Rodrigo Cervantes

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Mexico City Bureau Chief

Rodrigo Cervantes is KJZZ’s bureau chief in Mexico City, where he was born and raised.

He has served as opinion writer, contributor and commentator for several media outlets and organizations in Mexico and the United States, including CNN, Georgia Public Broadcasting and Univisión. Cervantes previously worked as the business editor and editorial coordinator for El Norte, the leading newspaper in Monterrey and a publication of Grupo Reforma, Mexico’s premier news group.

In Mexico City, Cervantes served in Reforma as a reporter, special correspondent, editor and special sections coordinator.

Cervantes also held the editor position at MundoHispánico, a division of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia’s oldest and largest Latino newspaper. He also participated as one of the first members of the Diversity Advisory Group for Cox Media.

In 2012, Cervantes was appointed as fellow for the Leadership Program of The New York Times/Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, as well as for the "Líderes Digitales" program from the International Center for Journalists. In 2010, he was awarded with the Poynter-McCormick Leadership Fellowship.

Cervantes graduated with honors in communication sciences and journalism from the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico City Campus. Later, he was granted the Fundación Carolina Scholarship from the Spanish government to obtain an MBA degree at San Pablo-CEU School of Business (Madrid).

Other awards include: the Power 30 Under 30 Award for Professional and Community Excellence in Atlanta, the Outstanding Alumni Medal from ITESM, and several José Martí Awards for Journalism Excellence from the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP).

Cervantes enjoys music, books, travel, friendship, good mezcal and the occasional company of his guitar.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
U.S. Embassy In Mexico Pushes For Press Freedom Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
U.S. Company Opens First Fully Independent Gas Station In Mexico Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Mexico Revising Law That Could Give More Legal Power To Military Mark Brodie, Rodrigo Cervantes Dec. 4, 2017
Mexican Broadcast Company TV Azteca Sells Its U.S. Network Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Skulls, Jedis And Disney’s Love Affair With Mexico Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Phoenix Hunts For Innovators in Latin America Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Mexico, U.S. Plan To Create Energy Block Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Mexico and Arizona Prepare To ‘Watch The Stars’ Together Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Elections Endanger Arizona And Sonora´s 'Marriage' Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Mexican Mining Safety Raises Opportunities For Arizona Companies Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
With ‘Coco,’ Disney Returns To Mexico And Bets On Latinos Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
As Mexico’s Elder Population Grows, So Do Concerns About Dementia Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
As Mexico’s Elder Population Grows, So Do Concerns About Dementia Rodrigo Cervantes Oct. 19, 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Visits Mexico Amidst NAFTA Discussions Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Resurrecting 'The Route Of Friendship,' Mexico City's Forgotten Sculptural Trail Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
A Lesson From Mexico On How To Cope With Tragedies Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Rescuers Return To U.S. After Earthquake In Mexico Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
A Family's Love Hidden Behind Homophobia In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Grief In Mexico City While It Recovers From Earthquake Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Arizona, Phoenix Offices In Mexico Offer Help After Earthquake Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
After Earthquake, Volunteers Unify To Confront Horror In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Earthquake Jolts Mexico, Sways Buildings In Mexico City Jorge Valencia, Rodrigo Cervantes, Stina Sieg
Casey Kuhn
March 26, 2018
Mexico Faces Earthquake Aftermath; Cancels Help To Texas Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Aerospace Industry Takes Flight Despite NAFTA Turbulence Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018
Mexico Responds To Trump's Attacks By Offering Help Rodrigo Cervantes March 26, 2018

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