Andrea Marquez is a Mexican-American with 8+ years of professional experience in production, digital marketing, administration and communications strategies. She currently works at Amazon as a Podcast Host and Producer for Amazon’s first official podcast with the goal of helping small business owners.
Her past roles at the Hispanic Communications Network and Cien+ involved managing clients/projects, timelines, metrics and reporting. With a background in journalism and communications strategy, Andrea curated and executed high-impact campaigns that were distributed through La Red Hispana and developed LatinEQUIS, an English-language brand seeking to motivate Millennial and Gen Z audiences to get involved with the Latinx community.
Andrea’s previous experience includes working for singer and producer Marc Anthony’s company, developing a rebranding strategy, improving communications, and engaging Marc’s fanbase. She also worked at A&E Networks, the parent company of AE Network, the History Channel, and Lifetime — as a digital editor and marketing manager. During her time at A&E, Andrea led production teams for in-house productions, was in charge of History Channel’s YouTube content and served as a key part of the team that initiated a corporate diversity program within the company. While finishing her Master’s degree Andrea was a freelance writer and event organizer in Texas and Mexico City, working with the Secretariat of Agriculture of Mexico, the Penguin Random House Publishing Company, and various production companies.
Andrea holds a B.A. in Political Science and Theatre Directing from Columbia University in New York City and a Master’s in Journalism and Legal Studies from Harvard University. During her free time, she enjoys reading (she reviews books for Penguin Random House), building Legos, or doing anything that involves being creative.
Listen to Andrea share her and her family’s inspiring story of patient empowerment on Rosa es Rojo’s SuperVive podcast, here.