Lydia T. Blanco is a trusted journalist, vibrant host, and digital media personality who is passionate about building community through storytelling.
As a journalist, she focuses on entrepreneurship, career, and lifestyle. Throughout her career, she has reported on education, financial literacy, tech, health, and more at NBC News, Black Enterprise, Forbes, and a variety of publications. In addition to writing feature stories, Lydia is an on-air talent, speaker, moderator, facilitator, media content strategist, and brand transformation specialist. Some of her highlight interviews include Percy ‘Master P’ Miller, Octavia Spencer, Cathy Hughes, Sheryl Sandberg, and Debra Lee. And, her speaking engagements range from Google to Social Media Week in Lagos, Nigeria.
Lydia is the host and producer of the how-through lifestyle podcast, The Get My Life Tour, which focuses on practicing vulnerability and how to show up for yourself. To date, The Get My Life Tour has an international audience and the podcast is distributed on 10 listening platforms.
Additionally, Lydia is the creator of Sincere Visions, a digital platform rooted in equity, media literacy, sociology, history, and culturally responsive reporting.
As a media professional, Lydia is committed to amplifying the voices of people in marginalized communities and humanizing the experiences of those who are often overlooked.