Sara Frazier began her career as a newspaper reporter in Colorado and worked at Newsday and the New York Daily News before joining The Associated Press in New York in 2001. She was the AP's first reporter on scene at the 9/11 World Trade Center attack and covered ground zero as a beat for several years. She was the City Hall bureau chief from 2005 to 2011, covering two mayoral campaigns while also traveling as a reporter during the 2008 presidential campaign. In 2011, she left the AP to become managing editor for digital at NBC 4 New York. In 2014, she founded Words Count, a copy editing business that serves a wide range of clients with a variety of content. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.