By Latina Staff | 10/23/2013 - 15:16
October 23rd marks TV Talk Show Host Day! This holiday is celebrated on the birthday of legendary nighttime talk show host Johnny Carson, who is considered the "King of Late Night Television." But although it was initially created with Carson in mind, TV Talk Show Host Day gives appreciation to all TV show hosts.
In honor of this special day, we are counting down some of the best Latino TV hosts!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/30/2013 - 15:26
According to National Geographic, Soledad O'Brien will be the next host of the National Geographic Bee. The CNN reporter will be taking over for Jeopardy's Alex Trebek, who retires this year. While we don't think any Spanish words will make the cut, we think it'd be fun (and more challenging!) if they did.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/22/2013 - 14:49
Our favorite broadcast journalist and Latina contributing writer, Soledad O'Brien, is leaving her post as host of CNN's morning show Starting Point this spring, but will stay with the network as a roving documentary reporter.
O'Brien, who's known for CNN documentaries like Black in America, told the New York Times she's forming her own production company (Starfish Media) and is excited to be a free agent and shop around her programs to other networks.
By Latina Staff | 01/09/2013 - 17:05
We are thrilled to report that Rocsi Diaz has been named the official co-anchor and daily correspondent of CBS' Entertainment Tonight. "I am thrilled to join the outstanding team at ET," said Diaz in a press release. "I have a passion for so many elements of the entertainment industry: celebrities, fashion, music, and to cover these areas for the best in entertainment journalism is an honor."
In honor of her new gig, we are counting down the best Latino hosts of all time! Enjoy!
By Sugey Palomares | 04/23/2012 - 14:39
Award-winning journalist, Soledad O’Brien, is known for covering the facts with accuracy and integrity on CNN specials like Latino in America and her morning show Starting Point. The half-Cuban veteran anchor holds the same standard when it comes to addressing the controversial comment made by Fox News Chairman and CEO, Roger Ailes.
By Soledad O'Brien | 02/27/2012 - 16:42
Everyone is talking about the impact that Latinos can have on this year’s election—let’s not prove them wrong by staying home in November.
Julian and Joaquin Castro get a lot of attention for being identical twins, but also for being young, Texan political players with dual Democratic agendas—double the trouble for anyone challenging the ascendance of Latinos onto the national political stage.
By Jill Pankow | 02/27/2012 - 11:38
With Black History Month drawing to a close, we are questioning just what it means to be both black and Latino in today’s world, and we’re not the only ones. People at NBC’s cable network aimed at young Latinos, mun2, took it upon themselves to get to the heart of this topic.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/02/2012 - 11:48
When it comes to being valued, appreciated, or even recognized as part of the 50 million Hispanics in the country, Afro-Latinas have come a long way and still have a ways to go. Whether they are activists who work to spread awareness, business professionals blazing a trail in their field or celebs who make a difference just by being on the A-list, in honor of Black History Month we're taking a look at a few Afro-Latinas who are at the forefront of the fight.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/08/2011 - 16:30
Last week, we reported the exciting news that Soledad O’Brien is headed back to CNN to anchor a morning news show next year. The award-winning journalist, who is half Cuban, is expected to lead a show at 7 a.m. – and Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin, according to TVNewser, will co-anchor an earlier show at 5 a.m.