Hispanic Access Foundation names veteran TV journalist Maria Rozman Director of Hispanic Media
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) is pleased to announce the hiring of Maria Rozman, who most recently served as a producer for CNN Español and spent several years as an anchor for Telemundo and Univision in Denver, as its Director of Hispanic Media.
Rozman brings more than 16 years of broadcasting experience to HAF, a national nonprofit that improves the lives of Hispanics in the United States and promotes civic engagement by educating, motivating and helping them access trustworthy support systems. As the new Director of Hispanic Media, Rozman will be developing and maintaining relationships with Spanish-language media, including negotiating interviews, paid media buys, and directing media outreach for print radio and television interviews.
“Maria brings a wealth of experience to HAF, and her understanding of the Spanish-language media will help us better serve the community and journalists,” said Maite Arce, HAF’s president and CEO. “Her passion for making a difference in the lives of Latinos is without question and as an integral part of our growing organization, the sky’s the limit on the impact she will have on communities across the country.”
Rozman has held senior positions in the newsroom as news director, news anchor, and executive producer. She has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for her investigations and significant political and socially-oriented stories. Rozman has received several community and professional awards in recognition of her abilities as a broadcaster and for her involvement in local communities and charity programs. Rozman has a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications, and attended law school in Spain.
“As a broadcaster, I constantly saw the need in the Latino community for information on issues that are crucial to the improvement of their lives in the U.S.,” said Rozman. “Hispanic Access Foundation provides resources and support systems to communities around the country to achieve that goal. After over 16 years working in news, I see this as a new challenge where I can unite my passion for helping our nation’s Latinos with my experience and understanding of the media industry.”
Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to promote responsible citizenship, educational attainment, and active engagement in improving the health, environment, and financial well-being of Hispanic families throughout the United States.
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