Latino USA Call for Pitches

2013 call for pitches from a great show – details below! -mia


NPR’s Latino USA, produced by the Futuro Media Group, is a nationally broadcast, half-hour weekly newsmagazine that explores the politics, arts and ideas of the nation’s fastest-growing demographic group.


Our main focus is on Latino communities around the country. But we are also interested in stories of Latinos intersecting with other communities.


For 2013, the program is also seeking specific pitches on these topics:

  • Social and civic justice
  • Economic fairness
  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Accordion music of the Americas in the U.S.
  • Youth and stewardship of the environment

The program is also seeking pitches from California on these topics as related to health:

  • Environmental justice
  • Food/park/gym deserts and possible solutions
  • Urban planning and the challenges of unincorporated places
  • LGBT issues for Latino youth

Payment is $125 per broadcast minute; most features range from 4-7 minutes.


To pitch, please send a description of your idea and the story arc, characters, scenes and sound you envision to: If you’re pitching for the first time, please include a brief summary of your experience and a couple of audio samples of your work.

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