Sarah Hicks

Expertise

Wildlife, Gardening, Recycling

Education

Auburn University

Introduction

Sarah Hicks is a journalist with more than three decades of experience writing and editing, with a particular focus on environmental topics that have not yet reached a mainstream audience. Specific topics of interest include wildlife, gardening, and recycling perception vs. reality.

 

Experience

Hicks has served as writer, producer, copy editor and managing editor of Mother Nature Network (MNN.com, now part of Treehugger) since joining the site in 2008, when it was founded. She plans, helps create and edits all content on the site across all topic areas, from pets to food to endangered species. Prior to that, she worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a wide variety of roles. She started as a news designer and copy editor, eventually managing those teams and designing the front page of the South’s largest newspaper. She went on to edit and manage several of the digital site’s most engaged channels, including homes and travel. Before that she wrote news and feature stories, edited copy, and designed pages for several daily newspapers across the Southeast. 

 

Education

Hicks holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Auburn University with minors in biology and history. 

Treehugger and Dotdash

Our mission at Treehugger is to provide advice, clarity, and inspiration for both the eco-savvy and the green living novice. We hope our content gives you the confidence to purchase a better dishwasher, build a green beauty routine, or simply learn more about the world around you.

Treehugger is part of the Dotdash family.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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