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Sarah Mobley Smith

Senior Editor, Race & Equity

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Sarah Mobley Smith is the senior editor of WFAE's Race & Equity team. Smith started her radio career while attending Morgan State University as a news anchor/ talk show board operator at NPR member station WEAA-FM. After graduating, she became a news reporter/anchor at WZYQ-FM in Frederick, Maryland, before returning WEAA-FM as the news director and morning news anchor.

In 1991, she joined NPR as the overnight editorial assistant for “Morning Edition With Bob Edwards.” While there, Smith also held positions of senior producer and director of flagship shows “All Things Considered” and “Weekend Edition Saturday with Scott Simon.” She also worked as a freelance producer for the award-winning series on the 50th anniversary of “Brown vs Board of Education” for NPR member station WYPR-FM in Baltimore.

For the past six years, Smith has worked Charter Communications as a traffic specialist. During that time, she also has worked as a media consultant and volunteer mentor for WABJ’s Urban Journalism Workshop.