Hernán Molina is a political analyst and commentator based in Los Angeles, California with more than fifteen years of experience in current affairs and politics. Hernán writes a weekly column on his site, ClavesPoliticas. He blogs about different political matters impacting the Latino community in the United States and abroad.
Over the years, Hernán has collaborated with different local and national news media outlets such as Noticiero Telemundo, Noticiero Nacional Univision, Noticias Univision 34, Univision Radio, Noticiero Telemundo 52, Noticias 62, Miami-based MegaTV, Noticias MundoFox and Noticias MundoFox 22 in Los Angeles. In addition, he has appeared multiple times on CNN en Español's Panorama Mundial con Patricia Janiot, Mirador Mundial con Rafael Romo, CNN Latino, CNN Headline News, and in some of the most prominent public affairs shows in Southern California. Currently, Hernán collborates with "Cada Mañana" on Univision Radio, 1020 AM KTNQ and with Miami-based Radio Caracol.
In 2015, Hernán anchored "En La Lucha"-- a national, weekly public affairs show on EstrellaTV network/Liberman Broadcasting. During his time at the helm of the show, Hernán interviewed prominent political figures and newsmakers. From politcos like former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and former U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marin, to the President Pro Tem of the California Seante, Kevin De León, to members of Congress like Loretta Sanchez, Tony Cardenas and Adam Schiff. Hernán also conversed with influential union leader Maria Elena Durazo, the Executive Directors of nationally recognized civic organizations/NGOs like Arturo Vargas of NALEO, Salvador Sanabria of El Rescate, Angelica Salas of CHIRLA and Ben Monterroso, of Mi Familia Vota. Hernán also exchanged analyzes with well known journalists like La Opinion's Gabriel Lerner, Henrik Rhebinder and Pilar Marrero, and journalist/writer, Eileen Truax.
From 2007 to 2009, Hernán hosted Time Warner Cable’s “Local Edition”, which aired on the CNN Headline News channel. From 2011 to 2012, Hernan hosted “LA Community” on KNLA TV of Los Angeles.
Hernán has also written extensively for different print and online media outlets, including Frontiers Magazine, MyLatinoNews.com and NBCLatino.com. Over the years, and in tandem with his involvement in the media field, Hernán worked in non-profit health services, including the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services.
From 2001 to the present time, Hernán has served as policy analyst and adviser to local government elected officials, developing an extensive network of contacts in the political circles of Los Angeles, Sacramento and Washington, D.C.
Hernán is well versed on issues impacting the Latino community in the United States and on a broad range of political matters in Latin America.
Hernán is born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from where he departed to reside in Mexico City for two years at the age of 22. In 1991, he moved again, this time to Los Angeles, a place he has called home ever since.