Sarah Acosta - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Sarah Acosta

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Sarah Acosta is a Corpus Christi native and is happy she gets to work in her hometown. Sarah joined the 3 News team November 2013 and greets South Texans bright and early during 3News First Edition.

For three years prior to joining the 3 News team, Sarah was a reporter for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times where she helped launch the paper's entertainment site and would do a weekly segment for called "Top 5 Weekend Picks" which also aired on 3 News Thursday and Fridays.

Sarah is a proud King High School Mustang alumni, where she played competitive tennis. She was also a "Mustang" for Southern Methodist University, where she also played for the university's tennis team and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism.

After she graduated, she returned home to start reporting for the Caller-Times, where she also had her first internship. During her college years, she also interned with the Dallas Morning News on the breaking news desk, Texas Tribune covering state public policy and politics and for NBC DFW's feature news team.

Sarah loves her Corpus Christi, and loves to give back to the community through a variety of events. When not working, you can find Sarah running near the water or spending time with her family and friends.

Sarah has a soft spot for animals. She takes her two pugs around town and she also has an orange cat and baby turtle that she adores.

If you see Sarah about, don't hesitate to say hello and share any story ideas. You can contact her at