Peabody-Award winning journalist and news personality Mariana Atencio Nip Slip. Mariana Atencio has a wardrobe malfunction as she attends the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Coral Gables, Florida.
Mariana Atencio is a Peabody-Award winning journalist and news personality working for MSNBC and NBC News, where she covers domestic and international issues doing breaking news and special reports. The Huffington Post called her “our Latina Christiane Amanpour” and one of the top 15 Latinas in American Newsrooms, making the rare “crossover from Spanish to English television”.
In the 2016 election, Atencio focused her reporting on the importance of Latino voters in the U.S. Prior to NBC, she worked as an anchor/correspondent for Univision and Fusion Networks from 2011 to 2016. She is known for her field tenacious reporting, reporting on global youth unrest and protests. In 2015, Atencio reported on the ground for ABC’s “Pope Francis and the People,” as part of 20/20’s Virtual Audience with Pope Francis, becoming an intermediary between the Pope and Latino immigrants prior to his historic visit to the US. She also led Fusion’s coverage of the fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake; the protests Ferguson, MO; the youth movement in Hong Kong; the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico; and President Obama’s executive order on immigration. Atencio’s coverage of the 2014 student protests in Venezuela aired on ABC’s World News with David Muir.
Mariana is also a passionate public figure and speaker. In 2017, she gave a TEDx Talk about the search for our humanity, tolerance and inclusiveness in our world. In 2016, she spoke before the United Nations about the future of Latin America where she also moderated the Impacto Latino Summit in 2015.