Sanchez completed her term as the 2017-2018 editor-in-chief at the Daily Lobo in the spring of 2018. She also worked as a 2018 summer intern at the Rio Grande SUN, covering crime, education and other topics.
Her interest in journalism sprouted in high school, when she wrote for the teen section of the Santa Fe New Mexican.
She has also written for the Perspective (a magazine focused on the African-American community in New Mexico) and has edited and written for Bella Media, which publishes Su Casa, Santa Fean and other magazines.
Sanchez is double majoring in multimedia journalism and Spanish at the University of New Mexico with plans to graduate in December.
She says she is honored to be part of NAHJ and its efforts toward inclusivity and diversity.
Twitter: @Beth_A_Sanchez; Website: elizabethsanchezjournalism.