Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

A production of  
  

Oscar nominated screenwriter Jose Rivera

Maria Hinojosa is joined by critically-acclaimed screenwriter Jose Rivera, whose 2004 film The Motorcycle Diaries earned an Oscar nomination for “Best Adapted Screenplay,” making him the first-ever Puerto Rican nominee in the category.

Maria Hinojosa on her interview with Jose Rivera:

"You think because someone is an award-winning screenwriter that they are somehow holier than thou....But that was SO not the case with Jose Rivera. He struck me as a real artist who is moved not by fame but by the nature of the writing. Besides Motorcyle Diaries his other big movie is Trade. I found both of them to be so powerful. And I especially appreciated Rivera's humility. I want that to inspire the next generation of Latino screenwriters in Hollywood. Jose is a gem and you get to see that side of him in our extensive and deep felt interview."

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ABOUT MARIA HINOJOSA: ONE-ON-ONE

About María Hinojosa

maria hinojosaMaría Hinojosa is a journalist and author as well as the managing editor and host of public radio's Latino USA

Throughout her career, Hinojosa has garnered many awards and honors. Since 1995, Hispanic Business Magazine has named her one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the United States three times.

In 1991, Hinojosa won an Associated Press award for her coverage of Nelson Mandela for WNYC Radio. That same year, she won a Unity Award and the Top Story of the Year Award from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists for her NPR story Crews, about New York gang members. The NPR story evolved into the book Crews: Gang Members Talk to María Hinojosa.

She received both the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Radio Award and the New York Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Award for her NPR report Kids and Guns. For Manhood Behind Bars, a story for NPR that documented how incarceration has become a right of passage for men of all races, Hinojosa received the Robert F. Kennedy Award. She was inducted into the "She Made It" Hall of Fame of Women in Media. She is the author of the book Raising Raúl.

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María Hinojosa: One-on-One is a production of La Plaza, the Latino production unit of WGBH Boston.

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Funding for María Hinojosa: One-on-One is generously provided, in part, by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

 

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