Sarah Zapp is an award winning journalist, relationship curator and dealmaker.
She is currently the Director of Strategic Relationships for IVY. IVY is a private community bringing together the most inspiring young entrepreneurs, innovators and top professionals though extraordinary social, professional, and intellectual experiences. WIRED Magazine calls IVY, “ the next generation of leading minds” with +20K members in 7 cities across the US.
Sarah focuses on engaging and supporting today’s top VIPs, Influencers and Executives.
As a TV host, reporter and producer, Sarah has interviewed some of today’s biggest names in entertainment and politics for The Comcast Network seen in more than 11 million homes, including live reports from the E! studios in LA. She covered red carpet events, movie junkets and interviewed the likes of Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie and Will Smith. She’s grilled key political leaders live from the floor of the Democratic National Convention and executive produced and hosted her own weekly talk show, “New England Newsmakers”. Her producing projects for various outlets have also taken her to Paris, London and New York.
She spent time in local news at WB56 in Boston and anchored the morning and noon news at KARK (NBC) in Little Rock, Arkansas.
She currently is a blogger for the Huffington Post and guest commentator on various media outlets. She also advises early stage start-ups and works with investors and the VC community.
Sarah graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and with highest honors from the University of Missouri. She earned degrees in Broadcast Journalism from their renowned School of Journalism and Political Science from the College of Arts & Science. She received her Master’s Degree in Mass Communications from Boston University.