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NPR’s "Latino USA," Anchored by APB Speaker Maria Hinojosa, Wins Peabody Award

22 Apr 2015

A trailblazer in investigative journalism, Maria Hinojosa is the executive director and anchor of “Latino USA,” NPR’s long-running weekly radio show that was recently named a Peabody Award winner. In the category of Radio/Podcast, the show took home the coveted award for its “Gangs, Murder and Migration in Honduras” broadcast. “Latino USA” is considered the program of record for Latino news, culture and issues of critical importance to the Latino community and that impact the US population.

Hinojosa has over 25 years of reporting experience on critical issues and focuses on the changing cultural and political landscape in America. The Peabody-winning Honduras program she hosted shed an honest light on a country and people in crisis, looking at the issue of Central American migration and the child migration story that dominated headlines in 2014.

Hinojosa has documented countless political, social, and cultural stories that have helped define the conversation about our multicultural nation. In her captivating speeches, she presses for truth while giving voice to stories that illuminate the world we live in.

Learn more about Maria Hinojosa