Cathy Areu, a print journalist at heart, is the founding publisher of Catalina magazine — the first Latina magazine dedicated to breaking the stereotypes of Latinos in the U.S. since 2001. Catalina magazine is an international, bi-monthly lifestyle magazine found digitally and in print, with a global reach of over 400 million readers.
In 2006, she published her first book of high-profile interviews, Latino Wisdom; and in 2008, she began her television career as news analyst on CNN, HLN, and MSNBC. She’s currently working on her second non-fiction book: We’re Only Human, based on a variety of VIP interviews with politicians, business leaders, celebrities, and other notables.
Cathy Areu is currently known as the “Liberal Sherpa” on Fox News’ top primetime show Tucker Carlson Tonight. She is also a regular commentator on Fox’s top-rated shows including Fox and Friends, Hannity, The Ingraham Angle, Watters World, Cavuto LIVE, and more.
Cathy is currently the host of two podcasts: The Liberal Sherpa (in English) and CATALINA: Conversaciónes VIP (in Spanish).
From 2000 to 2012, Cathy worked as a contributing editor for the Washington Post Magazine — interviewing notables inside the Beltway including Speaker Nancy Pelosi, FBI Director Robert Mueller, President Jimmy Carter, First Lady Laura Bush, Civil Rights Leader Dorothy Height, Animal Activist Jane Goodall, and many more.
During President George W. Bush’s final year in office, Cathy served as a Senate-approved, Senior advisor in communications for Health and Human Services.
Cathy Areu’s work as a leading Latina in media and business has been recognized by companies and organizations including the Oxygen Network, the Global Diversity Group, the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Florida State University, and Nova Southeastern University. In fact, in 2014, Manhattan proclaimed October 14 “Cathy Areu Appreciation Day.”