Mariana Atencio is a journalist, author, TED speaker with +8M views, influencer, and award-winning news personality covering domestic and international assignments, breaking news, and special reports.
As a first-generation immigrant who fled violence and oppression in her native Venezuela, she crossed over from Spanish-to English-language television, making her the only Latina currently on MSNBC.
She has been named one of the top young voices in American newsrooms, and her awards include the Peabody Award for Investigative Journalism, the Gracie Award, and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists „Latino Issues” Award.
Her debut memoir, Perfectly You will be available on June 11, 2019.
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