Action 2 News at 4 Anchor/First Alert Investigates Reporter
Green Bay, Wis.
Sarah Thomsen joined Action 2 News in March of 2003 as a weekend anchor and news reporter. She became the Action 2 News at 4 anchor when the show launched in 2006.
Sarah is a native to the Midwest, growing up in central Iowa. She moved to Wisconsin in 2001, working as a reporter at a La Crosse television station before moving to Green Bay.
She earned her electronic media and public relations degree from Wartburg College in Iowa. There, she worked in both the news and sports departments in radio and television, reporting from the sidelines at football and basketball games.
When she's not on the anchor desk, Sarah is out in the community, often covering crime or public safety-related stories. She's an award-winning investigative reporter, earning journalism's coveted Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting five consecutive years. Sarah has also been recognized with top investigative awards from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and multiple Eric Sevareid awards from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association.
Sarah and her husband, John, married in 2006. They have four young children that keep them on the move! Sarah loves running, biking, and spending time with family and friends and attending her children's sporting events. She's run countless half-marathons but finally crossed a 26.2 mile marathon of her bucket list! Sarah is also a true farm-girl at heart and loves spending time outdoors or on the family farm, even if that means baling hay or fixing fence.
Depending on the sports season, you'll catch her in front of the television cheering on her favorite teams: the Packers, the Cubs, and the Iowa Hawkeyes.