Sarah M. Kazadi is a journalist and producer born in the D.R. Congo and raised in New York City. Currently, she produces features and documentaries for ESPN’s storytelling show “E60.” Sarah’s work has been featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, and Newsweek, among other news outlets. Her work covers an array of topics, such as mental health, culture, politics and sports. Sarah is passionate about covering demographics that are underserved and misrepresented, and telling sports stories that go beyond the game. She has traveled all over the world chasing stories worth telling.
In 2020, she was part of The Undefeated team that produced a special on the relationship between law enforcement and the Black American community, through an athlete’s lens. During election season, her work highlighted an NFL player’s push for voter registration in his disenfranchised neighborhood. Sarah is currently working on a film and longform article on Bryce Gowdy, a Deerfield Beach High School football player who died by suicide in December 2019. The story delves into his mother’s incredible strength, and his entire community’s push towards mental wellness.
Sarah has won several journalism awards for her work. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Lupita Luenda Initiative, an NGO focused on bringing clean water, education and healthcare to Kambala, in the D.R. Congo. Check out her website here and keep up with her on Twitter: @sarahmkazadi