Sara Carter (reporter)
Sara Carter (reporter)
Sara on Hannity discussing the Fusion GPS testimony
Sara A. Carter (born May 31, 1980) is an investigative reporter and contributor on Fox News based out of Washington D.C. Sara Carter (reporter) has won multiple awards as an Investigative journalism her stories have ranged from national security, terrorism, immigration and front line Coverage of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.  
Sara Carter (reporter) grew up in Saudi Arabia. She is the daughter of a Cuban immigrant mother and her father was a United States Marine Corps veteran who served in two wars . Sara Carter's mother came to the United States as refugee on one of the Freedom Flights from Cuba to Miami during the 1960s.  Sara Carter (reporter) attended Lutheran High School in La Verne, California a small city in Los Angeles County, California. Carter is bilingual, she is fluent in both Spanish and English.  
Photo of Sara Carter and her husband Marty Bailey
Sara Carter working on a story while in Afghanistan
As an investigative reporter, Sara Carter has covered multiple national security related stories along the Mexico–United States border. Her investigations uncovered secret tunnel systems, narcotics trafficking routes and the involvement of Mexican federal officials in the drug trade. 
Sara Carter has spent over seven months in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2008. Her work on Afghan women and children addicted to opium garnered first place in Washington, D.C.. Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) awards. She embedded with troops on Afghanistan’s border with Pakistan and spent days with them while being mortared and shot at by Taliban insurgents hiding in the hillsides. 
Sara Carter has traveled into Pakistan’s lawless border region with the Pakistani Army in North Waziristan and South Waziristan. She has broken numerous stories on ISIS and Al-Qaeda in the region, to include verified ISIS documents that expose the group’s plans for South Asia and the Middle East. The dossier also included a history of ISIS and its leadership. 
In July 2020, Radio America announced the debut of "The Sara Carter Podcast" to its radio and podcast network. The twice-weekly program features Carter's investigative reporting and her perspective as a mom, a wife to a wounded war hero, and a reporter who's told stories from the darkest corners of the globe.
Awards & Accomplishments
Sara Carter's investigative reports have won regional, state, and international recognition. She is the recipient of two National Headliner Awards. In 2005, she won the award for her article, Jamie’s Story, which focused on a child born into the Mexican Mafia and gangs in Southern California. The in-depth and at times life-threatening stories led to the forced retirement of city officials and led to changes in law, education and programs in San Bernardino, California and the Greater Los Angeles Area.  
In 2006, Sara Carter received her second National Headliner Award for her multiple part series Beyond Borders. The project consisted of groundbreaking investigations that focused on immigration and national security concerns along the southwest border. Her investigative work on immigration also earned her the 2006 Eugene Katz Award from the Center for Immigration Studies, in Washington, D.C.. 
Also in 2006, Sara Carter won the California Newspaper Publishers Association Freedom of Information Act Award for her investigation into millions of federal dollars misspent by a local school districts in an impoverished neighborhood. 
Sara Carter was the first to uncover U.S. documents disclosing the number of Mexican Military incursions into the United States and her feature on United States Border Patrol Agents Ignacio “Nacho” Ramos and Jose Compean led to a national movement to pardon the agents who were sentenced to 12 years in prison after an altercation with a convicted Mexican drug smuggler in Texas. After a two-year investigation by Sara, President George W. Bush commuted their sentence on his last day of office. 
In the Media
Screenshot of Sara Carter's Twitter page after it was hacked by Turkish nationalists
The hackers posted nationalist Turkish messages including a pinned tweet, which read, “Your account is hacked by the Turkish cyber army AYYILDIZ TIM!
Your DM correspondence has been captured and interesting information has been reached!
Turks are everywhere!”
The tweet read:
Your account is hacked by the Turkish cyber army AYYILDIZ TIM! Your DM correspondence has been captured and interesting information has been reached! Turks are everywhere! 
The hackers’ tweet included a video that spreads their nationalistic message for Turkey.
While that was the only tweet posted by the group onto Sara Carter's page, her cover photo was also switched to a pro-Turkish photo and his bio was changed to include the country’s flag.
Investigative Reporter Title
According to a Mediaite piece from March 2019, Sara Carter was barred from the news side of Fox. Fox News executives allegedly asked Sean Hannity to stop calling Sara Carter an investigative reporter on his program on the grounds that Carter’s reporting is not vetted, and passes none of the network’s editorial guidelines. Hannity has responded to this feedback by repeatedly referring to Carter as an investigative reporter during her appearances.