Cara Hughes Marcano is a freelance journalist and entrepreneur, Publisher and Founder of Reporte Hispano, the Spanish newspaper and Hispanic public relations and marketing and media company for New Jersey.
She writes and researches about government, housing and real estate, single motherhood, small business ownership, entrepreneurship and economic development, big government, female artist empowerment, parenting, Pennsylvania, the U.S. middle class (upper, middle and lower) with a particular focus on the lower-middle-class, women’s issues and feminism, education, and the U.S. Hispanic market.
Cara is from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University (BA) and the Columbia University School of Journalism (MS) Journalism. She has written for Popular Science Magazine, This Old House Magazine, The New York Times, The Associated Press in New York and Latin America, and The Wall Street Journal. She is currently a freelance writer for Discourse magazine and the Publisher of Reporte Hispano.
Cara offers translation services and editing and teaches Spanish and journalism and the business of journalism. She lives in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with her Springer Spaniel.
Cara also sits on the board of Storytelling Arts, a nonprofit community of storytellers, and teaching artists who share the living art of oral storytelling with contemporary audiences in NJ.
Recent Articles by Cara Marcano
A Small Landlord’s Cry: Why Is the Government Violating My Property Rights?,
Discourse Magazine, 9/14/2021
Is Tracking Students by Ability Too Much Government and Too Little Education?,
Discourse Magazine, 6/21/2021
At BYU Conservatives Feel Free to Speak—Liberals, Not So Much,
Real Clear Education, 10/30/2020
Growing Christian Shrinks,
The Wall Street Journal, 3/30/2007
Ringing in 2004 / Insiders’ insights for investors,
The New York Times, 1/13/2004
War is the Force that Gives us Big Finance,
The New York Times, 4/26/2003
Book Report : EMPIRES OF PROFIT,
The New York Times, 3/22/2003
BRIEFCASE: Early signals,
The New York Times, 2/22/2003
Cara is interested in book writing and would like to write a book or help someone else write a book. She worked as a reporter and researcher on Dining Out by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg.