about sarah bracy

Born and raised in Louisiana, Sarah Bracy is currently a New York-based producer. A storyteller by nature, she specializes in crafting narratives through broadcast and digital media, writing, live event production and design. Sarah Bracy holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Journalism from the University of Mississippi, a Master of Arts in Journalism from New York University and, usually, a large cup of coffee.        


editorial experience:

NBC News Custom Productions  - New York, NY

Associate Producer, April 2019 - Present

The Today Show / TODAY.com  - New York, NY

Editorial Assistant, April 2018 - April 2019

Vanity Fair - New York, NY

Assistant to the Managing Editor, June 2017 - March 2018

Editorial Assistant, January - June 2017

Domino - New York, NY
Digital Editorial Intern, May - December 2016

Harper’s BAZAAR - New York, NY
Features Intern, January - May 2016


ELLE Décor, House Beautiful, and Veranda - New York, NY 

Market Editorial Intern, Hearst Design Group, May - August 2014



New York University - New York, NY

Master of Arts in Journalism, August 2015 - December 2016


The University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS

Bachelor of Arts in English & Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, August 2011 - May 2015

Sally McDonald Barksdale Honors College

Summa Cum Laude


honors & awards:

Phi Beta Kappa Society

Taylor Medalist (highest UM academic honor)

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (top 7% campus)

Who’s Who Among Students in American

Universities and Colleges

Order of Omega (top 3% Greek)

Chancellor’s Honor Roll (8 semesters)

Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Honor Society, Undergraduate Scholar Award 

Gamma Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Association of Food Journalists Awards, Best Student Writing (3rd Place) 

Society of Professional Journalists 

Mark of Excellence Awards, National Winner: Best Student Magazine for Deeper South Magazine



Adobe Indesign, Incopy, Photoshop and Premiere Pro

AP Style

SEO writing 

Experience in site building, including WordPress and other CMS platforms 

Affiliate marketing programs, including Skimlinks, Amazon Associates, Narrativ and Rakuten

Event management tools, including Splash, Zkipster and Eventbrite

Social Media, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr

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