Sara Machi is a multi-skilled journalist and weekend morning anchor at 5 On Your Side in St. Louis, Missouri and specializes in general assignment reporting.
She grew up in Dallas, in a house that always watched local news, and since she was a toddler she wanted to be a reporter. She is passionate about helping other people tell their stories and truly believes in journalism’s ability to change society for the better.
With more than 10 years of experience, Sara has covered many major news events, including the presidential and gubernatorial inaugurations. She can be seen reporting stories during the week and co-anchoring Today in St. Louis on Saturday mornings with Rhyan Henson and on Sunday mornings with Sydney Stallworth.
She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in radio and television.
Sara came to St. Louis in 2019 from Roanoke, Virginia, where she worked as a weekend anchor and reporter. She now calls the Central West End home. She has two dogs, Jack and Fitz, and is really into cooking. If you have a good recipe, send it her way, and if you see her running in Forest Park, don’t hesitate to say hello.