Stacey Sager Biography
Stacey Sager is an American Emmy Award-winning Reporter and Host working for WABC in New York City as a News Reporter. She joined the station in April 1996.
Stacey Sager Age / Birthday
Sager manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday and how old she is at the moment. Judging from her appearance, she might be in her 50s.
Stacey Sager Height / Measurements
Sager is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Stacey Sager Partner / Husband
Sager is married to Andrew Loring Platt. They tied the knot at a wedding ceremony held at Harmony Club in New York which was officiated by Rabbi Albert Sturmer. The date of the wedding is unknown. Andrew Loring Platt works at the New York investment bank, Lehman Brothers as an associate in the mortgage-backed security group. He has studied law at Skidmore College.
Stacey Sager Kids / Children
Sager and her husband Andrew Loring are proud parents to their 2 daughters, whose names are unknown. She likes spending her spare time with her daughters and husband. The family lives in Nassau County, New York.
Stacey Sager Family / Relatives
Sager was born to Marylyn Wendy Sager (late mother) and Jerome Sager (father). She grew up in Dix Hills, Long Island. She shares no information regarding whether she has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.
Stacey Sager Education
Sager is a proud graduate of Northwestern University where she obtained a Master’s degree, Broadcast Journalism. She is also an alumnus of Tufts University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science and Government.
Stacey Sager Career
Sager serves at WABC – ABC7NY as a news reporter on Eyewitness News. Over the years with the station, she has been reporting on a wide array of international, national, and local stories such as the Al Qaeda prisoners in Cuba, JFK junior’s death, the Kosovo war, the Bush-Gore presidential race, and the crash of TWA flight 800. Other stories include Timothy McVeigh’s execution, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the horrific 9/11 attacks.
Sager spent countless hours with desperate families searching for their loved ones who lost their lives in the World Trade Center. She got her 1st broadcasting job at a small station in Bangor, Maine. From there, she moved to WNEP-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania where she worked as a news reporter. After that, she went to work for WJAR-TV in Providence, Rhode Island still as a news reporter.
Over the course of her journalism career, she has been nominated for Emmy Awards multiple times. She also holds 4 Emmys for her report on; the 2007 steampipe explosion in midtown Manhattan, the effects of cold weather on Long Island, Hurricane Isaias’s aftermath, and the breast cancer special. NCCJ- the National Conference of Christians and Jews has awarded Sager the prestigious Michael P. Metcalf Media Award.
Sager has been recognized with multiple humanitarian awards for her ground-breaking reports. She has served as a co-host of WABC’s annual Emmy Award-winning breast cancer specials. Sager’s hobbies include running and home gardening.
Stacey Sager Salary
Sager receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Stacey Sager Net Worth
Through Sager’s career as a Reporter and Host, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Stacey Sager Cancer
Sager revealed her diagnosis of breast cancer through an Eyewitness News special in the spring of 1999. She stated that she was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 30 years old. Sager also said that it was a distinctive, 1st-person account of the difficult decision-making process faced by young ladies in crisis. She underwent treatments but she was diagnosed with another cancer in the spring of 2011.
Sager’s docs found pre-invasive ovarian cancer in her fallopian tubes’ linings, and she was diagnosed with a genetic mutation, BRCA1, which increases the risk of ovarian and breast cancer. Sager however recovered fully, and she always urges women at risk to go for screening for genetic mutations that cause these cancers.
She serves at various organizations like TEALWALK and the Basser Center. This organization is committed to helping women with BRCA-related cancers and ovarian cancer. Sager has worked with ‘Pink Aid,’ an organization dedicated to raising funds for women battling breast cancer. She also participates in the American Cancer Society’s annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk, which is committed to raising millions of dollars for breast cancer research and awareness. The American Cancer Society has cited Sager’s volunteer work.
Stacey Sager Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Sager is active on her social media accounts. She has about 10K followers on her Facebook Page, about 12.8K followers on her Twitter account, and around 10.7K followers on her Instagram account.
Stacey Sager WABC – ABC7NY
Sager works at WABC – ABC7NY where she works with her fellow colleagues who are anchors, reporters, and meteorologists and they include;
- N.J. Burkett
- Crystal Cranmore
- Naveen Dhaliwal
- Josh Einiger
- Lauren Glassberg
- Toni Yates
- Darla Miles
- Mike Marza
- CeFaan Kim
- Dan Krauth
- Chanteé Lans
- Heather O’Rourke