Alina Rosario hosts the Spanish-language series winner of 2005 Emmy Award, 2006 Peabody Award and two Parent’s Choice Awards “Los Niños en Su Casa” (A Place of Our Own) a daily television series produced by KCET/Los Angeles and broadcasted nationally through all PBS stations. This talk show is designed to target English and Spanish-speaking parents, grandparents, friends, babysitters and anyone who frequently takes care of young children preparing them to enter their first day of school. The series offer viewers advice and tips on topics such as building language and literacy skills, behavior, special needs and nutrition. The series are supported with extensive community outreach and websites throughout California being the first of its kind to air in both English and Spanish-language formats.
Alina has built an acting career in both English and Spanish-language film, stage and television productions. Her credits include guest star roles on the CBS series Murder She Wrote and Family Law and Diagnosis Murder; Telemundo’s Digalo Con Señas and Uno Nunca Sabe, Televisa’s “Al Filo de la Muerte” and Univision’s Lente Loco, among many others. She was also the Grand Marshal for the 2006 Latino History Parade and Jamaica, which provides positive educational outreach on the history and culture of Latinos by showcasing diverse groups of positive role models.
While studying journalism in college and writing for a show business magazine, Rosario received a scholarship to study her first love, acting. Upon graduation, she found work as an actress, singer and dancer for a variety of regional theatre groups, on local television and with a folklore dance troupe. Her work also includes on-screen and voice-over work for commercials and advertising jingles.
She has had multi-year contracts with such major advertisers as McDonalds and Sav-On drugstores.
While pursuing her career, Alina also continued with her acting studies at various schools and workshops, such as the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, and her journalism studies at UCLA. She lives in Los Angeles where she continues as the host of the PBS educational talk show “Los Niños en su Casa” and participates as a keynote speaker in different conferences throughout state of California.