Chicago Humanities Festival: Maria Hinojosa
As the host and executive producer of NPR’s Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa has had a significant vantage point on the issues and concerns of Latinos, the fastest growing segment in the United States. Her reporting on issues from immigration to poverty and gender inequity have earned her countless awards, including four Emmys, and a Peabody. Born in Mexico City and raised in Chicago, Hinojosa shares her perceptions of the role Latinos will play in the 2016 election and in American culture over the coming decades.
Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning news anchor and reporter who covers America’s untold stories and highlights today’s critical issues. In 2010, Hinojosa created the Futuro Media Group, an independent nonprofit organization producing multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the diversity of the American experience. As the anchor and Executive Producer of the Peabody Award winning show Latino USA, and anchor and Executive Producer of the PBS show America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, she has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad.
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