Reporter - Chronicle of @Philanthropy. I cover nonprofits and philanthropy in the U.S. lots of coffee please.

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Tim Sandoval is a journalist focusing on nonprofits and charitable giving for The Chronicle of Philanthropy. At the Chronicle, Mr. Sandoval has written about proven fundraising tactics at various charities, a controversy surrounding questionable spending at the Wounded Warrior Project, and how no...

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Via phone by someone who knows what they're talking about.

Why did you become a journalist?

I love researching, reporting, and learning new things. It's fun. I also hope my stories can make an impact in some way.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I wrote one or two articles for it as part of an elective course, but I was not a staffer.