Sara Clarke

Assistant Assigning Editor  |  Banking

Sara Clarke is a Banking editor at NerdWallet. She has been an editor and project manager in newsrooms for two decades, most recently at U.S. News & World Report. She managed projects such as the U.S. News education rankings and the Best States rankings. Sara has appeared on SiriusXM Business Radio and iHeartMedia’s WHO Newsradio and has been quoted in The Salt Lake Tribune, The St. Paul (Minnesota) Pioneer Press and other outlets. She is based near Washington, D.C.

  • Education: B.A. in journalism from University of Maryland
  • Organizations: Online News Association, Society of Professional Journalists, ACES (The Society for Editing)
  • Previous experience: U.S. News & World Report, The Seattle Times, McClatchy/Tribune, The Washington Post

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