María Sánchez Díez is an editor of Emerging News Products for Univision. She is responsible for new editorial formats and news products and developing audience engagement strategies and initiatives. She has worked in digital projects at El País, Soitu.es and Condé Nast Spain.
In 2015, Díez won first prize of the Foreign Press Association Scholarship Fund to develop The Fire, a bilingual newsletter for Latinos in the United States. She was selected as a member of The Online News Association’s Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program in 2017.
Díez graduated with a M.A. in Entrepreneurial Journalism from the CUNY J-School on a Fulbright scholarship in 2015. She earned a B.A. in Journalism from the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, Spain in 2007.