Sara Phillips has been an environment journalist and editor for more than 10 years. With degrees in Arts and Science she completed a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication at the ANU. She got her start on environmental trade publications, and went on be deputy editor of Cosmos, a science magazine and editor of G, a green lifestyle magazine. She is currently the editor of ABC Environment online, a role she has held for three years.
She has won several awards for her work including the 2006 Reuters/IUCN award for excellence in environmental reporting for a story on the water crisis in Australia. While editor of G, she also won the 2008 Bell Award for editor of the year and won the 2007 Bell Award for best consumer magazine of the year (print run over 30,000)