About April Mae Media

April Monterrosa is a San Antonio, Texas native, an entrepreneur, a published author, and the CEO/Editor in Chief of Live From The Southside, the first Latina-owned publication in South side San Antonio.

She is also a Certified Tourism Ambassador for the City of San Antonio, a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, one of the founders of the Southside Book Fair, founder of the women empowerment group Wonderfully Wise Women, and Southside Market Days.

She is listed as an influential Latina in San Antonio by KSAT12 News, and was honored by the 87th Texas Legislature for her achievements as a civic leader and community advocate.

Monterrosa’s writing career began 12 years ago with a niche for travel, small Texas towns, self-care, and inspiring her readers to make time for adventure, self care and fun.

April has a passion for giving back to the community and serves as a board member of the San Antonio Water System’s Community Experience Committee, of the Palo Alto College Cosmetology Committee, San Antonio District 4 Small Business Committee, and a board member of Brooks Give Back and Mitchell Lake Audubon Center nonprofits. April also served as the Director of Communications for the Miss Plus San Antonio Pageant and a media sponsor for The Pink Berets and Fin Addict Angler Foundation.

As a writer, marketing and social media professional, April works with brands locally, throughout the state of Texas, and nationally. Connecting others through travel, business, social media, and events is April’s passion.