Mariana Atencio

Journalist and Field Correspondant
NBC Universal

Mariana Atencio is a journalist, influencer and Peabody award-winning news anchor and field correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News, covering domestic and international assignments, breaking news and special reports. The Huffington Post described her as "our Latina Christiane Amanpour,” with a social media presence of over 400K followers and +8 million views of her Tedx Talk titled “What makes you special?” She’s the only immigrant and Latina national correspondent working at MSNBC, the first Venezuelan talent at the news network, who has made it a personal crusade to shed light on the plight of immigrants in the United States.

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