Saira Anwer

Saira Anwer

Reporter

Saira Anwer joined the Local 10 News team in July 2018. 

Saira is two-time Emmy-nominated reporter and comes to South Florida from Madison, Wisconsin, where she was working as a reporter and anchor. Saira earned Emmy nominations for storm coverage of Janesville, Wisconsin, and a feature on teachers at a unique school within a children's hospital. She also received an award from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for excellence in live reporting.

Saira began her journalism career in Minot, North Dakota, as a prime-time anchor and reporter. Saira reported on major oil spills and political issues on North Dakota's Native American reservations. She also established and led a weekly medical segment. 

Saira was born and raised in Galesburg, Illinois, and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish. She is a proud member of Delta Zeta sorority. After graduating, she joined the Teach For America corps and spent two years teaching language arts and reading to at-risk eighth graders in Dallas. 

Saira is excited to be in South Florida and loves experiencing the rich diversity, culture and delicious food the area has to offer. She's also a big fan of the SoFlo climate and does not miss brutally cold Midwest winters. In her free time, Saira enjoys tennis, musical theater, reading and cooking shows. 
 

If you have any story ideas or just want to say hi, send an e-mail to sanwer@local10.com.

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