Eugenia Viviana Hurtado (b. December 13, 1969) is a journalist, network correspondent, political analyst, and show host. She is currently a weeknight news anchor for WTOL 11, a CBS and Fox News affiliate.
Early Life & Education
Career in Journalism
Eventually, she left the local news station and became an ABC News correspondent in Washington D.C.; she spent 2 years there.
Al Jazeera English
In 2006, Viviana was part of the Al Jazeera English launch team. As the North America correspondent, she covered U.S. foreign policy and politics for a global audience. She also reported throughout Latin America.
In November 2015, Hurtado became an anchor for WTOL. She co-hosts the 6:30 newscast with anchor and sports director Dan Cummins and the 10:00 p.m. newscast with Jerry Anderson. After covering national politics in Washington, D.C. for 9 years, she decided to do cover news in a town like Toledo because she believes it's, "up close, personal, and immediately impactful."
Other Journalism Positions
She has also been a regular guest host on NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin. She also served as the host of Hispanic Business Today: American Success Stories - nationally syndicated on NBC - and has been a guest host and contributor at Univision, CNN en Español, MSNBC, and Fox News Latino. 
She also is the founding editor and blogger-in-chief of the Wise Latina Club, a lifestyle and current events website. Founded in 2010, Hurtado started the website to empower Hispanic women and make it easier for brands, campaigns, and nonprofits to connect with them.
Latinas for Latino Literature
In 2013, Viviana Hurtado co-founded a literacy and education organization called Latinas for Latino Literature (L4LL). They started it on the vision that economic empowerment heavily depends on whether one has basic reading skills. Their goal is to raise literacy rates through culturally relevant content and technology.
The organization successfully launched the first, online nationwide Latino children's summer reading program, powered by Google.
Awards & Accomplishments
Viviana Hurtado has been awarded for her journalistic efforts:
- In 2015, she won an Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature Reporting for her story, "A Veteran's Road to Recovery." 
- In 2016, she won an Emmy award for military reporting.
- In 2017, she received a Jefferson Reporting Fellowship to go to Asia.