Mirta Ojito

Mirta Ojito

Mirta Ojito is a Cuban-born author and journalist and currently an assistant professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has authored two nonfiction books, including 'Finding Mañana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus', a book about her journey to the U.S. as a teenager in the Mariel boatlift, and 'Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town'. Additionally, she currently writes an opinion Sunday column for 'The Miami Herald'. Wikipedia*

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Mirta Ojito has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 245 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Correspondent, Miami, [New York Times] Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Hunting Season</em>

    Hunting Season

    Mirta Ojito talked about her book, Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town, in which she looks at…

  • <em>Finding Mañana:  A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus</em>

    Finding Mañana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus

    Mirta Ojito was interviewed about her book Finding Mañana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus, published by Penguin. The memoir tells…

  • Writing the Memoir

    Writing the Memoir

    A panel discussion on writing the memoir and the challenges posed by the medium was moderated by Mr. Yack. Panelists…

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