a bit about sarah wilson

Sarah Wilson is a New York Times best-selling author and blogger whose journalism career has spanned 20 years, across television, radio, magazines, newspapers and online. She’s the former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and was the host of the first series of MasterChef Australia, the highest rating show in Australian TV history. She appears regularly as a commentator on a range of programs including Channel 7′s Sunday Night, The Morning Show, Sunrise and Weekend Sunrise, Ten Network’s Good News Week and The Project, Nine’s 60 Minutes and A Current Affair.

Sarah is an adept social commentator, following a career that’s spanned politics, health advocacy, restaurant reviewing, opinion writing and trend forecasting.

Sarah is the author of the best-sellers I Quit Sugar and I Quit Sugar For Life.  Sarah has also authored the best-selling series of cookbooks from IQuitSugar.com. Her 8-Week Program has seen more than 600,000 people quit sugar worldwide.

Sarah blogs at sarahwilson.com, lives in Sydney, rides a bike everywhere and when asked what her hobbies are cites “bush hiking”, planning her next meal and being fascinated by other people with real hobbies.

Go here to book Sarah for your next event or tv hosting.

How can I get stuff to Sarah?

But just a little request: please respect Sarah’s desire not to clutter her life with “stuff” before you send her your wonderful product/press release.

  • Sarah posts and interacts daily on Facebook and Twitter. We’d love to see your avatar pop up some time!

Social Commentary

Sarah has opinions. She’s had 11 opinion columns in her career, published in News Ltd’s Herald SunSunday Herald SunThe Daily Telegraph, and more. She regularly writes social comment features for Good Weekend, Madison, Marie Claire, EverydayHealth and more.


Sarah was the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine for four very fun and pink-filled years.

Career highlights included:
  • Interviewing (then) PM John Howard and (then) soon-to-become PM Kevin Rudd. See the shots here
  • Entering the Guinness Book of Records by staging the world’s biggest bikini shoot at Bondi Beach, an event that made headlines around the world.
  • The time she went through airport security with 50 vials of G-spot stimulation gel in her hand luggage. Actually, the explanation she gave the customs officials was more of a highlight.

Speaking, trend forecasting & consulting

Sarah advises and presents to corporations on social movements, media, wellness and how to make life better. She’s consulted to thecoolhunter.net, LVMH Australia, HSBC Vietnam, Revlon and Hearst Magazines New York. She’s also a sought-after MC and presenter.

Go here to book Sarah for your next event or tv hosting.

And some other things

  • “I grew up on a subsistence-living farm with goats for milk and meat, and five younger siblings to ride bikes with. Today, I advocate minimalism and thrift.”
  • “I owned my first business at 12, making doll’s house furniture and painted library bags for a range of galleries and toy shops.”
  • “My first gig in journalism was as a restaurant reviewer for News Ltd’s Sunday Magazine.”
  • “I’m 40, living in Sydney, Australia. I surf, ride a vintage one-speed bike and I live to eat.”

meet jo, sarah’s executive assistant

Jo has been working with Sarah since October 2010 and loves her job. When she’s not directing Sarah somewhere via google maps over the phone, Jo can usually be found singing along to the Les Miserables sound track. Jo gets a kick out of being involved in something that is all about making life matter more.

You can follow Jo on Instagram, or check out her blog.