Ricardo Sandoval-Palos

  • Public editor
  • Phone: PBS


Ricardo Sandoval-Palos is the public editor of PBS. In that role, he serves as the interlocutor between the audience and PBS’ content creators.In addition, he edits palabra. (“Word” in Spanish) new digital publishing platform featuring the work of freelancers in the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.Sandoval-Palos has established himself as a high caliber investigative journalist and editor, having previously served as consulting investigative editor for InsideClimate News and 100Reporters. Previously, he was a Supervising Editor for NPR’s Morning Edition, Project Manager at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and an assistant city editor at The Sacramento Bee. 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 Orange County Register and The San Francisco Examiner.Sandoval-Palos’ work has been recognized by the Overseas Press Club, the Inter-American Press Association, the Gerald Loeb Awards, Boston College’s Myers Center Awards, and the Greater Los Angeles Press ClubSandoval-Palos received his B.A. in Journalism from California’s Humboldt State University.

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