Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism recognized reporter and anchor Maria Hinojosa with the 2012 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. Honoring the legacy of pioneering television correspondent and longtime NBC News anchor John Chancellor, the award is presented each year to a reporter with courage and integrity for cumulative professional accomplishments.

A groundbreaking news anchor and reporter for PBS, NPR, and CNN, Hinojosa has covered America’s untold stories and highlighted critical issues at home and abroad for over 25 years. As the anchor and executive producer of her own long-running weekly NPR show, Latino USA, and anchor of the talk show Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One from WGBH/La Plaza, she has informed millions of Americans about the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States.

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