Laura Rodríguez is a bilingual multimedia journalist and producer for HOY, Chicago Tribune’s Spanish-language newspaper. For almost four years, Rodríguez has focused on exposing the often untold and compelling stories of the Latino community in the Chicago area and beyond. Her work ranges from human interest pieces, entertainment, to some politics and breaking stories.
Laura aims to write pieces that transcend language, race, age, and gender barriers. She was awarded a Chicago Tribune Beck Award for outstanding professional performance for HOY in 2017. Born and raised in Guanajuato, Mexico and a Depaul graduate, Laura is a mariachi fanatic and a country music lover. She writes more than she cooks and enjoys a glass of rosé most Thursdays evenings.