Sarah Bekele


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Sarah Bekele joined the NBC Nebraska News 2 team as a reporter in September 2018.

From Indiana to Nebraska, with deep Ethiopian roots, Sarah Bekele is excited to join the NBC Nebraska News 2 team. Originally from Plainfield, Indiana, Sarah attended Indiana University and graduated in May of 2017. The Media School at Indiana University is where she discovered her love for reporting.

As a member of her student-run television organization - IUSTV, Sarah reported and produced packages on a wide array of topics from hard news to entertainment and lifestyle.

Her field experience is highlighted through her most recent position as a reporting intern for WTIU/WFIU News, the Bloomington, IN-based PBS and NPR affiliate station. During Sarah’s time as an intern, she investigated and reported on stories relevant to the Southern Indiana viewing area.

Sarah’s goal is to be creatively objective and tell stories that matter. She is excited to bring her passion for telling stories and sharing valuable information with the viewers of KNOP-TV.

During her spare time, she loves listening to music, reading, trying new foods, exploring different cultures and learning new things.

Sarah loves meeting new people so if you have any story ideas, questions, or comments, don’t hesitate to email her!

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