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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
  • Spice of Blythe: Christmas Morning Breakfast!

    DALLAS – Pink Magnolia Chef Blythe Beck has some excellent hacks for a quick and tasty Christmas morning breakfast! First, she has us add some eggnog, cinnamon, sugar and nutmeg to the pancakes to make them extra delicious and fluffy. Second, she has some homemade whipped cream with peppermint bits, and then she adds some bourbon to her syrup for some special spicy flavor! Next, she moves on to French toast, which you dip in cinnamon, cream and eggs before […]

  • Father granted custody of child who’s mother had him get 13 surgeries DESPITE being healthy

    You may remember Kaylene Bowen from when you first saw her in 2014 hosting a fundraiser for her son, Christopher, who she said had cancer. Turns out- he didn`t have cancer, and it later came out that she had him go to the hospital 323 times, undergoing 13 major surgeries – even though he wasn`t sick! “It was just a shock to me that someone could actually do so much — 13 surgeries?” says Christopher’s grandmother, Nellie Crawford, “I just […]

  • Spice of Blythe: Best Christmas Appetizers

    Pink Magnolia Chef Blythe Beck tells about us a Beck family tradition – making appetizers instead of big ticket items for Christmas! She says run to the grocery store and get some cold cuts, maybe you can make an easy pizza roll or cheese ball. She also adds that her family always has the “green stuff!” Lastly, she says don’t forget the alcohol to keep you and Santa jolly! Spice of Blythe: Take the stress out of the holidays, get […]

  • The “Jailbroken” Fire Stick – is it legal or illegal to stream movies for free?

    With Christmas one week away – many of us are finishing up our shopping scrambling to find the hottest gifts for our loved ones! One gift high on the list this year? The ‘jailbroken’ Amazon Fire Stick. But jailbroken doesn`t really mean what it sounds like! Many YouTube videos talk about the addition of other apps on the fire stick that make it possible to stream movies not even available to rent yet. One of the most popular applications originally […]

  • Plano 8th grader gets big surprise after asking since 3rd grade: Braces!

    PLANO, Tx. – Many middle schoolers ask for gadgets or technology for their birthdays, but Plano 8th grader, Aeva Leck, asked for a different type of metal. “Cause my teeth aren`t the straightest,” she says. “Aeva`s been asking for forever for braces,” says her mother Jessica Benenate, “and then I got braces, my dad helped me out cause I had other issues going on, and it just made me hurt even more cause I know how badly she doesn`t just […]

  • 5 DFW charities receive hundreds of donated bedroom sets from U of H in time for the holidays!

    DALLAS, Tx. – If you`ve been christmas shopping lately and looked for bedroom furniture, then you know that a quality set can be pricey. That`s why Dallas Life Executive Director, Bob Sweeney, says what happened this week was so special. “Families to Freedom, contacted us and Sarah said we have this donation of furniture. We`ve partnered with them, so we`re going to be able to see this furniture come in, revitalize the rooms and our dormitories,” says Sweeney. “So the […]

  • Felons give back by helping elderly put up Christmas lights in Grand Prairie

    GRAND PRAIRIE — This time of year can be wonderful – the trees, the decorations, the camaraderie, but there`s something extra special about those lights… “Rick always had them out the week before Thanksgiving or the week after Thanksgiving,” says Rhonda Ramsey. “I tried last year but I put them all out backwards and I couldn`t get them plugged in.” Rhonda says Rick, her childhood sweetheart and husband of more than 40 years, passed away three years ago from cancer. “He […]

  • Spice of Blythe: Behind the Scenes

    If you’ve ever known or met Spice of Blythe chef Blythe Beck, then you know that she’s not one to mince words. Here are some of the best outtakes and behind the scene looks from 2017!

  • North Richland Hills elementary school choir set to perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall

    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Believe it or not, the choir singing in this video is not singing a cover song. “We love the music, the reason we had the movement was because we love it, singing is in our hearts,” says fourth grader  in the Honor Choir at NRH International Leadership of Texas, Sada Kanakoqui. “It helps you be focused,” says fifth grader, Kenzie Harris. “Because when you`re singing you don`t think about anything else, and it just calms you down.” “We […]

  • Price of opioid addiction recovery prescriptions becoming more of a burden

    PLANO – “Four months ago I was homeless, you know, and I wanted to die, and I just didn`t have the courage to kill myself,” says recovering alcoholic and opioid addict, Francene Fegely. She says she’s been in and out of rehab and detox programs since she was in her teens. “Opioids, heroin and stuff like that and it was a instant feel good thing that I don`t know that took over and everything.” She says she over dosed three […]