Ron Sanchez (he/him/his) has worked in communications for more than 20 years and was an editor at USA Today and PR/US Newswire for more than a decade. Storytelling is a passion and his photography documenting the Black Lives Matter protests in San Diego were featured as part of San Diego Design Week in 2021 and included in the project Twenty-Twenty San Diego. Prior to joining Mid-City CAN, he was creating content for Balboa Park’s social media pages and doing photography for Arts and Culture San Diego. Ron enjoys being part of the community and is a volunteer for ACLU San Diego and Imperial Counties, played music at farmer’s markets for years in his hometown of Washington D.C., and was a social media manager for the DC State Fair and DC Asian Pacific American Film. He graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia with a degree in English Writing and the degree has led to many exciting adventures such as writing and directing a short film that was part of the LA Shorts Film Festival. As Media Specialist, Ron documents Mid-City CAN's work through photography, video, designing graphics, and writing. He also manages and creates content for Mid-City CAN's social media channels and website. In his spare time Ron loves visiting museums, attending art events, and enjoying the San Diego food scene. He is known for driving more than two hours to dine at a favorite restaurant.