Susana Sanchez Young, the Style Section Art Director for The Washington Post has been profiled by journalist Charles Apple for the American Copy Editors Society (ACES).
Apple singled her out for her team leadership of the paper’s coverage of the recent passing of go-go music genre founder Chuck Brown, who called Washington, D.C. his home.
Here is a link to Apple’s profile and q-and-a with Susana: http://apple.copydesk.org/2012/05/18/the-washington-post-pays-tribute-to-a-local-music-legend.
Susana was a participant in the UNITY 1999 convention newsaper project in Seattle and the 2000 NAHJ Latino Reporter convention newspaper project in Houston while she was a student at East L.A. College in Southern California.
She went on to become a designer and director for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune in Southern California, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and on to The Washington Post.