Entrepreneur, author, speaker, pundit and journalist Cathy Areu is CATALINA magazine's founding publisher and editorial director.
Cathy started her journalism career in college when she published a piece on women's rights in a sociology/anthropology journal. Later, she worked as a staff writer for her university's award-winning newspaper, The Florida Flambeau.
After teaching journalism and ESL as a public high school teacher, Cathy went on to write for the Chicago Tribune's Sun-Sentinel, The Washington Post Magazine, USA Weekend, and People magazine. She also served as a White House correspondent for the Hispanic magazine VISTA.In addition to CATALINA, Cathy has written, produced, and hosted regular CATALINA “Vida” lifestyle segments for New York City’s only 24-hour Spanish news channel, NY1 Noticias. She is also a professional speaker, represented by the American Program Bureau and AEI. Cathy is also the author of the top-selling inspirational book, Latino Wisdom: Celebrity Stories of Hope, Inspiration, and Success to Recharge Your Mind, Body, and Soul.
Cathy has a masters degree in English education, and is a former journalism high school teacher and college professor, having taught for Palm Beach county schools and the University of Utrecht, Holland.
For more information about Cathy, including speaking requests, visit these sites: SheSource.org, WashingtonPost.com, and APBSpeakers.com.
Press clips :
NEW! Cathy's News Clips Compilation Video
Watch Cathy discuss affirmative action on the "The Great Debate" segment
on CNN's Campbell Brown:
Watch Cathy discuss Soledad O'Brien's documentary "Latino in America"
Watch Cathy discuss the national "Tea Parties" movement on CNN's
Blogger Bunch segment:
Watch Cathy discuss Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and have fun on the "Kabuki Theater" segment on CNN's Campbell Brown: