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Maria Hinojosa

Award-Winning News and Investigative Journalist; Host & Executive Producer of NPR's "Latino USA"

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 Maria Hinojosa Biography

As a reporter who was the first Latina in many newsrooms, Maria Hinojosa dreamt of a space where she could create independent, multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the diverse American experience. She made that dream a reality in 2010 when she created Futuro Media, an independent, nonprofit newsroom based in Harlem, NYC with the mission to create multimedia content from a POC perspective. Futuro does this in the service of empowering people to navigate the complexities of an increasingly diverse and connected world.

As the Anchor and Executive Producer of the Peabody Award-winning show Latino USA, distributed by NPR, as well as Co-Host of In The Thick, the Futuro Media’s award-winning political podcast, Hinojosa has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad. She is also a contributor to the long-running, award-winning news program CBS Sunday Morning and a frequent guest on MSNBC.

Hinojosa’s nearly 30-year career as an award-winning journalist includes reporting for PBS, CBS, WNBC, CNN, NPR, and anchoring the Emmy Award winning talk show from WGBH Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One. She is the author of two books and has won dozens of awards, including: four Emmys, the John Chancellor Award, the Studs Terkel Community Media Award, two Robert F. Kennedy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Overseas Press Club, and the Ruben Salazar Lifetime Achievement Award from the NAHJ. She has been honored with her own day in October by New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and has been recognized by People En Español as one of the 25 most powerful Latina women. Additionally, Hinojosa was the first Latina to anchor a PBS FRONTLINE report: “Lost in Detention” which aired in October 2011 and was the first to explore abuse at immigrant detention facilities, garnering attention from Capitol Hill as well as both the mainstream and Spanish-language media.

As a reporter for NPR, Hinojosa was among the first to report on youth violence in urban communities on a national scale. During her eight years as CNN’s urban affairs correspondent, Hinojosa often took viewers into communities rarely shown on television and continued that work longform on Now on PBS. At Futuro Media, Hinojosa continues to bring attention to experiences and points of view that are often overlooked or underreported in mainstream media, all while mentoring the next generation of diverse journalists to delve into authentic and nuanced stories. In 2018 she was a Fellow at Shorenstein Center at the Harvard Kennedy School and is a frequent speaker across the country. In 2019, she was named the inaugural Distinguished Journalist in Residence at her Alma Mater, Barnard College. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

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Raising Raul: Adventures Raising Myself and My Son

Raising Raul: Adventures Raising Myself and My Son

Crews: Gang Members Talk to Maria Hinojosa

Crews: Gang Members Talk to Maria Hinojosa

Speaking Topics
  • A Leading Latina on "Owning Your Voice"

  • Stories from the Frontlines: Immigration, Urban Reality, Women & Latinos

  • A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa

  • U.S. Mambo, Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: The State of Latinos in the U.S.

    Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in our country but the growth in numbers brings many challenges. Award winning journalist MH talks about a phenomenon she calls The US Mambo—Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back. For example, while Latinos represent a trillion dollar consumer market, more Latinos have been deported than any other time in history. While Sofia Vergara is the highest paid actress on TV, Latina teens have the highest rate of attempted suicide in the US. And while the number of Latino HS students taking the ACTs grew by 90% in the last 5 years, the city of Syracuse has a Latino drop out rate of 65%. The losers in this equation are not all Latinos. Given the future of this country will be increasingly Latino, what happens to this population will have a direct impact on the future of this country. This has to matter to all of us.

  • Latinos and the Media.

    Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in our country, but the growth in numbers brings many challenges. Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa talks about a phenomenon she calls “The US Mambo—Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back.” For example, while Latinos represent a trillion dollar consumer market, more Latinos have been deported than at any other time in history. While Sofia Vergara is the highest paid actress on TV, Latina teens have the highest rate of attempted suicide in the US. And while the number of Latino high school students taking the ACTs grew by 90 percent in the last five years, the city of Syracuse has a Latino dropout rate of 65 percent. The losers in this equation are not all Latinos: given the future of this country will be increasingly Latino, what happens to this population will have a direct impact on the future of this country. This has to matter to all of us.

