Instructor, Xavier University
Wendy Anthony is a full-time Spanish instructor at Xavier University. There she teaches beginner and intermediate level Spanish courses to undergraduate students. She received her Master degree in Spanish from St. Louis University and also earned her undergraduate degree from the same institution, completing a triple major in Communication, International Studies and Spanish with a certificate in writing. During undergraduate and graduate school, Wendy worked as a radio DJ for an AM Spanish language station in St. Louis, MO. In addition, she travelled abroad extensively including studying and working in Spain and Mexico.
Upon graduation, Wendy began working for CNN. During her time there, she worked at domestic CNN, CNN International and CNN en Español. She worked on various award winning shows, including CNN´s Wolf Blitzer Reports, The Situation Room (Wendy was part of the team that created this show), CNN International´s Inside Africa and various CNN en Español programs, including Aristegui, Panorama Mundial, Encuentro and Directo desde EEUU. She covered huge news stories, including the Iraq War, the 2004 Tsunami, conflict in Darfur, the Papal transition, Hurricane Katrina, Saddam Hussein´s death, the rescue of Ingrid Betancourt, various national and international Presidential elections and countless other news stories.
In her free time, Wendy loves spending time with her husband, Jorge, and her two children, Sofia and Mateo. She also enjoys running, cooking and traveling.