PBPRS Women's History Spotlight: Sara Lomax-Reese

Sara Lomax-Reese is the president and CEO of WURD Radio, LLC, Pennsylvania’s only African-American owned talk radio station. 

Prior to her work with WURD, Sara co-founded HealthQuest: Total Wellness for Body, Mind & Spirit, the first nationally circulated African-American consumer health magazine in the country.  

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Sara also served as an adjunct professor of communications at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. She has taught a collaborative course at the University of Pennsylvania with Dr. John Jackson titled “Urban Ethnography” which taught students how to create audio documentaries that aired on 900AM-WURD. 

Sara sits on numerous boards including Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Drexel University's College of Engineering Advisory Council and Institute for Journalism in New Media.  In addition, Sara mentors young women at Martin Luther King High School as part of the Women of Tomorrow program.

Sara is also a yoga and meditation practitioner.  Sheis married to Tim Reese and mother to three boys Elijah, Julian and Langston.