Kenneth Sanchez

Jim PopeCurrent Judge, Writing Magazine Student Award

Kenneth Sanchez

Kenneth Sanchez is an award-winning Peruvian journalist with experience in multimedia cross-platform reporting, research, and content creation. He worked for over a year at KMTV, a local TV station based in Kent and is currently working as a curator in Comité de Lectura, a Peruvian-based media organization. He received three national awards in 2020 for his in-depth investigation on Venezuelan immigration in Peru, including the New Media Writing Prize and the prestigious Amnesty Media Award given out by Amnesty International UK. He is a graduate of the University of Kent and holds a master’s degree in Latin American Politics from University College London (UCL). Kenneth won both the 2019 student award at the 2019 New Media Writing Prize.