Teacher | Journalist | Professor | Writer
Aurora Lydia Dominguez is a high school teacher, professor, journalist, writer and moderator as well as a cosplayer based in sunny Hollywood, Florida.
Dominguez currently teaches AICE General Paper, AICE Global Perspectives and AP Seminar at Boca Raton Community High School. Dominguez has also taught AICE Media Studies and she is a Florida Department of Education certified teacher in Journalism and Spanish as well as working on adding her English certification to her roster.
Dominguez is also a college professor, currently teaching at University of Miami and having taught at Florida International University, Miami-Dade College and Florida Atlantic University. Her expertise is Mass Communications and Journalism teaching at these institutions, where she has taught groups of 19 up to 45 students at a time. She has also served as a writing coach for Florida International University.
Not only does Dominguez teach, but she currently is a freelance journalist, writing for publications such as Frolic Media and Indulge Magazine. Dominguez was a full-time journalist for over 15 years, working at The San Juan Star in San Juan, Puerto Rico where she was born and raised, and later on at The Miami Herald, Miami.com, Where Magazine and Bauer Xcel Media for publications as J-14 Magazine and Twist Magazine. In these places, she worked as a reporter, editor, social media editor and senior web editor. Her work took her on many experiences, such as covering the Jurassic World press junket in Hawaii in 2015.
Dominguez is also a seasoned moderator for authors and has worked in conjunction with Books and Books hosting authors such as Marie Lu, Tahereh Mafi, Samantha Shannon and many others. She is also a published author, with her first story, “Harry Potter and My Angel,” being published on the compilation “Saved by the Page” on November 13, 2018.
Dominguez holds a master’s degree in Mass Communications and Journalism from Florida International University and a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, English and Theater from Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Dominguez has also taught and will be teaching at University of Florida, Nova Southeastern University and Florida Atlantic University. She concentrates on Mass Communication courses and multimedia at all college levels. She has also taught at Florida International University, University of Miami and Miami-Dade College as well, preparing students for the Journalism and Communications fields. Dominguez is certified in Journalism 6-12, English 6-12 and Spanisk K-12 in the state of Florida. She is also the recipient of a 2021-2022 scholarship by the English Speaking Union in Palm Beach County to go study abroad in Oxford, concentrating on English Literature. Dominguez is also the Young Adult Books expert at Frolic Media, as well as a weekly columnist, and a contributor for Book Riot.
Saved by the Page
Aurora is one of the official contributors of the Saved by the Page anthology. The book was written by readers about the life-changing power of books and the impact they have on us. Profound, thought-provoking, personal, and heart-wrenching, these stories are giving a voice to people all around the world.
The anthology is available wherever books are sold.