Sarah French has officially been promoted to weekday morning co-anchor for WHDH-TV’s Today in New England, Boston Media Watch has learned.As we told you on May 6, Sarah has been filling in on Today in New England since Kayna Whitworth left the station in February to move to California. Sarah joined WHDH-TV 7News in 2011 as weekend anchor and weekday reporter. She started out as co-anchor for the station’s weekend evening newscasts before becoming the third anchor on the morning broadcasts for a short time. Sarah moved back to the weekend anchor desk shortly after, and has served in that role since then. Before working in Boston, Sarah was an anchor and reporter for WTIC-TV FOX 61 (Fox Connecticut) News in Hartford where she anchored the station’s weekday morning newscasts. While working in Hartford, Sarah became an advocate for domestic violence victims after the death of her friend Alice Morrin. Working with legislators in Connecticut, Sarah tried to pass a 911 texting bill in Alice’s name. While attending college at the University of Missouri, Sarah was a reporter for KOMU-TV NBC 8 in Columbia. The station is owned by the University of Missouri. She worked as a “one-man-band” reporter, shooting, editing, and reporting her stories. Sarah also interned for NBC Universal in California, where she worked in production and hosted YourLA, NBC’s local television show. Sarah is also a beauty pageant titleholder. She was Miss Missouri in 2006, and has competed in Miss Teen USA 2004 as well as the Miss America pageant in 2007. As Miss Missouri, Sarah worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation as well as the Susan G. Komen Foundation.