studio.

She filed news stories daily and a feature for SBS's international current affairs program, Dateline.

Sarah was a 2014 CNN Journalism Fellow and in 2015, reported from the COP21 Climate Conference.

She has covered news from crime scenes, the Victorian bushfires, the 2013 federal election campaign, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official visit.

Sarah was born in Syria and holds a BA with Honours in Journalism from Monash University.