Birthplace: Mexico City
NPR correspondent Maria Hinojosa got her start in broadcasting as the producer and host of a Latino radio show at New York's Barnard College. An award-winning journalist, Hinojosa began her career with NPR in 1985 but has worked also for other radio and television stations, including CNN which she joined in 1997. She is known especially for her reporting from Latin America. She is managing editor and host of the radio show ?Latino USA.?