Sara-Summer Oliphant is a 2003 graduate of Point Park University where she studied journalism.While at Point Park, Sara-Summer was involved in the Innocence Institute, and interned with the Pirate Report. Prior to attending Point Park, Sara-Summer was a student-athlete at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, running cross country for three seasons on the school's NCAA Division I team.
After returning to her hometown roots of Pittsburgh, Sara-Summer finished her degree and began writing as a freelance reporter for The Almanac, covering predominately Mt. Lebanon school and municipal news. After three years of reporting, Sara-Summer took a hiatus to focus on her role as a mom to four children. During this time, she started a website to share her passion for running with other moms called IRunLikeaMother.com. In addition to running and writing, Sara-Summer enjoys photography, reading, and spending time with her husband and children.
Sara-Summer is excited to return to journalism and to be part of Patch's Canon-McMillan and Baldwin-Whitehall teams!