Maria Martin, the founding executive producer of Latino USA, tells us about the unexpected good that has come with a fearful diagnosis.
Maria Martin is a pioneering public radio journalist with over two dozen awards for her work covering U.S. Latino issues and Latin America. She began her radio career as a volunteer at the first Latino-owned and -operated public radio station in the country—KBBF in Santa Rosa, California. She’s gone on to develop groundbreaking programs and series for public radio, including NPR’S Latino USA, and Después de las Guerras: Central America after the Wars. A recipient of a Fulbright and three Knight fellowships, she has extensive experience in journalism and radio training in Latin America, especially in Guatemala and Bolivia.