Sarah Anne Hughes

Sarah Anne Hughes

State Capitol Reporter, Report for America Fellow


Sarah Anne Hughes is based in Harrisburg for The Incline and Billy Penn as the sites’ first-ever state capitol reporter.

Previously based in Pittsburgh, she covered the effect of the state legislature on local issues, committee drama, and election issues for The Incline.

For nearly a decade, Sarah Anne lived in the District of Columbia, where she served as managing editor of the alt-weekly Washington City Paper and editor-in-chief of DCist, a local site that covers news, food and culture. Before that, she blogged about national news and pop culture for The Washington Post.

Sarah Anne is a 2018 corps member for Report for America, a new initiative that seeks to get journalists back in local newsrooms. She’s a graduate of American University and was raised in Alexandria, Va., and Lancaster, Pa.

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