2016 Board of Governors Candidate – Patrick Sanders

Posted By Crystal Beasley

sanders photo (1)Patrick Sanders
Senior editor for investing
U.S. News & World Report

Patrick Sanders heads the investing desk in the Money section for U.S. News & World Report in Washington, D.C. He is interested in developing continuing education programs that will help SABEW members become better journalists.

A former editor of The Herald Bulletin in Anderson, Indiana, Sanders was previously Connecticut news editor for The Associated Press. He then helped launch the New York Times editing center in Florida that produces the New York Times news service and associated international products, serving as the operation’s first managing editor. He was managing editor for a group of news websites serving Europe, Turkey and Ukraine, and conducted annual journalism workshops for reporters in those countries.

He is an outspoken advocate for press freedom and open records, testifying before legislative panels and advocating in court proceedings in favor of increased access. He chaired a working group for the Connecticut judiciary Public Access Task Force that resulted in rules permitting electronic access to court proceedings.

Sanders previously worked as a business reporter for the Charleston Daily Mail and had editing assignments in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

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