Sararosa Davies is a freelance audio journalist, podcast producer and writer. Her current clients include the Journalistic Learning Initiative and Tight Lipped. a podcast and community organizing project on chronic pelvic pain, She recently served as an assistant producer on staff at OffScrip Health working on the company's flagship show.
Prior to her recent roles, Sararosa was a production fellow at Tight Lipped. Other projects she has worked on include the podcast Spooning with Spoonies and Blink of an Eye, a podcast on trauma. 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. She will attend Portland State University in Fall 2023 to get her Masters in Social Work.
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, crocheting, watching prestige TV and playing with her dog, Wheeler. She's also passionate about rock climbing, biking, long walks and swimming. She lives in Portland.
You can find her at @humansofhummus on Twitter.