Univision continues to make key appointments to strengthen its news division. For this reason, today through an official press release Univision made public the announcement that León Krauze will join his list of acclaimed top-tier journalists, and the public will be able to see him starting this coming January 24, 2022.
It is known that Krauze will be co-anchor of the nightly news. “Noticiero Univision Night Edition”, with the journalist Patricia Janiot. León Krauze has so far served as the main presenter on KMEX Univision 34 in Los Angeles, the No.1 local news station in the market regardless of language.
Last week it was thanks to the program Chisme No Like that the rumors about his departure from said program and joining the Miami-based Univision Newscast, which many rumored that León could even be the replacement of Jorge Ramos in the network.
It is known about Krauze that he also presents “Epicentro”, a weekly news podcast for Univision Noticias. He has stood out conducting interviews with important figures such as Shimon Peres and Barack Obama. The prominent GQ magazine named Krauze as Mexico Journalist of the Year in 2011. He held the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC) for two years and is now a senior fellow at USC’s Center for Communication Policy and Leadership.
Achievements include: nine Emmy Awards, two Golden Mics, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Los Angeles Press Club’s Southern California Journalism Award.
About León Krauze, this is what Leopoldo Gómez, president of Univision Noticias, has said: “The incorporation of León Krauze to our outstanding team of Univision Network News exponentially strengthens our ability to inform and serve the Hispanic community. We are delighted to have her join the celebrated Patricia Janiot on one of our most viewed newscasts. “
He also added: “León’s unwavering commitment to journalistic excellence, His unmatched understanding of the Hispanic community and his close relationship with our audiences are indisputable and they will help us make sure we are always by their side, giving them a voice and providing them with the news and information they need to make their daily decisions. “
On a personal level, he knows that this famous journalist is also fantasy novelist and children’s literature. He is about to move with his wife and three children from Santa Monica, California to Miami, Florida.
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Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.