Fabiola Santiago Biography
Fabiola Santiago is an American award-winning columnist and Cuban-born journalist. She serves as a reporter and editor for Herald writing about all things Miami from 1980. When the Mariel boatlift became her first front-page story currently.
Santiago was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She is also the author of essays, short fiction, and the novel Reclaiming Paris. Santiago’s newspaper stories and essays on Cuban culture, arts, and identity have been published.
In many U.S. newspapers and magazines, and in Canada, Latin America, and France additionally. Her first fictional children’s story, Citizen Carmen, features a Cuban girl’s struggles to learn English. Was published in the prestigious Highlights for Children and has been reprinted several times in scholastic texts.
Fabiola Santiago Age
Fabiola Santiago was born in Matanzas, Cuba, in the spring of 1959. She is around 63 years old as of 2022.
Fabiola Santiago Height
Santiago stands at an average height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m) tall.
Fabiola Santiago Family
Santiago was born in Matanzas, Cuba, three months after the triumph of the Cuban Revolution in the spring of 1959. Her mother Olga Ruiz Santiago served as a teacher in Matanzas, Cuba, and died at the age of 91.
Santiago spent her summers frolicking on the bluest beach, Varadero, and digging her feet. Into the softest sands in the world before her parents fled to Miami, United States on a Freedom Flight in 1969. She grew up enamored of her family’s stories and her native city’s cultural legacy as “the Athens of Cuba,” the birthplace of poets and artists.
Fabiola Santiago Husband
Santiago has not shared any information about her marital status in the media. Hence, is not known whether she is married, divorced, or single. However, she is a mother of three and lives in Miami.
Fabiola Santiago Children
Santiago and her unknown husband are the parents of their three unknown children.
Fabiola Santiago Education
Santiago attended and graduated from the University of Florida after her high school education.
Fabiola Santiago Salary
Santiago receives an annual salary of $54,439/yr, according to the Miami Herald reporter’s salary.
Fabiola Santiago Net Worth
Santiago earns an approximate net worth that ranges between $100-$1 million US dollars.
Fabiola Santiago Miami Herald
Santiago serves as a reporter and editor for Miami Herald writing about all things Miami. In 1980 when the Mariel boatlift became her first front-page story. She served as the founding city editor of the Spanish-language El Nuevo Herald.
Where Santiago received a 1992 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Hurricane Andrew. In 2001, she shared Pulitzer At The Herald, Prize for coverage of the Elian Gonzalez story. Santiago’s feature writing has earned awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists moreover.
Fabiola Santiago Reclaiming Paris
Santiago is the author of Reclaiming Paris. It features the story of a Miami woman. Who searches for her lost island and her identity through her relationships with men. The novel was published in September 2008, by Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books.
She has also written essays such as The Science of Ghost Hunting and The Year of Dreaming: A Tale of Two Quinceañeras.