Juan Carlos ArciniegasJuan Carlos Arciniegas is the anchor and movie critic for Ojo Crítico, a weekly half-hour program that reviews the latest smash hits and box office bombs from the world of cinema. He is also a producer and correspondent for Escenario, CNN en Español's half-hour news show dedicated to covering the latest in the world of entertainment.
Fernando del Rincón
Fernando del Rincón is the anchor for Conclusiones, the primetime show that monitors the key happenings of the day, and Fuentes Confiables where it analyzes the most relevant news of the international event, from the perspective of the most outstanding professionals journalist. Del Rincón has covered a broad range of series of international news events such as, the outcomes of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan; Pope John Paul II’s visit to Mexico and his death and funeral in the Vatican; the death of music icon Celia Cruz; the forest fires in California; the Iraq war; the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, among many others.
In January of 2006 he received one of the highest honors known in the country for his 20 uninterrupted years of work, making his mark in the hall of fame. In 2011 he was chosen as the best news anchor on TV as a popular vote by People en Español magazine. Before joining CNN en Español, Del Rincón was the entertainment and news anchor for the daily and primetime newscast “Mega News” of Mega TV. Del Rincón was an anchor and reporter for the daily investigative show “Primer Impacto” and “Ver Para Creer,” both on Univision. In Mexico, he was at the helm of Televisa Monterrey’s newscast, and was a contributor to Reforma newspaper.
Born in Morelos, Mexico, he began his career in radio and television in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
Camilo Egaña joined CNN en Español in October 2010. He currently leads the program "Camilo" which is broadcast Monday through Friday at 9pm on CNN en Español.
He started his career in radio, television and news agencies in Cuba and Miami. Before turning 20, he started writing journalism and became one of the youngest columnists in his country.
In 1996, he moved to Miami and became a reporter for Telemundo. Later he was presenter and producer of news for that channel, and from there covered the most important local events happened between 1996 and 2006. After 10 years with Telemundo, Egaña was hired by Mega TV of Miami to take charge of the daily programs "Mega News" and "Implicados", as well as the weekly program "Recuerdos y Raíces".
Born in Havana, Cuba, Egaña, received his degree in Hispanic Language and Literature at the University of Havana, and took a postgraduate course in news production in Spain. He has been professor of journalism classes in Havana and in Mexico. He speaks Spanish and English.
Mariela Encarnacion is co-anchor for Showbiz, a virtual roundtable where they report and debate on the most talked-about and controversial entertainment news of the day.
In 2013, Mariela received the Premio Soberano (Sovereign Award) as Best Communicator Abroad, granted annually by the Association of Art Critics of the Dominican Republic.
Encarnacion began her television career in Dominican Republic in 1998 alongside with musician Juan Luis Guerra through his channel Mango TV, where she had the opportunity to present numerous television shows, quickly becoming one of the relevant local figures. In 2000 she had the chance to be part of the show Sabado Gigante broadcasted by Univision, where Encarnacion worked as a model and co-anchor next to the host, Don Francisco, for two years.
Born in Dominican Republic, has lived in Mexico. She speaks English, Spanish, and is studying Italian.
Gabriela Frias currently anchors Portafolio Global, a daily business newscast that delivers fast-paced global business news. For more than 15 years, Frias has presented financial news from Latin America and the world for CNN.
Frias began her journey with CNN in 2000 as a producer and collaborator of the business program of CNNE nightly show, leading the coverage of events as the Internet bubble burst, the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the historic default in Argentina, the Venezuela’s coup among others. She quickly moved to anchor her own personal finance program En Efectivo launched in 2001. In late 2010, Frias took her experience in business journalism to CNN en Español’s Primetime, in CNNDinero, co-anchoring alongside Xavier Serbia.
Frias took part in the coverage of the terrorist attacks of September 11 in the United States and the war in Iraq. She traveled to Arizona to report on immigration reform among many other events. She collaborates with CNN International. Prior to joining CNN, Frias worked as a business reporter for Reforma, one of the largest newspapers in Mexico, since 1997.
Frias graduated with honors from Carlos Septíen School of Journalism in Mexico City.
She is fluent in English, Spanish and French.
Mario González is the anchor of CNN en Español’s primetime newscast dedicated to Mexico, CNN México: Perspectivas, and the weekly multiplatform show of the network, Mexico Opina. He is based in Mexico City.
González has interviewed an array of high-profile Mexican politicians including: Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico's current president, the former Mexican presidents Felipe Calderón and Vicente Fox, among many others personalities. González has a significant journalistic background outside of Mexico. In Ecuador he worked for six years as a correspondent director for the Inter Press Service (IPS) and as a founding producer of a Teleamazonas documentary series. He anchored investigative reports from Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, and Bolivia before launching the Teleamazonas program Día a Día, which received various international accolades including the prestigious Premio Rey de España. He has also covered the political process in the United States and the Israeli-Arab conflict.
A native of Mexico City, González holds a Bachelors Degree from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City and a Masters Degree in Investigative Journalism from Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Ecuador. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
Patricia JaniotPatricia Janiot is a senior anchor for CNN en Español and serves as the advisor to the executive vice president and general manager of the network. Janiot joined CNN in 1992 and presents Noticiero CNN Internacional con Patricia Janiot, the day's most important headlines and stock market activity; Las Noticias con Jorge Gestoso and Patricia Janiot, a dynamic and comprehensive review of world events; and Noticias Mexico, dedicated to covering important local, national and international events of special significance to Mexican viewers. In addition, Janiot contributes a weekly column to CNN en Español RADIO, CNN's Spanish-language radio news service.
