ResumeOne of Wales' best known and much loved television and radio presenters.
Sara was born in Wales but grew up and was educated in London, where she graduated in Medieval and Modern History. She is the daughter of surgeon John M. Edwards M.S., F.R.C.S. Professor of Surgery and Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Surgery and actress and broadcaster Gwenyth Undeg Petty.
Sara's broadcasting career began as a researcher at Capital Radio in London. She went on to present her own music and live chat show five nights a week on County Sound in Guildford, and also contributed items to BBC Radio 4.
The success of this extended to television where she began on screen as a presenter for HTV West. After a few months, she was invited to join BBC Wales in Cardiff.
Highly professional, and popular with viewers, Sara is known to most people for presenting the evening news programme 'Wales Today' and for her landscape documentaries on rivers, horses, architecture and the countryside in general. For the last twelve years, Sara has presented the Royal Welsh Show for BBC Wales.
Her other television work has included presenting 'Children in Need' for the BBC; a series on the Sothebys Welsh Sale; co-hosting BBC Breakfast from Cardiff and, in Welsh for S4C, 'Saith Diwrnod Ar Y Sul' - a weekly review of the world news. Summer 2008 she presented the Bryn Terfel Faenol Music Festival and the BBC Wales Arts Review of the Year.
Major interviews for BBC Wales include Prince Charles, Prince Albert of Monaco, many politicans such as Geoffrey Howe, Ann Widdecombe, Lord Dafydd Elis Thomas and countless others from the Assembly Government and Westminster.
Sara has also presented a number of radio programmes for Radio Wales, such as 'Sara's People' and 'Food Matters'. Food is a great interest for her and she took a year off between school and University to train professionally at the La Petite Cuisine School of food and wine in Richmond Surrey.
Sara's warm voice and perfect diction makes her a perfect choice for voice over work. Sara also acts as host and facilitator for many high profile events throughout the UK. She is professional and adaptable, and extremely effective at question and answer sessions.
Sara is very much a country person and from a farming background; she is one of the two Vice-Presidents from Wales on the Council for National Parks for England and Wales.
In 2011 Sara was appointed as HM Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Dyfed comprising the old counties of Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. She is also an ambassador for The Prince's Trust, and for the last ten years has been the President of NSPCC in Cardiff, and now sits on the all Wales forum of NSPCC. A Serving Sister of St. John Cymru and Patron of the Hijinx Theatre Company, her other charitable involvements include the British Legion, and this year she will be launching the Poppy Appeal for Ceredigion in Aberaeron.
Other voluntary work includes acting as a one of the three judges for the Welsh 'Learner of the Year' competition at the National Eisteddfod. She has also served as a member of Council for Lampeter University.
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