About

Sararosa Davies is a freelance audio journalist, podcast producer and writer. She is currently the sole producer for Blink of an Eye, a podcast on trauma hosted by mediator Louise Phipps Senft.  She also served as audio producer for a documentary project called Public Plea about incarceration of youth of color in Oregon. Public Plea was produced in partnership with the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, The Oregonian and Oregon Public Broadcasting.

 

Prior to joining Blink of an Eye, Sararosa was a production fellow at Tight Lipped, a podcast and community organizing project on chronic  pelvic pain. Other projects she has worked on include the podcast Spooning with Spoonies, and an upcoming podcast series from the nonprofit Journalistic Learning Initiative.

In college, she was a production assistant at opbmusic in Portland, Oregon.  Before that, she was an arts desk intern at Eugene Weekly in Eugene, Oregon, where she covered everything from local theatre to organic lubricant.  

 

She has had audio stories appear on KEXP's Sound & Vision and Oregon Public Broadcasting. Written bylines include Everyday Health, Eater PDX, Sirius XM, City Pages Music and NPR Music.  Her beats include music, health, wellness and the intersection of the arts with social justice issues.

 

Sararosa was a guest on 89.3 The Current's Local Show in 2016 for her work in the local music scene in Minnesota during her high school years.  She also appeared on Oregon Public Broadcasting's Think Out Loud in 2019 — where she talked about her experience coping with a chronic illness called Mast Cell Activation Syndrome while in college.

 

Outside of work, Sararosa enjoys sewing, long walks and playing with her dog, Wheeler. She lives in Portland. You can find her at @humansofhummus on Twitter.

 

 

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