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Sarah Strackhouse grew up in Flemington, New Jersey and went to the Pingry High School in Martinsville. She then went to Lehigh University, where she played D-1 soccer and graduated with a major in Graphic Design and a minor in Communications.

Sarah caught the news bug when she was interning in the graphics department at NY1 News in Manhattan her junior year of college. She lived in NYC the next summer to intern at FOX and NY1 News, and began sports reporting at school her senior year. Sarah also wrote for the Lehigh University school newspaper, the Brown and White, and was the Marketing and Graphics Editor for Lehigh’s leading academic journal, The Lehigh Review.

Upon graduation, Sarah moved to Hoboken, NJ and worked as a Graphic Designer for Fox Business and a photo-journalist for NY1 News in Manhattan, where she experienced Hurricane Sandy first-hand. Sarah then decided to make the move to west Texas and join the CBS 7 News team as a reporter/anchor/producer.

After two and a half years in West Texas, Sarah made the move to Plano and joined the KTEN news team as a morning anchor and frequently reported in the Midday show.

About a year later, Sarah joined the CW33 team as a reporter/mmj where she’s back in the field reporting!

Sarah enjoys doing graphic art, photography, reading, and eating cheese! She loves being outdoors, playing sports and doing MMA. Sarah live with her fiance and their two fur babies, a lab/pointer mix named Chubbs and a Bernese Mountain Dog named King. She can’t walk down the street without stopping to pet a dog and has a passion for trying new recipes in the kitchen.


Recent Articles
  • Growing up in the State Fair of Texas – Literally!

    DALLAS, Tx. – As the State Fair of Texas 2017 comes to a close, it`s fun to look back at the continuing traditions and memories made — and some traditions go wayyyy back! “There`s tradition with the fair and then there`s tradition within our family,” says Christi Erpillo, who runs Fernie’s Funnel Cakes, “I tease that we get to be the ultimate hostess for three million people for 24 days. We`ve done it for 49 years […] Johnathan`s mother, my little […]

  • So why are we paying tolls if the Tollway is shut down this weekend?

    NORTH TEXAS – Drivers in North Texas have probably noticed some big slowdowns on major highways recently, and this weekend you can expect some more. “This weekend specifically,” says North Texas Tollway Authority Public Relations Manager, Anjelica Solano, “the Dallas North Tollway from Spring Creek Parkway all the way to Sam Rayburn Tollway will be completely shut down.” Nope, the traffic you’re seeing – and might see – isn’t Cramer from Seinfeld painting the white dotted line black. “This region […]

  • House where 13 year-old Shavon Randle found dead gets demolished

    OAK CLIFF, TX – The day finally arrived, the moment family members and neighbors have all been waiting for. The demolition of this eyesore in Oak Cliff brought down wood and painful memories. It’s the house where 13-year-old Shavon Randle and 19-year-old Michael Titus were found murdered four months ago. “I’ve been having many mixed emotions about the whole situation like how am I supposed to feel?” says Shavon’s mother, Shaquana Presley. “How am I gonna feel once I see […]

  • More signs, flowers, and support, but still no Sherin Mathews

    RICHARDSON, Tx. – For 11 days, people have been searching, praying, and showing their support for three-year-old Sherin Mathews. She’s been missing from Richardson since October 7. Police say her father, Wesley, told them he punished Sherin for not finishing her milk and had her stand by a tree outside their fence at three in the morning. He says 15 minutes later, she was gone; but the community hasn`t forgotten and new signs appear daily – just like they did […]

  • Investigators still search for missing three-year-old Richardson girl after overnight search warrant

    RICHARDSON, Tx. – The search for missing three-year-old Sherin Mathews continues to day four, and new facts continue to surface. “Last night the Richardson Police Department along with the FBI Evidence Recovery Team did a search of the Mathews home,” says Sgt. Kevin Perlich. “There are facts and stuff in that warrant that we feel are critical to this investigation and we do not want to jeopardize the investigation at this point and so they are sealed at least for […]

  • Spice of Blythe: Visit the State Fair and appreciate the animals!

    This week, Pink Magnolia Chef Blythe Beck took a trip to the State Fair of Texas to look, pet and appreciate the animals in the Children’s Medical Center Barn Yard and meet the wonderful people who take care of them! Blythe talks about coming face to face with a protective 1,000 pound mama longhorn who recently gave birth! She’s just one of 40 to 50 animals at the petting zoo. The animals come from a farm in Missouri where they […]

  • Vigil held for missing three-year-old in Richardson

    RICHARDSON — Where is three-year-old Sherin Mathews?! “It’s sad. It’s scary for this to happen so close to home,” said Omair Saddiqi who helped organize a vigil behind Sherin’s Richardson home Friday night. People said prayers and words of comfort to those confused and grieving for the three-year-old. “A lot of things doesn’t make sense. A lot of people are concerned,” Saddiqi said. “A lot of families have kids the same age, and it’s difficult going home and sleeping.” Sherin’s father, […]

  • Doing colored contacts the SAFE way!

    PLANO, TX – Halloween is all about the parties, the jack-o-lanterns, the scares, and especially the costumes and all that goes with them. But for one cat mom – being pawsome is a way of life! “I’m a film-maker and I was researching a feature film, and I started an Instagram account for my cats, and then I became InstagramCatMom a paw-parazzi obsessed with my cat’s pictures mmmm!” says Jessica Spawn. And this year was extra puuuurfect, Dr Albert Pang […]

  • Spice of Blythe: It’s fall, y’all! Time to love on your veggies!

    Happy fall y’all! That’s right, autumn is here and I couldn’t be more excited. It’s sweater-weather time, there’s a little nip in the air and it’s time to cook. That’s right vegetables are their best right now. This is my favorite time of year to cook not only because it always smells like love and food and football and family in your house. This is the time when mother nature gives you some of the greatest gifts on earth. This […]

  • SEE IT: Fort Worth firefighter caught ripping down US flags

    DENTON, Texas — One question: Why?! The Fort Worth firefighter of seven years, accused of ripping down and damaging two flags two days before 9/11, no longer has a warrant out for his arrest. But still has people surprised. “Kind of salt in the wound type deal, especially for that holiday, it was really disappointing,” says Randy Robinson, the President Elect and Flag Chairman for the Denton Rotary Club. He said at the beginning of September he put 12 flags out […]