Graduation Speaker KPIX Anchor Sara Donchey

Author: Nadia Castro
May 9, 2022

Alumnae Sara Donchey (‘12) will be the graduation speaker for the journalism classes of ‘20, ‘21 and ‘22. Donchey worked on the student-run publication, Golden Gate Xpress, as the online managing editor and editorial cartoonist while a student. Donchey was a reporter and anchor for CBS2 and KCAL9 before returning to the Bay Area as the 3 pm and 5 pm newscasts anchor for KPIX.  

According to CBS Bay Area, Donchey worked as a multimedia journalist in South Texas for KRIS-TV and KZTV. Donchey, as a reporter, has traveled the country to cover different major events like the Super Bowl, 2016 Dallas police shooting and the San Bernandino terror attack.  

You can read more about Donchey here: Xpress to anchor desk: Another SF State grad helms Bay Area television newscasts  | Department of Journalism (

Sara Donchey