Thirteen time Emmy Award-winning journalist Teresa Rodríguez is co-anchor of Univision’s primetime award-winning weekly newsmagazine program, “Aquí y Ahora,” (Here and Now), which features investigative and consumer stories on a number of important issues facing U.S. Hispanics, as well as interviews with leading newsmakers, politicians and celebrities.
Rodríguez joined Univision in 1982 as co-anchor of the national newscast, becoming the first woman ever to host a national primetime Spanish language newscast in the U.S.
She is the recipient of a Silver Angel Award for Excellence in Media and a George Foster Peabody Award, and was recognized by The Hollywood Reporter for having one of the top 10 highest Q scores for Spanish-speaking U.S. Latinos.
Additionally, Rodríguez is the best-selling author of the book, “The Daughters of Juarez: A True Story of Serial Murder South of the Border” and a contributing author of “Count on Me: Tales of Sisterhood and Fierce Friendships,” a collection of essays.
A strong supporter of empowering girls and young women, Rodríguez has served as the Spanish-language national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” campaign and is a key proponent of Univision’s health and education initiatives. She is also a Steering Committee Member of Univision’s Women’s Leadership Council.
Rodríguez has two sons and resides in Key Biscayne, Florida with her husband.