Experience, Integrity, Professionalism
Saida Has Reported For News Organizations Across America.
Saida Pagán is an award-winning Los Angeles-based broadcast and print journalist, host, media trainer, performer, writer, and producer. She has worked for news organization across the country and has filed thousands of broadcast news reports, written countless articles and anchored or hosted hundreds of news programs and theatrical projects.
As a media trainer and public relations professional, Saida currently helps clients from all walks of life develop their media messages, manage crises and create public relations plans.
Saida has been nationally recognized for her journalism and writing, having won numerous awards over the years including four national awards and five nominations since 2019. In addition to her news reporting, Saida has appeared in nearly 100 prime-time television, film and video productions portraying newscasters or featured as a host and/or voice-over artist.
She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Los Angeles Press Club, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Public Relations Society of America, The California Association of Public Information Officials, and SAG-AFTRA.
Saida Rodríguez Pagán, was born and raised in New York and is of Puerto Rican descent. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication from the City University of New York and a master’s degree with distinction in Strategic Communication from National University.
Saida Pagán is an experienced newscaster and print journalist based in the Los Angeles area. Saida has worked for news organizations in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Hartford, Fresno and Colorado Springs, Saida has covered live breaking news, hard news and feature stories. She has also produced mini-documentaries, TV news series and more. In addition, Saida is a news anchor, and public affairs show host.
Saida Pagán has received numerous awards throughout her career, including an L.A. Team Coverage Emmy, and two Golden Mike awards.
- 2022 – First-place National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award, Los Angeles Press Club
- 2022 – Nominated, National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award, Los Angeles Press Club
- 2021 – First-place Award, Mini-documentary – National Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors
- 2021 – First-place Award, Mini-documentary – Southern California & Nevada Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors
- 2020 – Honorable Mention, News report – National Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors
- 2011 – Finalist, Inspirational Writing, Writer’s Digest Competition
Saida holds a master’s degree with distinction in Strategic Communication and completed substantial graduate course work in Mass Communication. She is a member of the Los Angeles Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and SAG-AFTRA.
Her award-winning series, “The Color of Movies,” highlighting the challenges of ethnic actors, was placed in the archives of SAG-AFTRA. Her work was also recognized at a special SAG-AFTRA ceremony.
Saida Pagán is a skilled media trainer and public relations professional. As president of SRP Media Consulting, she has media trained corporate spokespeople, association members, politicians, writers and others on how to make the most of their media interviews.
Saida conducts presentations on the following topics:
- Media Training
- Crisis Communication
- Crisis Management
- Video Best Practices for Small Business
- Message Development
Speaker & Conference Presenter
Saida Pagán is available for one-on-one or group media training. She conducts sessions in person or online.
She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, the California Association of Public Information Officers as well as Toastmasters.
For more information about her media training, please see her LinkedIn page.
Saida Pagán has appeared in nearly 100 prime-time television programs, theatrically released movies, and industrial videos. She often portrays news reporters, news anchors or hosts for various projects.
Among the productions she has co-starred or was featured in include:
- Cold Case
- West Wing
- Bruce Almighty
- Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang
- Sleeper Cell
Saida is an accomplished voice-over artist and has done ADR and narration for many of the films and television projects she has been a part of.
Saida Pagán is an award-winning writer, whose work has been nationally recognized. Her short story titled, Not Just Another Walk in the Park, was selected as a finalist in the 2011 Writer’s Digest Competition in the category of Inspirational Writing.
Her articles have appeared in publications such as palabra., Red Cross LA Talks, LA Parent Magazine, Saludos Hispanos Online, and Alumnus Magazine.
Articles about Saida’s life and career have appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette, Lehman Today, Saludos Hispanos and the Hartford Courant.
Saida writes a blog titled, “American Stories with Saida Pagan.” She is also currently writing a suspense novel and a memoir.
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