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    Booking fees for Maria Hinojosa, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Maria Hinojosa, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Maria Hinojosa for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Maria Hinojosa for your next private or corporate function.
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Maria Hinojosa

Award-Winning News and Investigative Journalist; Host & Executive Producer of NPR's "Latino USA"

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Maria Hinojosa Biography

As a reporter who was the first Latina in many newsrooms, Maria Hinojosa dreamt of a space where she could create independent, multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the diverse American experience. She made that dream a reality in 2010 when she created Futuro Media, an independent, nonprofit newsroom based in Harlem, NYC with the mission to create multimedia content from a POC perspective. Futuro does this in the service of empowering people to navigate the complexities of an increasingly diverse and connected world.

As the Anchor and Executive Producer of the Peabody Award-winning show Latino USA, distributed by NPR, as well as Co-Host of In The Thick, the Futuro Media’s award-winning political podcast, Hinojosa has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad. She is also a contributor to the long-running, award-winning news program CBS Sunday Morning and a frequent guest on MSNBC.

Hinojosa’s nearly 30-year career as an award-winning journalist includes reporting for PBS, CBS, WNBC, CNN, NPR, and anchoring the Emmy Award winning talk show from WGBH Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One. She is the author of two books and has won dozens of awards, including: four Emmys, the John Chancellor Award, the Studs Terkel Community Media Award, two Robert F. Kennedy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Overseas Press Club, and the Ruben Salazar Lifetime Achievement Award from the NAHJ. She has been honored with her own day in October by New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and has been recognized by People En Español as one of the 25 most powerful Latina women. Additionally, Hinojosa was the first Latina to anchor a PBS FRONTLINE report: “Lost in Detention” which aired in October 2011 and was the first to explore abuse at immigrant detention facilities, garnering attention from Capitol Hill as well as both the mainstream and Spanish-language media.

As a reporter for NPR, Hinojosa was among the first to report on youth violence in urban communities on a national scale. During her eight years as CNN’s urban affairs correspondent, Hinojosa often took viewers into communities rarely shown on television and continued that work longform on Now on PBS. At Futuro Media, Hinojosa continues to bring attention to experiences and points of view that are often overlooked or underreported in mainstream media, all while mentoring the next generation of diverse journalists to delve into authentic and nuanced stories. In 2018 she was a Fellow at Shorenstein Center at the Harvard Kennedy School and is a frequent speaker across the country. In 2019, she was named the inaugural Distinguished Journalist in Residence at her Alma Mater, Barnard College. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

Maria Hinojosa Videos

  • President’s Welcome Featuring Keynote Address by Maria Hinojosa P’19
    President Christina Paxson and Undergraduate Council of Students President Shanze Tahir ’19 will welcome family members to campus and highlight the...
  • La Lucha: The Struggle for One Day - Maria Hinojosa
    Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning news anchor and reporter who covers America’s untold stories and highlights today’s critical issues. In 2010,...
  • From invisible to visible | Maria Hinojosa | TEDxPennsylvaniaAvenue
    How can including diverse and inclusive images in the media inspire individuals - and even entire communities - to work together to strengthen our...

Maria Hinojosa Books

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Maria Hinojosa Speaking Topics

  • A Leading Latina on "Owning Your Voice"

  • Stories from the Frontlines: Immigration, Urban Reality, Women & Latinos

  • A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa

  • U.S. Mambo, Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: The State of Latinos in the U.S.

    Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in our country but the growth in numbers brings many challenges. Award winning journalist MH talks about a phenomenon she calls The US Mambo—Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back. For example, while Latinos represent a trillion dollar consumer market, more Latinos have been deported than any other time in history. While Sofia Vergara is the highest paid actress on TV, Latina teens have the highest rate of attempted suicide in the US. And while the number of Latino HS students taking the ACTs grew by 90% in the last 5 years, the city of Syracuse has a Latino drop out rate of 65%. The losers in this equation are not all Latinos. Given the future of this country will be increasingly Latino, what happens to this population will have a direct impact on the future of this country. This has to matter to all of us.

