María Sánchez Díez is a journalist working at the intersection of journalism, audience and product. She is currently a senior editor for storytelling and training at The New York Times. Previously, she worked at The Washington Post as a senior editor in the audience team and in ProPublica, where she ran the Electionland project for the 2018 Midterms. Before that, she was a general assignment reporter and editor at Univision, where she developed new storytelling formats and engagement projects to connect with the Spanish-speaking immigrant community in the U.S. She was also in charge of editing enterprise pieces and breaking news, including the newsroom's robust immigration coverage. Her feature on how language barriers affect Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence was awarded NAHJ's Elaine Rivera Award. Her writing has been featured in El País, El Diario, Soitu, SModa, Salvaje and Condé Nast. She is a former Fulbright and Tow-Knight Center fellow.