Maria Hinojosa

Broadcast Journalist

Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist and writer. Hinojosa is President of The Futuro Media Group and the anchor of the weekly NPR program “Latino USA,” WGBH’s “One on One with Maria Hinojosa” and V-me’s “La Plaza: Conversaciones con María Hinojosa.” She was senior correspondent on “NOW, with David Brancaccio,” and continues to be a contributor to PBS.

Hinojosa has garnered many awards and honors, including the Ruben Salazar Award from the National Council of La Raza, a lifetime achievement award in media from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors and a Robert F.  Kennedy award in radio for her reporting on the disadvantaged. Three times in the past decade Hispanic Business Magazine named her one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the United States. In 2001 she received an Emmy in recognition for her work covering the September 11th attacks in New York City.

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