Headlined, Shadow Politics, October 25, 2015

Maria Sanchez
Broadcast Date: 
October 25, 2015

Debut of new Co-Host Maria Sanchez!

A native Californian, Ms. Maria Sanchez graduated from the University of California, Davis where she earned a BS degree in the double major of Public Relations and Human Resources. Presently, she is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University.

Ms. Sanchez began her professional broadcasting career as the producer for 103.5 FM KOST’s “Mark & Kim Show,” at the time the longest running morning broadcasting team in Los Angeles radio history.  She transitioned from being the producer of that highly rated show to become a talk radio host of the most listened to talk radio station in America – KFI AM 640, Los Angeles.   

She developed “The Maria Sanchez Show” considered Sacramento’s must hear radio program from 9am to noon, Monday through Friday. She can also be seen moderating infomercials for a variety of products. In addition, she also co-created and anchored the debate oriented call-in participation show “Cross Talk” for the local NPR affiliate, KCLU 88.3 FM. You may read her blog at www.TheMariaSanchezShow.com.

A civic minded mother of four, Maria is also a Founder of both the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and Oaks Christian Schools and served on the Founding Board of Directors of My Friend's Place, a resource center for at risk youth in Hollywood for nine years.   

Ms. Sanchez was the Campaign Manager for the Mayor of Thousand Oaks who was successfully re-elected in November 2014 and was the Campaign Manager for a candidate in the recent Thousand Oaks City Council special election in June 2015.

She has served on the Board of Directors  of the Girl Scouts of the California Central Coast, the Board of Directors of the Public Relations Society of America, Gold Coast Chapter, and is the co-founder, Past President, and current 1st Vice President of the Westlake Village Republican Women, Federated.

We say goodbye to Kathleen Gomez - the co-host for the last year and a half! We wish you the best! And now, let's please welcome Maria Sanchez as the NEW co-host on SHADOW POLITICS!