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Maria Hinojosa
Maria Hinojosa is the founder of The Futuro Media Group and an award-winning news anchor and reporter who covers America’s untold stories and highlights today’s critical issues. As the anchor and Executive Producer of NPR’s only Latino news and culture show Latino USA, and anchor and Executive Producer for America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, she has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad.

Entries by Maria Hinojosa

A Response to Hillary Clinton's 'To Latinos, I Stand With You' Op-Ed

(26) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 12:12 PM

Last week Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton issued an op-ed saying "to Latinos, I stand with you." In her statement, she singled out Jorge Ramos, Dolores Huerta, Pat Mora, and others, including me, saying "I stand with Maria Hinojosa, who founded the Futuro Media Group to tell stories of...

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The Latino List: 'We Are America'

(55) Comments | Posted September 20, 2011 | 8:00 AM

There is always a great story behind any big project and The Latino List has one, too.

This story sheds light on both the current moment we're living and why this project has historical significance. But first la historia...Ingrid Duran and Catherine Pino first approached me about The Latino List...

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A Supreme Sotomayor: How My Country Has Caught Up to Me

(20) Comments | Posted May 29, 2009 | 3:03 PM

The phone call came just minutes after Sonia Sotomayor was nominated by President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court. Rose Arce, my former producer at CNN and a Peruvian-American told me the news. I let out an excited shout: what?!

Though Sonia Sotomayor had all of the qualifications, I was...

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Are Rape Survivors Being Victimized Twice?

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2009 | 12:05 PM

One in six women will be a victim of rape or attempted rape in her lifetime, but even more shocking is the underreported backlog in processing rape kits -- crucial evidence in arresting violent predators -- and how that backlog is delaying and sometimes denying justice for tens of thousands...

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Teen Sexual Harassment at Work -- An Underreported Scandal

(9) Comments | Posted February 17, 2009 | 11:58 AM

I always talk about the stories I'm working on with people I meet along the way: cab drivers, waitresses, hotel maids, TSA agents, family, and girlfriends. Their response typically ranges from casually interested to intensely curious. But the response to my latest NOW on PBS report -- about sexual...

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"Women, Power and Politics": How Have Women in Politics Changed the U.S. and the World?

(18) Comments | Posted September 19, 2008 | 12:12 PM

I was as surprised as anyone when news broke that Sen. John McCain had chosen Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. I was in the midst of working on "Women, Power and Politics," a special episode of NOW on PBS airing this weekend, and the experience of...

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