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journalist

Sheila Leonor Sanchez, American journalist. Recipient Award for Investigative Reporting, Associated Press (Intermountain region), 1992, Award for Best News Series, Utah Press Association, 1995, Award for Spot News Reporting, Associated Press, 1995, Sharing the Vision award Utah Valley State College, 1995.

Background

Sanchez, Sheila Leonor was born on July 1, 1963 in Van Nuys, California, United States. Daughter of James William Van Camp and Maria Elena (Santos) Palacios.

Education

Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1990.

Career

Staff writer, La Opinion Newspaper, Los Angeles, 1987-1989;staff writer, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, 1989-1990;staff writer, The Daily Herald, Provo, Utah., since 1990.

Membership

Journalist, Jedi Women, Salt Lake City, since 1995. Member Society Professional Journalists (board directors 1994-1996), Religion Newswriters Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, exercising, teaching, movies.

Connections

Married Mario Miguel Sanchez, November 25, 1989. Children: Mackenzie, Cassidy.

father:
James William Van Camp Palacios

mother:
Maria Elena (Santos) Palacios

spouse:
Mario Miguel Sanchez

children:
Mackenzie Sanchez

Cassidy Sanchez