Ricardo Sandoval-Palos

  • Founding Managing Editor
  • palabra.

Ricardo Sandoval-Palos is the founding editor of palabra, the digital magazine produced by freelance members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Ricardo is also the Public Editor of the Public Broadcasting Service, the interlocutor between audiences and PBS and its community of content creators.

Ricardo is a former Supervising Editor of NPR’s Morning Edition broadcast. He was an editor with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and was Assistant City Editor at The Sacramento Bee newspaper. He spent a decade as a Latin America correspondent for The Dallas Morning News and The San Jose Mercury News. Before that, he was an investigative business reporter for The San Francisco Examiner and the Orange County Register.

Ricardo is also co-author of "The Fight In the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement," an award-winning history of the United Farmworkers Union and its iconic founder.

Ricardo's work has garnered top awards from the Overseas Press Club, the Gerald Loeb Awards for Business Journalism, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Inter-American Press Association, and the Los Angeles Press Club, among others.

Ricardo Sandoval-Palos was born in Mexico and raised in San Diego. He graduated from Cal-Poly Humboldt in Arcata, California.

Website: https://www.pbs.org/publiceditor/