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Our People - About CPJ - Committee to Protect Journalists
COORDINATOR, IMPUNITY CAMPAIGN & JOURNALIST ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Salazar-Ferro became coordinator of these two programs in January 2009 after serving four years as research associate for CPJ's Americas program.
is a native of Bogotá, Colombia, and grew up in New York.
Fluent in Spanish, English and French, Salazar-Ferro has an MA in anthropology at Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá and graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor's degree in anthropology and comparative literature.
Salazar-Ferro worked for the United Nations Fund for Population Aid as a researcher in a project on sexual and reproductive health among young refugees in Colombia.
She also conducted research on HIV/AIDS prevention in Latin America for the International Planned Parenthood Federation.
She worked for Inter-Press Services in New York as an associate reporter.
IWMF - International Women's Media Foundation
"There is a journalist refugee crisis in East Africa that has drastically affected the region's ability to maintain media institutions that provide reliable, vital information," said Maria Salazar-Ferro, CPJ Journalist Assistance program coordinator and co-author of the report.
The Disappeared in Mexico - Reports - Committee to Protect Journalists
By Monica Campbell and María Salazar
María Salazar is CPJ's senior research associate for the Americas.
Paul Crespo > Paul Crespo Co-Hosts new Univision Radio new afternoon show
Co-hosting with Emmy award winning journalist Maria Elvira Salazar
Crespo will co-host "De 4 a 5 con Maria Elvira y Paul" with Maria Elvira Salazar
from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
...Salazar, a three-time-Emmy-award-winner for her news coverage of Latin America, began her journalistic career in 1983 as a reporter for Univision Channel 23.She
headed the first Spanish National news-cast produced by an American mainstream news network, CNN
and has become a household name throughout South Florida.
Hispanic Aids Awareness Program
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.