Sarah Kazadi Jim
Journalist, ESPN Sarah M. Kazadi is an Emmy-award winning journalist and producer born in the D.R. Congo and raised in New York City. Prior to being a Feature Producer at ESPN’s “The Undefeated,” Sarah produced short documentaries and features for ESPN's storytelling show “E60.” Sarah’s work has been featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, and Newsweek, among other news outlets. Her work covers an array of topics, such as mental health, culture, politics and sports. Sarah is passionate about covering demographics that are historically excluded and misrepresented, and telling sports stories that go beyond the game. She has traveled all over the world chasing stories worth telling. In 2020, she was part of The Undefeated team that produced an Emmy-nominated special on the relationship between law enforcement and the Black American community, through an athlete’s lens. Her latest feature highlights Cameroonian NBA star Joel Embiid’s journey into fatherhood. Sarah is currently working on a film and longform article on Bryce Gowdy, a Deerfield Beach High School football player who died by suicide in December 2019. The story delves into his mother’s incredible strength, and his entire community’s push towards mental wellness.