By Cristina Arreola | 11/02/2013 - 12:00
I grew up in an upper-middle class family in Texas, where I attended the best private Catholic schools from preschool until graduation. When it came to my education–and my dreams–my parents spared no expense. If I needed a new blazer for my debate tournament, they bought me three. If I needed a tutor for calculus, they handled it. When it came time to apply for colleges, they expected the best from me, and they did their part: dishing out cash for SAT tests, application fees, and campus tours. I was never asked to stay close to home or attend an in-state institution to save money.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/06/2013 - 17:28
We want to wish the lovely Natalie Morales a wonderful birthday today! The stellar news anchor from NBC’s TODAY show turns 41 today, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on her many accomplishments.
By Kamren Curiel | 05/06/2013 - 14:55
From Rocsi Diaz to Soledad O’Brien, Latinas are paving the way for aspiring multimedia journalists who want to diversify the media landscape and share their unique perspectives with a broader audience. Here are 25 Latinas doing just that.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/25/2011 - 15:18
Journalism has lost one of its prized reporters. The Los Angeles Times reports that George Ramos, who helped the California newspaper win a Pulitzer Prize in 1984, died this past Saturday. The cause of the 63-year-old’s death is still to be determined, but a local reporter who was trying to reach him said he had diabetes.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/22/2011 - 15:15
Talk about a true crossover!
Jose Diaz-Balart, news anchor of Noticiero Telemundo is currently substituting for MSNBC Live anchor Contessa Brewer (former news reader for Imus In The Morning) for the week of June 20 through 24 in the show’s 12 PM time slot.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/29/2010 - 09:30
Journalists have been murdered at an alarming rate in Mexico over the last few years, and the frightening trend has effectively paralyzed the local news industry. After the murder of a photojournalist at Ciudad Juarez's biggest paper, the Diario de Juárez, the staff responded with a front page editorial pleading with the cartels: "We need you to explain to us what you want us to publish and what not."