Sara James was appointed to the American Australian Association Limited Board in November 2016.

Sara James is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and author. James has covered Australasia for NBC, CNN and PBS. James is a featured commentator on Australia’s ABC News Breakfast. Her American in Oz segment offers a savvy take on US politics. James moved to Melbourne from New York, where she served as a Correspondent for Dateline and NBC News and guest-anchored on the news desk of the NBC Today Show. James has won a string of awards and reported on the Taliban, modern-day slavery in Sudan, the Bosnian War Crimes Tribunal, Australia’s Stolen Generation and 9/11 in her hometown. James is a Director of the Australian-American Fulbright Commission, a Director of KCNQ2 Cure, and a founding member of GETA — Genetic Epilepsy Team Australia. James is the author of An American in Oz, co-author of The Best of Friends, and editor of An Extraordinary School.