Maria Laria from America TeVe

Career Crossroads: Latina Talk Show Host Balances Passion for Journalism with Dream of Acting and Music-Making

It’s not every day that you get to shape history. That’s exactly what Cuban-American journalist María Laria did in 1988, as the first woman to create, produce, and host a Spanish-language talk show in the United States. Laria became a household name for Latinos. Today, she’s on the air with her current show, Arrebatados, where guests…

Career Crossroads Julia Eskins and Aleyah Solomon

Career Crossroads: A Journalist and a Photographer Combine Passion and Experience in New Magazine Venture

For most magazine editors, time is marked by non-stop meetings — that is, when they’re not glued to their computer screens with writing or editing. Conversations can span the day, talking issues and changes with pages in progress, strategizing covers and layout design, and working with writers to turn out content. Big teams are brought together via department…