Six-time Emmy award winning journalist Pamela Silva Conde is co-anchor of the Univision Network’s weekday newsmagazine “Primer Impacto” (First Impact), one of the highest-rated programs in the United States and in 12 Latin American countries. Since she joined the show in 2011, she has covered major national and international news stories; including every angle of the terrorist attack at the Boston marathon, live from Boston, as well as Pope Francis’s visits to the United States and Mexico.
As part of the Univision News team, prior to “Primer Impacto” she was the national correspondent for Univision’s primetime newsmagazine “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now), where she continues to collaborate with special features. Previously, Silva Conde anchored the leading Spanish-language morning newscast in South Florida for the Univision Miami local affiliates. She has also guest-hosted ABC’s “The View”. In 2013 she was recognized by “People en Espanol” as one of the 25 most powerful Hispanic women, and earlier in the year was included in their “50 Mas Bellos” (“50 Most Beautiful”) edition.
A celebrated journalist, in 2006 Silva Conde won her first Emmy award for on-camera work, and in 2007 she received three additional Emmy awards in the writing, news feature and human interest story categories. Two more Emmys followed: in 2009, for a feature story on Facebook, and in 2010, for a news feature. In addition, she was recognized as Alumni of the Year by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Florida International University. In 2013, she received the FIU Medallion for the Outstanding Alumna. In 2015 Pamela Received the Young Alumnus Award at FIU College of Business’ Hall of Fame.
In 2013 she established the “Pamela Silva Conde Scholarship” benefitting first-generation, low-income college students. She is a member of the board of directors of Amigos for Kids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect, and is a national volunteer and spokesperson for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She was also chosen to be part of the inaugural class of the “Women Leadership Council” at Univision, where she now spearheads the speaker series.
Silva Conde graduated with honors from Florida International University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and subsequently went on to acquire a graduate certificate in Bilingual Communications from St. Thomas University. In 2012 she received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Florida International University.