podcaster, writer, photographer


Podcaster. Writer. Photographer.


American-born Peruvian raised in New Jersey who loves Seinfeld, Gang Starr, & talking to strangers and hates writing about herself in the third person. 

Photo by Marissa Pina

Photo by Marissa Pina

Cindy Yulissa Rodriguez


Cindy's a multimedia journalist, photographer and now podcaster, who has produced content for NBC, CNN, Latina magazine, and most recently, Vivala.com, which she helped to launch. One of her greatest successes was assisting in the launch HuffPost’s LatinoVoices in 2011. Two years later, she became the Editor for Latino audiences at CNN, where she was responsible for producing culturally relevant content in English across the network.

She has freelanced for Voto Latino, New York Daily News, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, and Latina magazine covering all things race, culture, food, identity, and politics. Her journalism career has also included public relations for the NFL, event coordination for MediaBistro.com, and online production for American Express publishing. This Peruvian go-getter from New Jersey is also a runner, avid traveler, and street art photographer. She recently launched and co-hosts a podcast called Morado Lens with her childhood friend on embracing your inner bruja, sex, and culture. Tell your friends.