Sarah Rosario

Sarah Rosario joined the Eyewitness News team in June 2012.  She anchors the weekend editions of Eyewitness News Daybreak and Midday on WSOC-TV.  She also reports during the week.

Before coming to Channel 9, Sarah was an anchor/reporter at WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, LA.  While there she received AP Awards for best newscast and for the best public affairs story. 

Sarah also received several awards while working at KATC-TV3 in Lafayette, LA.  

During her time there she received AP Awards for story of the year and for best general news coverage.  

Sarah started her news career in the Mississippi Delta, at WABG-TV in Greenville, MS.  As a Bureau Chief, she covered news as a multi-media journalist for five counties.

Sarah has covered a variety of stories, but her favorite ones are those that initiate a positive change. Her stories have made national news including her coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, the BP oil spill, its aftermath on the Gulf Coast community, and the 2008 presidential debate in Oxford, MS.

Sarah graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Broadcast News and a minor in Political Science.

Outside of work, Sarah loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.  She runs at least three miles a day and, is a Florida Gator fan and a Tampa Bay Bucs fan.  After living in Louisiana for years, she also became a Saints fan and admits to being partial to the LSU Tigers (when they’re not playing Florida).

Sarah is a people person, and is passionate about telling stories that impact viewers at WSOC-TV.  If you have a story idea or an issue you’d like to get answers on please email her at

You can connect with her on twitter (@SarahWSOC9).

Latest from Sarah Rosario

Man accused of shooting mother of his children appears in court

The man accused of shooting the mother of his children and kidnapping his 3-year-old will stay in jail without bond through the holidays.   Channel 9 was there as William Washington appeared before a judge Tuesday on attempted first-degree murder charges. READ MORE: Man accused of shooting woman several times ...

Man accused of shooting woman several times in Mooresville to face judge

Police have a man in custody after they said he shot a mother several times and took off with a child in Mooresville Monday morning. Emergency crews rushed Loshondra Page to the hospital after they found her shot at the home on Sharpe Street just after 8:30 a.m. IMAGES: Sharpe ...

Disabled veterans: Bus stop not close enough to new VA clinic

Disabled veterans are turning to Channel 9 for help after finding out they’ll have to walk a block to get to their new Veterans Affairs clinic. This is the second time veterans have had to ask the city to move a bus stop closer to a new facility. Construction is ...

Teachers to surprise students in need with Christmas gifts

Christmas morning is the day most children can't wait for -- with weeks of anticipation and excitement building, the payoff is getting to tear into presents under the tree. For some Charlotte students that joy isn't a reality. Eyewitness news anchor Sarah Rosario spoke to a group of teachers working ...

2-year-old with rare condition needs 5 organ transplants

Two-year-old Keith Powell from Rock Hill is at Levine Children’s Hospital waiting for an intestinal transplant needed to save his life. “He is always smiling,” said Keith’s mother, Amber Powell. “Unless he is completely miserable with a fever he is always smiling.” Keith was born with a condition called short ...

As cold arrives, plans to expand Charlotte women’s shelter delayed

With an arctic plunge headed our way, plans to expand Charlotte's only emergency women's shelter have been delayed, which could leave dozens of families in the cold. Leaders say the Salvation Army's Center of Hope has been at capacity for months. When the temperatures drop, The Salvation Army Center of ...

Visitor recalls watching wildebeest gore woman at zoo

The owner of Zootastic told WSOC-TV he's being investigated by the federal government after a woman was attacked by a wildebeest at the zoo at Statesville, in Iredell County. A mother who was there walked WSOC-TV anchor Sarah Rosario through the video and explained why she believes the lives of ...

VIDEO: Visitor recalls woman attacked by wildebeest at zoo

The owner of Zootastic told Eyewitness News he's being investigated by the federal government after a woman was attacked by a wildebeest at the zoo in Statesville. RAW VIDEO: Moments after wildebeest attacks woman (Warning: Graphic Language) A mother who was at the zoo walked Eyewitness News anchor Sarah Rosario ...

Samaritans Purse sending 90 tons of supplies to Ebola hot zone

Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly says the government isn't doing enough to help fight Ebola. The Samaritans Purse doctor was at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Wednesday as the Boone-based organization sent a plane loaded with medical supplies to West Africa. As crates full of medical supplies were loaded onto ...

Rock Hill police reopen 3-year-old rape case involving student

Rock Hill police are reopening a three year old rape case involving a Winthrop University student after an on campus sexual assault last week.   University police arrested John Roddey Jr. in that case, but now they're helping Rock Hill Police look for new leads in finding a suspect in ...

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