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Enrique Acevedo

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 by in 2019 |

Anchor at Univision

Enrique Acevedo has been called "The Voice" of the Latino community and one of the "Top Latinos in American Newsrooms" by the Huffington Post, and a "Global Media Leader" by the World Economic Forum.

Acevedo is the Emmy-award winning anchor of Noticiero Univision late-night edition. He has covered major news stories around the globe in English and Spanish for print, broadcast and online media, including three US presidential elections, the 2012 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the AIDS epidemic in Africa and the drug wars in Latin America. He has profiled and interviewed many world leaders like President Barack Obama, Kofi Annan, Melinda Gates, Juan Manuel Santos and Desmond Tutu, among others.

He holds a Master’s in Journalism from Columbia University. His work in Japan was featured as part of the J-school’s centennial celebration in a book commemorating the best one hundred stories during the last century. He is a frequent contributor on NPR’s “Here and Now” and on some of the most popular radio shows in Latin America. His columns are published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, El País, Reforma, Letras Libres and The New York Review of Magazines among other prestigious publications. He is a regular guest in mayor US news networks as an expert in Hispanics, politics and policy. For his contributions to journalism in the public interest and to news literacy, he earned the News Literacy Project’s “John S. Carroll Journalist Fellow Award for 2019.”

He currently resides in Miami, Florida, with his wife and son.