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Ric Sanchez

Washington, D. C.
Audience Engagement and Sports Writer — The Washington Post
Covers:  football, opinion columns, the american west, copy desk, digital journalism, pop culture, montana, montana politics, journalism and media

social media @washingtonpost // california grown, montana brewed // @nahj // @umontana

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Ric Sanchez is a social media editor at the Washington Post, primarily with Post Sports.

He was the editor-in-chief of the University of Montana’s independent student newspaper, the Montana Kaimin, where he’s also served as online editor, copy editor, opinion writer and page designer. He was also...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy editor for my college newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, but sometimes I type in courier just to feel something.

How is social media changing news?

The pressure to be first pushes the limits of confirming stories, but open dialogue with readers can also push followups, different leads.