Sarah Bellingham is a documentarian and freelance video journalist. She is currently in post-production on the feature documentary People 4 Trump, a three-year collaboration with co-director Max Toomey. Sarah’s past documentary work includes HLN’s Inside with Chris Cuomo, HHMI’s Great Transitions: The Origin of Birds and HHMI’s The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory. Her freelance work has appeared on The Washington Post, Eurasianet, The Daily Beast and Food Network. She appeared on BBC News to report on the 2018 U.S. midterms.
Sarah graduated Middlebury College with high honors in International Studies specializing in Eastern Europe and Russia. After working in independent documentary in Boston, she attended Columbia Journalism School where received the Columbia Alumni Fund, Jonathan Maslow Endowed Scholarship Fund, UPS, Keene and Taishoff Scholarships. Following graduation, Sarah was awarded a Pulitzer Student Fellowship.
Sarah has working proficiency in both Russian and French. She has worked in the field wearing a bullet-proof vest, a ballgown and holy water—though not all at the same time.