Sararosa Davies is a journalist and recent graduate of the University of Oregon 's School of Journalism and Communication. She hails from Saint Paul, Minnesota, and has experience in audio journalism, feature-writing and photography.
Sararosa is currently a production fellow at Tight Lipped, a podcast and community organizing project on chronic vulvovaginal and pelvic pain conditions. She also serves as an audio producer for an upcoming documentary project called Public Plea about incarceration of youth in Oregon..
In 2018, she was a production assistant at opbmusic in Portland, Oregon, where she had bylines at OPB News and NPR Music. Before that, she was an arts desk intern at Eugene Weekly in Eugene, Oregon, where she covered everything from local theatre to organic lubricant.
Sararosa has also served various leadership and staff positions on the arts and podcast desks at the Daily Emerald, the independent student newspaper at the University of Oregon.
Sararosa was a guest on 89.3 The Current's Local Show in 2016 for her work in the local music scene in Minnesota. 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 and Instagram.