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The Voice of Hispanic America: A Conversation with Award-Winning Journalist María Elena Salinas

October 1, 2021

María Elena Salinas, former co-anchor of Univision’s Noticiero Univision and Aquí y Ahora, speaks about how her Hispanic American heritage influenced her passion for journalism, her lifelong efforts of encouraging Hispanic Americas to participate in the political process of the United States, and her work to bridge the higher education gap for Hispanic American students. She explores the explosive growth of Hispanic Americans in the United States, the challenges of being a female Hispanic American journalist, and gives book recommendations for those who want to learn more about Hispanic history and culture.

This video was produced by Oscar M. Cruz.


Oscar Cruz

Oscar M. Cruz

Program Associate, Communications, Latin American Program