About this Speaker
Since the start of her career as a journalist, Giselle Fernandez has been known for her cutting edge reporting in hot spots throughout the world and interviewing prominent global and local leaders. Today, this veteran anchor showcases her talent each morning on The Beat on 1, helping Southern Californians get all the information they need to start their day, and on the Emmy Award-winning weekly series L.A. Stories with Giselle Fernandez, highlighting people who shape lives and create an impact throughout the community. Giselle has held many titles throughout her career. Aside from anchor and journalist, she’s also been deemed author, philanthropist, as well as president, director, and producer of her own production company and strategic messaging company. She is a five-time Emmy Award winner and recipient of numerous honors and awards in the fields of journalism and philanthropy. Out of Giselle’s portfolio of reporting, a notable moment for her was the rare interview she did with Fidel Castro. She is also incredibly proud of her documentary titled, “Our Story,” which raised awareness of the healthcare crisis facing low income children in the Latin community.
When Giselle’s not at the anchor desk, you can catch her spending time with her daughter or planning out her next big project.