Rafael Romo Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Education, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

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Rafael Romo Biography

Rafael Romo is a Mexican Emmy award-winning journalist holding the position of Chief Latin America Affairs Editor for CNN Worldwide. Based out of Atlanta, he reports to Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President of international newsgathering for CNN Worldwide. Romo is charged with following the leading stories across Latin America for the international audiences of the network across its many platforms.

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Rafael Romo Age

Romo’s age is unavailable to the public.

Rafael Romo Height

He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Rafael Romo Family

Romo has mentioned no detailed information about her parents, so their names, ages and professions are unknown.

Rafael Romo Wife

We know little about Romo’s wife, also there are no details about his relationship status.

Rafael Romo Education

From 1990 to 1991, Romo enrolled at North High School. He then attended Phoenix College before graduating in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from Arizona State University. At the Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Romo was recently inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.

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Rafael Romo is a journalist holding the position of Chief Latin America Affairs Editor for CNN Worldwide. Based out of Atlanta, he reports to Parisa Khosravi, Senior Vice President of international newsgathering for CNN Worldwide. Romo is charged with following the leading stories across Latin America for the international audiences of the network across its many platforms.

Romo is a bilingual journalist from Mexico with over two decades of experience as an anchor, correspondent, manager of news analysis, and journalism professor. He started his career at CNN after leaving Chicago.

During his time in Chicago, he was working for CBS as a general assignment reporter. Prior to this posting, Romo was a correspondent and anchor for Univision. Throughout his career, he has reported in both Spanish and English, since he is eloquent.

Since joining the network in Oct. 2009, Romo has covered different big events, for example, the impact of the Haiti earthquake. Also, he moved to Jamaica, where he covered the violent protests following a manhunt for the so-called leader of a drug gang. He traveled to Brazil for coverage of the World Cup and of huge floods that left behind thousands of families homeless. Romo was formerly based in Peru, where he covered the detention of Joran var der Sloot.

As a section of Freedom Project: a CNN initiative concentrating on ending modern-day slavery, Romo managed a specific investigation about the human trafficking of youthful girls from Mexico to the U.S. for sexual exploitation.

Throughout his tenure at CNN, Romo has interviewed heads such as Vicente Fox, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He has reported natural calamities, for instance, Hurricane Mitch in Central America. He was present at the last 2 visits of Pope John Paul II to Mexico and reported from within the community of San Salvador Atenco in the center of a heated, machete-wielding mob attacking an administration agreement to set up an airport.

During the presidential elections of 2008, Romo was an Executive Producer at Univision Radio. He also worked as a global correspondent for the news magazine Aqui y Ahora, where he reported on Mexico’s 2009 flu pandemic.

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In 1990, he began his career in Journalism as a reporter for KPHX Radio 1480 AM based in Phoenix, Arizona. Romo went on to become an anchor/reporter at Univision Phoenix (Mar 1993 – Mar 1997). At the age of 21, he became the youngest anchor in the Phoenix TV market when named to the position. He was promoted to principal anchor and managing editor of two live daily shows.

From there, Romo acted as a reporter/anchor at Univision Chicago. Thereafter, he became a general assignment reporter at CBS 2 Chicago (Mar 2004 – Mar 2008). In January 2008, Romo was an Adjunct Professor at Columbia College Chicago, a position he held until May 2008.

Rafael Romo Salary

Romo earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.

Rafael Romo’s Net Worth

Romo has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.

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