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Sandra López-Monsalve

Sandra Lopez-Monsalve is a sound engineer and multimedia journalist working in arts, media, and entertainment. Ms. Lopez-Monsalve, from Bogotá, Colombia, is a graduate student at the CUNY School of Journalism. She also has a master’s degree in Media Studies from CUNY, Brooklyn College. Based in NYC since 2010, Ms. Lopez-Monsalve has had a career as an independent producer, and is currently the Assistant Director of Radio at WBCR Brooklyn College Radio where she creates content and teaches about media. One of her favorite published articles is about Grammy Award winner Locksley “Slide” Hampton, a trombone player who performed with some of the most groundbreaking figures in jazz including Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard and Wes Montgomery. She said interviewing Mr. Hampton “was a terrific experience.” While working at Javeriana Stereo 91.9FM in Colombia, she produced more than 500 radio programs in twelve years. Sandra works as a reporter at The New York Times Institute.

Life

Ella es de México y tiene más de 500 años. La influencia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe se ha expandido por toda la region. Este año marca el aniversario número 120 de la coronación de su imagen.

Blog

Blog

Mia Chism, a copy editor at the Institute, loves spending time with people who love journalism as much as she does and would rather copy-edit in her spare time than watch Netflix.

Blog

It took a journey through social media to find a woman who went through a violent and traumatic trek to the United States. This is one of many examples of how social media can be used as a tool in reporting.

In Focus

With the temperature rising past 100 degrees, Thursday was a good day for Tucson’s city pools to open.