(London, November 2016) New York editor of LatinTRENDS Magazine Maria V. Luna trades in her snow boots for wellies as she embarks on a life-changing journey abroad.
This content development expert and cultural commentator has been at the helm of LatinTRENDS for 4 years, securing the very first magazine covers for “Jane the Virgin” actress Gina Rodriguez, “Orange is the New Black” actress Dascha Polanco, and plus-size model Denise Bidot. Additional stories include soccer player David Villa, music star Enrique Iglesias and film director Pedro Almodóvar.
As a National Endowment for the Humanities grant winner for research on Latinos in the U.S., and an editor with a discerning eye, Luna oversees special features highlighting intersectional topics such as, “The Call to Islam: Latino Muslims,” “The Rise of the International Student in America,” and “What Latinos Really Think about Gun Control.”
Additionally, Luna contributes cultural commentary to The Huffington Post. See her thoughtful piece guiding Latinos toward effective understanding and engagement with the #blacklivesmatter movement.
Already making her mark in the UK, Luna is covering important events such as international super star Marc Anthony’s first UK concert, and developing feature stories such as “Afro Latinos: Un pedazito de la historia negra” for London’s premiere Latino publication Latino Life.
Maria V. Luna continues to develop global travel, entertainment and trend-spotting editorial content and direction. She is a seasoned master of ceremonies, panelist and host. Inquire about availability and rates for cultural events and content development.