Sara Rivest

Sara Rivest

Sara Rivest joined the WAVE 3 News team in January 2018.

Born and raised in the Empire State, she is excited to explore a new city and get to know the people who live here.

Previously, Sara worked as a multi-media journalist for ABC 57 News in South Bend, Indiana. There, she covered everything from education to crime. And snow -- a whole lot of snow.

She also spent some time working on the assignment desk at News 10 ABC in her hometown of Albany, N.Y. She is a 2014 graduate of the University at Albany.

Sara loves spending time with her family in Albany and Charleston, S.C., especially her four brothers. She has a dog Theodore and would love suggestions for dog-friendly spots around WAVE Country.

Sara is passionate about her work and is looking forward to telling the stories that matter most to you. Please reach out with any story ideas or to say "hello!"

Recent Articles by Sara

Whitefield Academy defends decision to expel student after picture of rainbow sweater, birthday cake

  Rainbow shirt and cake a ‘lifestyle violation,’ student expelled from private school

Beshear appoints new Kentucky Board of Education, current board files lawsuit

  Zombie School Bus races almost end in tragedy

Mother of Kentucky woman who was murdered, dismembered describes tragic loss

Meet Callie, the KY Air National Guard’s search and rescue K-9

Massive trail of dead fish flows into Ohio River following Jim Beam warehouse fire

JCPS could soon open school focusing on needs of girls of color

  JCPS student who struggled with dyslexia will graduate as valedictorian

JCPS says school bus driver did not intentionally pull away from student

  Lawsuit claims school officials prevented woman from breastfeeding infant daughter

Couple robbed at McDonald’s thank stranger who helped thwart purse snatcher

Dubai leader accused of holding daughter hostage could be banned from Derby

Middle schooler paints restrooms with meaningful phrases to raise classmates’ self-confidence

Bevin says he’s ‘sick of sickouts,’ JCTA union president denies governor’s ‘bizarre’ claims

2 donkeys found dead five miles south of where 6 llamas were killed

  Minors with alcohol, pot found at party hosted by JCPS teacher

Convicted sex offender accused of molesting co-worker’s 5-year-old daughter