Sasha-Ann Simons is a news reporter and host in Washington, D.C. currently telling stories for the public radio station WAMU. She received a 2019 Edward R. Murrow award for her feature reporting. Prior to moving to the nation’s capital, Sasha-Ann worked as a radio and television host, reporter, and producer at WXXI News – the PBS and NPR member station in Rochester, New York. During her tenure there, she earned a New York State Associated Press award for Best TV Feature and a New York State Broadcasters Association award for Best Locally Produced TV Show. She was also a contributing reporter to PBS Newshour. Sasha-Ann earned a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada and is pursuing a master’s degree at American University.