Maria Elena Salinas

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Birthday
30, 1954
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Professional journalist, author, and news anchor who is best known for her work on the Univision show Noticiero. 

Before Fame

She began her career as a reporter when she became anchor and public-affairs host for KMEX-TV, the Univision affiliate in Los Angeles, in 1981. In 1987, she began working as the co-anchor for Noticiero Univision. 

Trivia

She is the founder of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was inducted into its Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2014, she won a Peabody Award, Walter Cronkite Award, and Gracies Award for her news and documentary special Entre el Abandono y el Rechazo. 

Family Life

She is the mother of two daughters, Julia and Gabby. 

Associated With

She has interviewed a variety of U.S. Presidents including Bill ClintonGeorge W. Bush, and Barack Obama