Cesar Sanchez is a senior at the University of Illinois majoring in journalism. Before attending the University of Illinois, Sanchez attended Harper College where he was a student reporter for the Harbinger covering Palatine news and Harper College athletics. He was also the Sports Director at Harper’s radio station, WHCM, where he hosted his show “Beyond the Game”. In his show, he covered Harper sports, having student athletes come on the show and discuss about their season. In 2019, Sanchez was nominated for “Best Sports Show” for IBS. After graduating from Harper College in 2019, Sanchez transferred to Illinois.
At IIlinois, Sanchez became a producer for UI7 News and multimedia reporter for WILL and Illinois Public Media. During his time working with IPM, Sanchez covered the 2020 Presidential Election and covered stories in the Urbana-Champaign area. In 2021, Sanchez is expected to be the first in his family to graduated from a 4-year university.