Associate Professor of Journalism
Director of Latin American Studies
BA, University of Puerto Rico Sec.; MA, New School for Social Research; MA, Wesleyan University
Journalism - Print & Broadcast
Center for Comm.&Engineer LL 345
|JRN 160||Introduction to Media Writing
|JRN 260||News Writing and Reporting
|JRN 470||Writing for Magazines
Margarita Diaz is an assistant professor of Journalism. She was one of the founding editors of El Daily News, the first fully bilingual English-Spanish daily newspaper in the United States. In the 1990's she was an entertainment editor and writer at the New York Daily News, where she focused on coverage of film, television and popular music.
Diaz has a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School for Social Research, and an M.A. in Liberal Studies from Wesleyan University.