Maria Elvira Salazar
has established her
reputations as a leading expert on Latin American affairs and the US Hispanic community by covering the major breaking news events over the past 20 years.
Prior to joining Mega TV in 2002, Salazar spent nine years at Telemundo News as main anchorwoman and Senior Foreign Correspondent.
For 3 years, she was the Univision Central American Bureau Chief and Foreign Correspondent and White House and Pentagon Correspondent for the same network.
In 1998, she
anchored the first ever Spanish-language broadcast for CNN
, becoming founding anchor for CNN en Espanol.
Salazar was born in Miami to Cuban parents and spent part of her childhood in Puerto Rico.