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April 5, 2022

FNMAL Names Award-Winning Journalist Mariana Atencio, Founder of Golike Productions, as An Official Spokesperson and Media Partner

WASHINGTON, D.C | Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino (FRIENDS) is thrilled to announce the expansion of its relationship with award-winning journalist, author and entrepreneur Mariana Atencio as an official spokesperson…
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March 18, 2021

Mariana and GoLike enter high-level partnership with Voto Latino

Washington, DC – The Voto Latino Foundation is proud to welcome Mariana Atencio, Peabody Award-winner, author, motivational speaker, journalist and co-founder of GoLike, a multimedia company to the VLF Impact Council,…
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March 18, 2021

Fear what Venezuela has become, then vote to protect America’s democratic institutions

Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chávez hijacked the country’s democratic institutions to maintain his hold on power. AP From President Trump’s risky outing from his hospital bed and the lack of information…
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March 18, 2021

The Venezuelan-American Vote, From a First-Timer in Florida

MIAMI — This year I’ll be voting for the first time in a U.S. presidential election. Registering to vote online, the option to mail-in my ballot or vote early —…
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March 18, 2021

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September 24, 2020

What It Was Like Registering to Vote for the First Time as a Latina Immigrant

“After fleeing my home country a decade ago, I know that no American should take voting for granted.” Back then, I was a college student fighting for our freedoms by…
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September 24, 2020

Mariana Atencio named Among the Top 100 Latina Powerhouses

Mariana Atencio is a Peabody award–winning journalist, author & speaker, among AdWeek’s “Young Influentials”, and the co-founder of “Go Like”, a multimedia production company. As a former anchor at Univision/Fusion…
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September 3, 2020

Mariana Atencio featured in HBO’s award winning “Habla” series showcasing the Latinos defining the next decade in America

Special Features Laurie Hernandez, Diane Guerrero, Amara La Negra And More     HABLA NOW, the latest installment of the award-winning “Habla” series from HBO Latino, debuts FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 (9:00-10:00…
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September 3, 2020

The America of Hamilton, not Trump, is the one I chose to become a citizen of this year

Despite the United States' multiple crises and poor leadership, I became an American because I know the country is bigger, and better, than one man. Mariana Atencio at her naturalization…
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September 2, 2020

As COVID-19 spread in Venezuela, the new elites kept partying. I had to get my mom to safety.

Even before the coronavirus, Venezuela's hospitals lacked running water, protective equipment and even power. Every Venezuelan deserves better. Mariana Atencio's mother was among the last people to leave Venezuela before…
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February 27, 2020

Exclusive: Mariana Atencio Leaves NBC News to Launch Her Own Media Empire

Venezuelan journalist Mariana Atencio talks to People CHICA about leaving NBC News to start an exciting new chapter of her career. Award-winning Venezuelan journalist Mariana Atencio is used to covering…
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February 26, 2020

Mariana Atencio among AdWeek’s “Young Influentials”

There’s no shortage of great talent in the fields of entertainment, marketing, media and tech, but each year, we endeavor to identify the people who insist on setting the bar…
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February 25, 2020

Mariana Atencio inspires and empowers the next generation at the Girl Up summit

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February 24, 2020

Passion and Purpose, a reporter seeks connections at the border and in life.

Covering the border crisis in Mexico last year, MSNBC reporter Mariana Atencio, herself an immigrant from Venezuela, wanted viewers to know who the actual people caught in the calamity were,…
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February 23, 2020

Mariana Atencio’s Next Career Step Is A Book That Challenges Latinas To Live Their Full Potential

Mariana Atencio is proudly Venezuelan and also incredibly proud of the career she’s been able to build since deciding to flee the country in 2008. “Being born and raised in…
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February 22, 2020

The Peabody Award-winning reporter and author speaks on authenticity and the power of storytelling.

The Peabody Award-winning reporter and author speaks on authenticity and the power of storytelling. Mariana Atencio knows how to make an entrance. Before she took the stage to address a…
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February 21, 2020

From rejection to growth, journalist Mariana Atencio shares experiences in ‘Perfectly You’

The NBC/MSNBC journalist encourages readers to 'take a leap of faith' about what they can achieve, like she did. "Do it because we need your voices." Mariana Atencio's new book…
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February 20, 2020

Exclusive: Journalist Mariana Atencio On Her New Book & Being Unapologetically Latina

Journalist Mariana Atencio is coming out with a new memoir to be published this summer, Refinery29 can exclusively report. Perfectly You: Embracing the Power of Being Real, out June 11, chronicles Atencio's…
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February 19, 2020

In the Chaos of Venezuela, a Daughter Fights for her Father’s Life

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — It took me a second to understand that the sound interrupting my prayers was a phone ring. It was 5 a.m. here in the capital of my home…
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August 19, 2019

Welcome to our world

Like for most everyone, the pandemic shook the very foundations of my life, especially when it dawned on us that the new normal wasn’t going away, but here to stay.…