Rene Sanchez

Editor and Senior Vice President
Phone: 612-673-1731
Rene Sanchez , a New Orleans native, earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Loyola University in New Orleans. He was a reporter for the Washington Post for 17 years before coming to the Star Tribune as a writer in 2004. Less than a year later, he was named Sunday editor. He later took on the roles of deputy managing editor and managing editor, where he oversaw metro, business and sports departments, as well as investigative and special projects.

Recent content from Rene Sanchez

Sanchez: Pick up a copy of the improved Sunday Star Tribune

A new Star Tribune appears Sunday.That’s because we’ve added content we believe you’ll enjoy to almost all of our Sunday...

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 10:30 PM

A town square for the 21st century

A new series of blogs on our website taps into the collective wisdom of the community.

Updated: December 20, 2008, - 05:16 PM

Will Steger: Out of the Wilderness

Will Steger is on a mission to make Minnesota a leader in the fight against global warming. He has left the North Woods to campaign nonstop around the Twin Cities.

Updated: January 14, 2007, - 01:05 PM

Living with the war; helping soldiers cope

For three years, Lt. Col. Mary Erickson has crisscrossed the Midwest to help soldiers and their families deal with the psychological effects of long deployments and hard homecomings.

Updated: June 14, 2006, - 07:35 PM

The therapist is on duty

For three years, Lt. Col. Mary Erickson has crisscrossed the Midwest to help soldiers and their families deal with the psychological effects of long deployments and hard homecomings.

Updated: April 10, 2006, - 01:05 PM

Schools can take years to heal

The long road to recovery at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Ark., began soon after the shooting stopped.Four students and...

Updated: April 10, 2005, - 11:00 PM

A week soaked in tears: 'Planning. Waiting. Hating,' he wrote

Inside a classroom at Red Lake High School, Ashley Morrison listened for the last bell of the day.She checked the...

Updated: March 26, 2005, - 10:00 PM

School safety: Vigilant, but still vulnerable

They have tried everything: Armed guards. Metal detectors. Security cameras. Expulsions and suspensions. Cash rewards to tipsters and counseling campaigns...

Updated: March 22, 2005, - 10:00 PM

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