Senior Editor at National Public Radio for 12 years. My focus is on bilingual (sp-eng)communications. Founder of the first bilingual public radio station in US, I developed similar multicultural centers in developing nations and US. Extensive experience working overseas, fervent supporter of free speech, freedom of the press, democracy.
I bring 40+ years of professional experience serving as an executive in the federal government, international unions and public broadcasting with extensive experience as Executive Director of several national and international non-profit organizations.
I graduate of the Edward R. Murrow School of Public Diplomacy, NEH Fellow. Thesis: The Free Flow of News and Information and the UNESCO debate on Freedom of the Press.
I am fluent in English and Spanish, conversational in French, Italian & Portuguese.
Recipient of numerous distinguished awards including the White House, Premio España and the Villa-Lobos Medal among others.