Sandra M. Stevenson

Sandra M. Stevenson

Assistant Editor, Photography Department, The New York Times

Sandra M. Stevenson is an Assistant Editor in the photography department at The Times. She oversees digital photo editors on the news desk, and works on visual content for Race/Related and the Gender Initiative. She’s originally from Albuquerque, NM and was raised in Cheyenne, WY. After getting a BA in English from Syracuse University, Sandra spent four years working at NBC – first as a Page and then working on various news programs. From there, she became the program coordinator for the Black Filmmaker Foundation. During her time there, she held a deep commitment to helping people of color enter the film industry at various levels.


Sandra then returned to the news industry, by taking on a position at The Associated Press, where she spent eight years moving up from photo assistant to overseeing photo news coverage for Latin America and the Caribbean. She came to The Times almost 15 years ago.