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Briana Sanchez

Austin American-Statesman

Director of Photography


Briana Sanchez is a visual journalist based in Austin, Texas. She currently works at the Austin American-Statesman, previously the El Paso Times. She is a Chips Quinn scholar, has worked at the Fergus Falls Daily Journal, the West Central Tribune, and the Argus Leader. In 2015, Briana interned at the St. Cloud Times as part of her Chips Quinn scholars program.

She lived in Minnesota for two years, South Dakota for two years and has lived in Texas for the past four years working as a photojournalist covering the border and central Texas.

Briana is an award winning journalist whose images have appeared in USA Today, Reuters, Associated Press, New York Times and news outlets throughout the country.


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