Editorial Page Editor Myriam Marquez has worked at The Miami Herald since October 2005. As an Assistant City Editor she coordinated coverage of South Florida's Latin American and Caribbean communities. She was tapped Deputy Metro Editor in December 2007, served as Metro columnist in 2008 and was selected to oversee the opinion pages in print and online starting in June 2009. She has overseen award-winning projects, including coverage of torture suspects at Krome and Gitmo, higher education and the evolving face of Miami's Cuban exile community.
Myriam knows South Florida -- she is a graduate of Miami Senior High and Miami-Dade Community College. Born in Havana, Myriam grew up bilingual and bilcultural. She is married and has two sons.
During her 18 years at the Orlando Sentinel, Myriam received numerous awards as a columnist and editorial board member. She also served as the Sentinel's Enterprise Editor. She's a graduate of the University of Maryland, with bachelor's in journalism and minor in political science.
In My Opinion
Out past the cow pastures and the truck stops, surrounded by the warehouses of North Miami-Dade County in a rural patch of Hialeah, stands a boxy, flat-roofed building filled with curious students serious about learning.
In My Opinion
TAMPA — Tin Man didn’t morph into a cuddly teddy bear at his Republican National Coronation, but through family videos and friends’ testimonials a clear picture emerged of Mitt Romney the family man anchored by his faith, a giving man who has spent a lifetime helping neighbors in need, a businessman who created more jobs than he destroyed, a roll-up-your sleeves leader who cares deeply about the future of our country.