Sara Brittany Somerset is a United Nations-based reporter and photographer. She was the first and only full time Cannabis Correspondent™ in the United Nations press corps, initially covering the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime. Her work has been syndicated globally and published in various media outlets from The New York Times to the Jerusalem Post. She was formerly U.N. Bureau Chief of High Times.
As a foreign correspondent, she covered cannabis exportation during the blood diamond wars in Sierra Leone and traveled with the U.N. Security Council to Timbuktu.
Sara Brittany currently contributes to Forbes, Leafly, and a plethora of additional media outlets, while on the cannabis beat.
In addition to being an award-winning journalist –her most recent accolade is a 2018 Star Media Award for best Cannabis Freelance Writer– Sara Brittany serves on the advisory board of Canadian company, Curative Cannabis.