Sitting in the anchor chair and reporting is a culmination of a lifelong dream for Sarina Fazan, a well-known local news personality in the Tampa Bay region. The veteran anchor and reporter is now writing a blog about her transformative life decision, defying all cultural guidelines and pursuing her passion over the life of an arranged marriage.
The blog takes readers through Fazan’s painful journey and shares some of the devastating consequences resulting from the choice. She left home at the 18 and writes “it was the most heart wrenching decision of my life. I still wonder if the heartache was worth the cost.”
The journey, titled “Indian Trailblazer” is just one of many aspects of her blog. www.sarinafazan.com. The blog delves deeper into her storied career covering so many of the biggest stories in the Tampa Bay market. Fazan, who lives in Tampa, is known throughout the nation for her in depth and exclusive interviews with the area’s most controversial newsmakers. “The blog will give viewers a window into just how far my journey into their living rooms took me,” states Fazan.
Her expertise has led producers of a new show behind the first collaboration between CNN and British based Sky News to tap her expertise on some of the most well-known cases throughout the world. “Vengeance” is a 40 episode show produced by Jupiter Entertainment. It debuts in April with one of Fazan’s interviews. “Vengeance is a really special project with some compelling profiles of unique cases and I honored to be a part of it,” states Fazan.
Among her multiple awards, she is a four time Emmy award winner and has been nominated for an Emmy nearly year for the past 10 years. Highlights of her career also include, an exclusive interview with Julie Schenecker, a former Russian linguist, serving a life sentence for murdering her two children. This is the only known interview with a mother convicted of killing her own children in the nation. She was the first journalist invited into the Aisenberg home in Baltimore after the couple moved from the Bay area after intense scrutiny surrounding the disappearance of their daughter, Sabrina. The case is still one of the biggest mysteries in the country.
She was the only journalist in the nation invited to view the wedding video of Terry Schiavo, the woman at the center of a decade-long right to life case in Florida. Fazan was the first reporter given exclusive home video of hostage Keith Stansell reunited with his family after five years of captivity in Columbia.
The mother of the infamous DC Madam granted Fazan the only interview after the suicide of her daughter. She also conducted an exclusive television interview with the young woman known through the nation as the “Hiccup” girl. A teenager turned convicted killer.
ABOUT INDIAN TRAILBLAZER: Indian Trailblazer is a blog that profiles the journey of Sarina Fazan to prominence as a journalist in the news media from humble beginnings where she was destined for a life in an arranged marriage. This honest and candid account is published at: www.sarinafazan.com. You can follow Sarina on Twitter at:@SarinaFazanNews. and on Facebook at Facebook.com/sarinafazannews. Media and sponsor inquires can be directed at: firstname.lastname@example.org.