Sara Novak is a journalist and writer who specializes in public health, global health, science, and food policy.
She has extensive experience reporting on issues including antibiotic resistance, bacterial infections, genetically modified foods, obesity, and school nutrition.
From 2007-2011, she blogged for Discovery’s Planet Green and TreeHugger and from 2011-2014, she wrote a column for Discovery Health. Her work has been featured on Popular Science, HowStuffWorks.com, TLC, Animal Planet, What to Expect, Organic Authority, EcoSalon, Naturally Savvy, and Zax Health.
In the field, she has reported on street dogs in Bali, yoga festivals in Tahoe, and sustainable farming in Lombok.
Prior to her work with Discovery Communications, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia and worked in several capacities in public relations and government relations in Washington, D.C.