Speaker profile: Sara Carter
Sara A. Carter is a Fox News Contributor and the Executive Director & Founder of the Dark Wire Investigation Foundation. She writes award winning stories for her website SaraACarter.com. She offers expertise as a national and international award winning investigative reporter whose stories have ranged from national security, terrorism, immigration and front line coverage of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. She was formerly with Circa News, Los Angeles News Group, The Washington Times, The Washington Examiner and wrote numerous exclusives for U.S.A. Today, U.S. News World Report, and Arutz Sheva in Israel.
Her work along the U.S. Mexico border paved a new path in national security related stories in the region. Her investigations uncovered secret tunnel systems, narcotics-trafficking routes and the involvement of Mexican federal officials in the drug trade. She has also spent nearly a decade covering the war in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan since 2008.
She has garnered two National Headliner Awards and in 2008, she was awarded the Society of Professional Journalists nationally recognized Sigma Delta Chi award for her multiple-part series in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico that uncovered the brutality of the Gulf and Sinaloa Cartel wars along the border.
Ms. Carter, who speaks Spanish fluently, is the daughter of a Cuban immigrant mother and her father was a Marine and veteran of two wars. She has six beautiful children and is married to a war-hero and incredible husband, who was blinded while on a mission fighting terrorists in Afghanistan for the Defense Department.