2021 Video Photojournalism Division Judge
Victoria Sanchez is an Emmy award winning journalist covering health stories in the Washington DC region. Before becoming the health reporter at WJLA, she covered a wide range of topics from Washington politics, professional sports, wildfires, mass shootings and human-interest stories. She joined ABC7/WJLA-TV in January 2018. Before heading to the East Coast, Victoria worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KUSA-TV in Denver, Colorado. Originally from California, Victoria reported and anchored for KEYT-TV in Santa Barbara and both KCOY-TV and KKFX-TV in Santa Maria. Victoria is a graduate from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. She also earned her master’s degree in Public Administration from California State University, Northridge. Before heading to a four-year school, she attended Santa Barbara City College in California where she continued to develop her passion for journalism. Victoria is a mom and wife who loves to spend time with her family. Fun facts: Victoria was on the Price is Right in college, has gone sky diving, trains in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and loves to cook.