Many Latina Journalists Believe There is a Double Standard in the Media Industry

By: Elizabeth Moyeno & Nicole Zorrilla

In Spanish speaking networks today, many Latina journalists believe there has been an unspoken sex appeal rule that women had to abide by when on camera. It has been perceived that these journalists are valued more for their physical appearance rather than their talent as media professionals.

Various Latina weatherwomen and on-air talents on Spanish Speaking Networks. Photo Illustration by Nicole Zorrilla

Whether its micro-aggressions hidden through humor or backhanded compliments being given by their male and female counterparts, these were all ways Latinas felt they had to adhere to a beauty standard and expectations…

Nicole Zorrilla

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