Sergio Osnaya-Prieto is a communications strategist at EducationNC. He lived in New York City and Mexico City before moving to Raleigh in 2012, where he attended Enloe High School and Wake Technical Community College. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in public policy and journalism from the UNC Hussman School of Media and Journalism.
During his time at UNC, he worked on The Daily Tar Heel’s copy and online desk, and became the chief copy editor in the fall of 2020. That summer, he served as the newspaper’s editor-in-chief, directing the DTH’s coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNC’s COVID-19 response, and racial justice protests. He has also worked as a reporter for Qué Pasa Media Network and a social media manager for Latino Communications.