Sana Bucha was born in Karachi. Her father was an airline Captain for Pakistan Airlines. Bucha has 2 sisters, Nimra Bucha and Bisma Bucha.She studied at the Convent of Jesus and Mary and completed her A Levels at The Lyceum School in Karachi.She did her undergraduate in Political Science from Kings College,London.
Bucha started off as a production development associate and became the producer for the first English Language Bulletin on GEO News. Other than producing it, Bucha frequently hosted the show. After the English bulletin, Bucha hosted and produced the channel’s first ever English Show News Day. She hosted and served as the executive director for the current affairs program Crisis Cell before switching over to the new program Laikin.Bucha covers topics such as Pakistani politics and foreign relations, South Asia and Middle East affairs and American involvement in the region.
She was one of the few journalists who voiced outrage against the assassination of the former Governor of Punjab Salmaan Taseer. In July 2012, Sana Bucha developed some conflicts with Geo News and resigned, however she rejoined after resolving her issue with Geo TV network.In November 2012, Sana again had developed some issues with GEO and as a result she resigned from Geo and joined Dunya News.