Sara Peach is a journalist and educator. As a freelance writer and videographer, she has covered climate change for National Geographic and other environment-focused publications. Peach’s work has earned awards from the National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year International, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society of Environmental Journalists.
She has taught at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill since 2010, where she developed a new course in environmental journalism and co-led the creation of a dual-degree program in environment and science communication. In 2014, she and a student-faculty team won a Knight Prototype Fund grant to develop Capitol Hound, a product that offers rapid transcripts and alerts for government sessions.