About April Mae Media

April Mae Monterrosa is a published author and the CEO of Live From The Southside, the first Latina-owned publication in South side San Antonio. She is also the owner of April Mae Media, which is a marketing, advertising, and public relations company that specializes in media outreach for events, authors, artists, musicians, and business owners.

She has a really big passion for giving back to her community and serves as a board member on the San Antonio Water System’s Community Experience Committee, the Palo Alto College Cosmetology Committee, the San Antonio District 4 Small Business Committee, Brooks Give Back, the San Antonio Women’s Business Center, serves as the Director of Community Development for The Pink Berets, and the vice-chair for Mitchell Lake Audubon Center.

Because she loves her city, she became a Certified Tourism Ambassador for the City of San Antonio. She’s also a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, Texas Motor Press Association, and the Texas Outdoor Writers Association. She’s also one of the founders of the Southside Book Fair, founder of the women empowerment group Wonderfully Wise Women, and Southside Market Days.

As a writer, marketing, public relations, and social media professional, she works with brands locally, throughout the state of Texas, and nationally. Connecting people through travel, business, social media, and events is her passion.

April is most proud of being listed as an influential Latina in San Antonio by KSAT12 News which is affiliated with the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). Her publication, Live from the Southside, being partnered with KSAT12 and the local tv show SA Live in an effort to elevate community voices and news coverage of her Southside community, and being honored by the 87th Texas Legislature for her achievements as a civic leader and community advocate.