Members of the American Society of News Editors have elected Alfredo Carbajal to serve as the organization’s next board president for 2018. He’ll take the helm from outgoing president, Mizell Stewart III at the ASNE-APME News Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.
Carbajal is the managing editor of the Al Día at The Dallas Morning News where he practices journalism in English and Spanish. He previously worked as editor of La Presna, a publication of The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, California.
He received a journalism degree from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1998 and was a 2009 fellow at the Punch Sulzberger Executive News Media Program at Columbia University. Having served on the ASNE board since 1999, Carbajal has led the ASNE Minority Leadership Institute as well as the ASNE Leadership Committee.
Carbajal is also a lifetime member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Inter American Press Association.