Sandra Thomas-Esquivel has been elevated to director of Voice of America’s Latin America Division.
She has been acting Latin Division Director since June 2022.
Her new appointment is effective as of April 23, 2023.
She’ll continue to be based in Washington, DC.
Thomas-Esquivel joined VOA in 2019 as Spanish Service Chief, overseeing journalists reporting on U.S. and Latin America and overall news coverage.
Prior to VOA, she held various local and network news executive roles at Univision and Telemundo in California, Texas and Mexico City.
Some of her past experience includes positions as Director, News of Mexico and Central America Region for Telemundo network, news director at Telemundo Dallas, news director at KDTV Univision 14, Senior Director of Local and Affiliate News for Univision News, and news director at Telemundo 52 Los Angeles.
Luis Fernandez Rocha says
Felicidades Sandra !!!
Very happy for you Sandrita. ☺️
Ana Patricia Candiani says
Isabel Peralta-Hill says
Muchas felicidades Sandra!
Nancy Agosto says
Felicidades!!! Excelente periodista y ser humano!! Abrazos.
Andre Granda says
this lady has more lives than an alley cat. I think she is close to John Lippman, that’s why. Good luck anyways.
Maria del Rosario Burgues says
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Marcela Navarrete says
Felicidadessss Sandrita !
You are one of the most respectful and admired people in the communication industry who has left a mark not only professionally but as a wonderful being!
Dios te colme de Bendiciones en todos tus proyectos !
Un cariñoso saludo
Maria Salmon-Rondon says
Feliciades Sandra ! You were a great News Director at KVEA! I will always be grateful for your editorial guidance , patience, and keeping us focused while dealing with constant breaking news in Los Angeles!