  • Latinos and the Media.

    Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in our country, but the growth in numbers brings many challenges. Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa talks about a phenomenon she calls “The US Mambo—Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back.” For example, while Latinos represent a trillion dollar consumer market, more Latinos have been deported than at any other time in history. While Sofia Vergara is the highest paid actress on TV, Latina teens have the highest rate of attempted suicide in the US. And while the number of Latino high school students taking the ACTs grew by 90 percent in the last five years, the city of Syracuse has a Latino dropout rate of 65 percent. The losers in this equation are not all Latinos: given the future of this country will be increasingly Latino, what happens to this population will have a direct impact on the future of this country. This has to matter to all of us.

FAQs on booking Maria Hinojosa

  • How to book Maria Hinojosa?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Maria Hinojosa for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Maria Hinojosa, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Maria Hinojosa or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Maria Hinojosa?

    Booking fees for Maria Hinojosa, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Maria Hinojosa, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Maria Hinojosa?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Maria Hinojosa for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Maria Hinojosa for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Maria Hinojosa or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Maria Hinojosa or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Maria Hinojosa is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Maria Hinojosa for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Maria Hinojosa generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Linda Alvarado, Maria Teresa Kumar, Diane Guerrero, Anna Escobedo Cabral and John Quiñones. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Maria Hinojosa for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Maria Hinojosa Speaker Videos

  • President’s Welcome Featuring Keynote Address by Maria Hinojosa P’19
    President Christina Paxson and Undergraduate Council of Students President Shanze Tahir ’19 will welcome family members to campus and highlight the many ways the University supports students — in...
    La Lucha: The Struggle for One Day - Maria Hinojosa
    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...
  • From invisible to visible | Maria Hinojosa | TEDxPennsylvaniaAvenue
    How can including diverse and inclusive images in the media inspire individuals - and even entire communities - to work together to strengthen our democracy? Maria Hinojosa, Executive Producer & Host...
    MLK Jr. Day 2014: Keynote Speaker Maria Hinojosa
    Award-winning NPR journalist Maria Hinojosa delivered the keynote address to the Phillips Academy community on January 20, 2014 as part of Andover's annual MLK Jr. Day celebration. Hinojosa is...

Maria Hinojosa Speaking Topics

  • A Leading Latina on "Owning Your Voice"

  • Stories from the Frontlines: Immigration, Urban Reality, Women & Latinos

  • A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa

  • U.S. Mambo, Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: The State of Latinos in the U.S.

    Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in our country but the growth in numbers brings many challenges. Award winning journalist MH talks about a phenomenon she calls The US Mambo—Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back. For example, while Latinos represent a trillion dollar consumer market, more Latinos have been deported than any other time in history. While Sofia Vergara is the highest paid actress on TV, Latina teens have the highest rate of attempted suicide in the US. And while the number of Latino HS students taking the ACTs grew by 90% in the last 5 years, the city of Syracuse has a Latino drop out rate of 65%. The losers in this equation are not all Latinos. Given the future of this country will be increasingly Latino, what happens to this population will have a direct impact on the future of this country. This has to matter to all of us.

  • Latinos and the Media.

    Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in our country, but the growth in numbers brings many challenges. Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa talks about a phenomenon she calls “The US Mambo—Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back.” For example, while Latinos represent a trillion dollar consumer market, more Latinos have been deported than at any other time in history. While Sofia Vergara is the highest paid actress on TV, Latina teens have the highest rate of attempted suicide in the US. And while the number of Latino high school students taking the ACTs grew by 90 percent in the last five years, the city of Syracuse has a Latino dropout rate of 65 percent. The losers in this equation are not all Latinos: given the future of this country will be increasingly Latino, what happens to this population will have a direct impact on the future of this country. This has to matter to all of us.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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