Juan Carlos López
Juan Carlos López is Senior Political Anchor for CNN en Español in Washington D.C.
López has collaborated as a reporter for CNN since 1993. He anchors Directo USA. Since joining CNN en Español in 2000, López has covered important stories landing outstanding interviews with President Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Senator Mel Martínez, Senator John McCain, former Secretary of Homeland Defense, Michael Chertoff, Senator Christopher Dodd, and former Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez, among others.
Also, Juan Carlos Lopez, was part of the panelist on the first Democratic Presidential Debate in October 2015, on the way to the 2016 Primaries Elections. A native of Bogotá, Colombia, López has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. He also completed studies at Gabriel García Marquez’s Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano in Cartagena, Colombia and the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Carlos MonteroCarlos Montero is a news anchor for CNN en Español and is the weekday presenter of Al Día, the first look at the day's developing stories. He joined CNN en Español in 1997.
Montero has covered events including the 1997 hostage crisis in Peru, the World Trade Center bombing, the signing of the Israel/Palestine agreement in Washington, D.C., the coup d'etat in Guatemala, the Inter-American Presidential Summit in Miami and the Clinton-Lewinsky affair. From Atlanta, he has anchored coverage of important events of international interest including the death of Princess Diana, the controversial U.S. presidential election of 2000 and the ongoing crisis in the Middle East. Most recently, he anchored live breaking news coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Andrés Oppenheimer, of Argentinean origin, was a 1987 Pulitzer Prize co-winner, along with the journalism team of South Florida newspaper, The Miami Herald. In turn, he was distinguished with two of the most prestigious awards in Spanish-language journalism: the Premio Ortega y Gasset of the newspaper El País in Madrid in 1993, and the Premio Rey de España given by the EFE agency and the King of Spain in 2001. The Forbes Media Guide also selected Oppenheimer as one of the 500 most important journalists of the United States in 1993, and by Poder Magazine as one of the 100 most powerful figures in Latin America in 2002.
Oppenheimer Presenta it’s a CNN en Español where shows weekly a deep insight and analysis, covering the most relevant topics in politics, economy and society.
Elizabeth Pérez is an sports anchor for CNN en Español and host of the interview show “Triunfadores del Deporte”. She also takes part in the sports events for CNN International’s World Sports, the sister network of CNN en Español, viewed worldwide. Pérez joined CNN en Español in March of 2011. Since joining CNN en Español, Elizabeth has covered a variety of sporting events. She has also presented special shows for the network: Vive el Golf, Herencia Hispana, Listo Para Jugar (English and Spanish), Resumen Navideño Deportivo, and Tras el Oro.
In 2016 Elizabeth and the Café CNN team were the recipients of the highest award from the National Academy of Arts and Science of Television (NATAS) in the U.S., the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Morning Program in Spanish. This is her second Emmy after the one she won in 2008 for Best on Camera News Talent for her work at Telemundo News.
Born in Cuba and raised in Venezuela, Pérez holds a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua and earned a Master’s in Journalism at Florida International University. She speaks Spanish, English and Italian.
María Alejandra Requena
María Alejandra Requena is one of the CNN en Español’s presenters in the morning show Café CNN along with Alejandra Oraa and Carlos Montero. Requena joined CNN in 2012. Most recently, Requena was a contributor to the network's noon news, Realidades en Contexto, and served as an alternate host for the news.
Requena began his career in television in Venezuela, where he participated in several international programs such as "The best beaches in Latin America", broadcast by Sony Entertainment Television. Requena has been recognized for her performance as a communicator throughout her career. She won a Daytime Emmy 2015-2016 Emmy of the which granted Café CNN the recognition as "Best Spanish-language television program in the United States." Requena also received the “Premio Carteles” for her outstanding work defending freedom of expression, el premio “Los mejores del año” and the Golden Award for being the Presenter of the Year. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Requena studied Advertising, Marketing, Radio and Television at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Requena speaks Spanish and English.
Xavier Serbia is co-host of CNN Dinero, CNN en Español’s program that delivers world business news in a simple, intelligent and well informed manner.
Serbia is also the author of the bestselling book “La Riqueza en Cuatro Pisos” and his most recent “Pregúntale a Xavier” (April 2011). Serbia has been interviewed on financial issues by various media networks, including Bloomberg Radio. He was responsible for a number of financial segments for the show Sábado Gigante on Univision, and was a presenter and writer on the series “El Camino al Triunfo”, produced by NBC-Telemundo., Serbia was a regular columnist for Yahoo Finance en Español and newspapers El Nuevo Día in Puerto Rico, and Diario La Prensa in New York.
Serbia is a professor and lecturer teaching a course in personal finance, provided by the International Center for Journalists, to Hispanic journalists in the United States and lectures at universities, private companies and institutions in Puerto Rico, United States and Latin America.
Born in Puerto Rico, Xavier Serbia graduated with a master's degree in economics from Trinity College in Connecticut and earned an MBA with a concentration in finance from Keller Graduate School of Management. He speaks English and Spanish.