Sarah Muench

Communications Consultant Sarah Muench

Sarah Muench

Associate Consultant
Strategic Communications


Phoenix, Arizona


Arizona State University, B.A., M.S.

Sarah joined Marts & Lundy in 2017 as an associate consultant, adding expertise in strategic communications, new media marketing, digital publishing and video production. In her 15 years of experience in strategic communications and journalism she has won a regional Emmy for interactive video production as well as awards in journalism.

Before her work with Marts & Lundy, Sarah worked for seven years as a communications director for the Mayor of Phoenix, the Arizona Legislature, a Congressional campaign, as well as an interactive marketing and communications director for Arizona State University’s largest college, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. There, she oversaw marketing for prospective students, produced and directed marketing videos, published the college’s magazine and oversaw implementation of website redesign and SEO.

Within the journalism world, Sarah has worked as an editor for Gannett, the parent company of USA Today and the Arizona Republic, where she edited stories from news outlets across the nation. She also was a reporter for La Voz, Phoenix’s largest Spanish-language publication.

Sarah was named the Most Outstanding Graduate of her college when she received her Master of Science in Global Technology and Development from ASU. She worked with Mountain2Mountain, a nonprofit that aids women and children in Afghanistan and supports the Afghan women’s national cycling team, traveled to Cuba to research media development for her thesis before the United States and Cuba normalized relations and implemented an online job fair to connect graduates to experts in the development world. Her Bachelor of Arts is in Journalism, also from ASU, and she is fluent in Spanish.

Sarah serves as a faculty adjunct at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and is a member of ASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society Alumni Board.

In her free time, Sarah is a competitive bike racer, focusing on criterium racing, and is a two-time state champion. She races for World Bicycle Relief, a team dedicated to development in rural Africa through providing bikes to families and kids so they can get to school and work using a safe, fast and clean mode of transportation. She is the owner and publisher of the largest cycling events website in the nation,, which features news and resources about bicycle racing in the U.S. and is dedicated to growing the sport of cycling nationwide.