Sparkling Media Presenter, MC and Host
Sara Groen’s media career has seen her report on everything from cocoa flavanols in remote northern Brazil to climate patterns in Sydney and fashions on the field at The Melbourne Cup.
An accomplished reporter, presenter, actor and MC, Sara Groen is also a polished professional speaker and MC, having hosted such events as the Lavazza Most Majestic Launch, International Youth River Health Conference, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, Master Builders Association Housing Awards and Fashions on the Field at Emirates Stakes Day.
Sara is an ambassador for the National Breast Cancer Foundation and patron for Camp Quality.
Sara Groen has reported on meteorology and environmental issues for Seven News at 6pm since January 2007 and regularly fills in to present the Seven Late News.
She took to the stage with popular country crooner Adam Harvey for Channel Seven’s high-rating celebrity singing competition, It Takes Two.
Sara joined Seven in 2002 as a presenter and segment producer for the national children’s program Saturday Disney. This followed guest roles in US productions such as Farscape, Beastmaster and The Lost World as well as the lead in the AFI nominated short film ,i>The Scree alongside Paul McDermott.
She juggled her job on Saturday Disney with both university and acting studies, coming to the attention of the producers of Sydney Weekender. In 2004, Sara joined the popular travel and lifestyle program as a reporter while continuing to complete her studies and in 2005 graduated from Monash University with a BA in journalism. She was also a scholarship award recipient for academic excellence.
A reporting role on science and technology series Beyond Tomorrow followed in 2006, a job which combined her journalistic and reporting skills and love of travel. Sara worked extensively internationally for the show, spending large periods of time reporting in the USA, Canada and Brazil.
That year she also hosted The Great Water Challenge, a one-off water conservation special for Seven encouraging Australian families to clean up their act in a bid to save 100,000 litres of water each year. Having already covered several meteorological and environmental stories, reporting on the weather for Seven News seemed like the next logical step.
Sara was a charismatic and energetic presenter who actively and flawlessly engaged herself with the audience. She was a true asset and a significant contribution the evening’s success.
Sara went above and beyond her MC brief taking time out to spend with student, teacher and VIP delegates at our events. Her energy and enthusiasm were an absolute delight and ensured our action packed program delivered on both excitement and integrity.
International Youth River Health Conference
Sara has been a delight to work with and had a fantastic rapport with the hundreds of Children who entered the competition. Nothing was ever too difficult or a hassle for her to deal with.