Sarah Koenig who is an American journalist, public radio personality, staff producer of TV and the radio program known as This American Life as well as the host and the executive producer of acclaimed podcast Serial came into this world in July of the year 1969. She has now reached at the age of 46. Although she is known by the name Sarah Koenig, as a child, she was named as Sarah Augusta Koenig. She went to get her education from the University of Chicago from where she got graduated in the year 1990. After that, she started to work as a reporter at the East Hampton Star. She then began working in the Russia as the reporter for the ABC News and later, she also worked for The New York Times.
Sarah is the daughter Julian Koenig and his wife Maria Matthiessen. Her father is the renowned advertising copywriter who is considered as one of the greatest advertising copywriters of all the time. Her parents got divorced with each other and her mother again got remarried with her second husband named Peter Matthiessen who is a novelist. She had also attended the Concord Academy located in Concord, MA. According to her biography at Colbert Nation website, Sarah has covered the 2000 Presidential Election for the Concord Monitor.
In addition to that, Sarah has also covered the State House for the Concord Monitor as well as later for the Baltimore Sun. She then started to work as the producer for This American Life in January of the year 2004. She also co-produced the 2006 Peabody Award winning episode of This American Life which is entitled as Habeas Schmabeas. Later in 2013, she started working on the spin-off podcast of This American Life radio program titled as serial. The program was debuted in October of 2014 as well as it was the number one podcast on the iTunes when it was released.
Moving on to her personal life biography, Sarah is a married woman. She is married to her husband named Ben Schreier who is an associate professor of the English as well as Jewish studies at the Penn State. She also has two children together with her husband. As Sarah has maintained her personal life secret, there is no more news found about her family background as well as other activities. Besides that, as she is also active in different social media, she can also get connected through the Twitter and Instagram account.