Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist. 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,” Hinojosa has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad.
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.
Hinojosa is also Anchor and Executive Producer of the PBS show America By The Numbers, the first national television series to examine our country’s dramatic demographic shifts, and Humanizing America, a digital video series that deconstructs stereotypes about the American electorate. She is also a new contributor to the long-running, award-winning news program CBS Sunday Morning and a frequent guest on MSNBC.
In 2010, she created the Futuro Media Group an independent, multimedia center that explores and gives a critical voice to the diverse American experience. At Futuro Media Group, 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 that impact their communities.
Presenting: “IN THE THICK"
IN THE THICK is a conversation about race, identity, and politics few people are discussing or want to discuss.