Thursday, July 17, 2014
Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning broadcast journalist. She has spent her career bringing the stories of marginalized people and issues to light. She is an anchor for PBS’ Need to Know series and her own talk show, Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One, as well as executive producer and anchor of the NPR show Latino USA. In 2010, she launched The Futuro Media Group, a nonprofit production company that aims to give voice to social issues in multicultural America. Among her many honors she has won four Emmies and the 2012 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism.