Sandra Chuma is an award-winning multimedia journalist and documentary filmmaker based in New York.  Sandra is currently the inaugural Documentary Fellow at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.  Her work has covered a broad range of subject areas including breaking news, business, politics, and sports. 

Sandra's most recent project was PLUS!, a documentary about the plus-size fashion industry, for which she won a 2016 Gracie Award.  She also co-directed and produced Queens & Knights, a profile of Gotham Knights - a New York City inclusive rugby team, for which she won first prize in the NBC Sports CPTR'D Contest.  

Sandra previously worked as an executive and business consultant providing guidance on business strategy and technology to organizations in North America, Europe and Africa.  

Sandra holds postgraduate degrees in marketing and journalism, including a Master of Science degree with Honors in Multimedia Journalism & Documentary Filmmaking from Columbia Journalism School.