|Date of Birth
||19 December 1969,
|Place of Birth
||Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Sánchez is an Emmy-winning journalist who began her career as a desk assistant at KCOP-TV in Los Angeles. She has also held positions as an anchor/reporter at KTVK-TV in Phoenix and with the syndicated entertainment show, Extra. She then moved on to Fox Sports Net where she served as a correspondent for the sports magazine, Going Deep and an entertainment reporter for FSN's Best Damn Sports Show Period.
In 1999, after a nationwide search, Sánchez was one of two finalists to co-host ABC'sThe View with Barbara Walters.She subsequently re-joined KCOP-TV where she anchors the My13 News. She is also the entertainment reporter for KTTV/Fox11's 10 p.m. news program and is an occasional guest host on Fox's morning show, Good Day L.A.
Aside from her anchoring/reporting duties, she was also the original host of the Fox program, So You Think You Can Dance. Due to her pregnancy, Sánchez didn't return as host for the second season.
In addition to her Emmy, Sanchez has received numerous awards and other recognition; including a second Emmy nomination for her ground breaking investigative report on the dangers of aluminum baseball bats. She was also voted "The Hottest Anchor In America.