Enrique Acevedo Biography
Enrique Acevedo (Enrique Acevedo Quintana) is an American Emmy award-winning correspondent and anchor working for CBS News. He joined the station in January 2020 as a as a correspondent for the short-lived 60 Minutes program on Quibi, 60 In 6.
Enrique Acevedo Education
After graduating from high school and earning his High School Diploma in General Education, he had to further his education. He joined Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to pursue his career course. After completing his studies there, he graduated with a Master of Science in Journalism. In 2019, he was a Pritzker Fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.
Enrique Acevedo Career
Acevedo correspondent for CBS News where he reports across multiple broadcasts and platforms. He joined the station as a correspondent for the short-lived 60 Minutes program on Quibi, 60 In 6. During his tenure at CBS News, he has reported on a wide range of stories including the violence against journalists in Mexico, the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the 2020 presidential election.
Throughout his career, he has covered major news stories around the globe in English and Spanish for broadcast, print, and online media. These stories include the impact of Climate Change across Latin America, the drug wars in Mexico, the AIDS epidemic in Africa, the humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the 2012 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, three U.S. presidential elections, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic’s toll on the U.S.-Mexico border. In addition to that, he has interviewed many world leaders such as President Barack Obama, philanthropist Melinda Gates, Nobel Peace Prize winners Desmond Tutu, Jody Williams, Juan Manuel Santos, and Kofi Annan, among others.
He has done great work through his career, the Huffington Post named him “The Voice” of the Latino community and the World Economic Forum called him “Global Media Leader.” Prior to joining the CBS News team, he served as an anchor of the award-winning Noticiero Univision’s late-night edition. He also worked as a special correspondent for Univision’s news division. Acevedo has been a guest in major U.S. news networks as an expert on policy, politics, and Hispanics. His columns have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, El País, and Reforma.
Enrique Acevedo Univision
He also spent a decade at Univision anchoring the network’s late-night newscast Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna. Acevedo joined Univision in 2012 after a brief stint at Telemundo and before that served as an anchor and special correspondent for his other current employer Televisa (pre-Univision merger).
Enrique Acevedo Age
Acevedo Quintana is 44 years old as of 2022. He was born on March 6, 1978, in Mexico City, Mexico, United States. Acevedo celebrates his birthday on the 6th of March every year.
Enrique Acevedo Height
Acevedo stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Enrique Acevedo Family
Acevedo was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, United States. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Enrique Acevedo Wife
Acevedo is married to his better half Florentina Romo. The two tied the knot on November 29, 2014, in San Miguel de Allende. They reside in Miami together with their two sons.
Enrique Acevedo Net Worth
Acevedo has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a correspondent and anchor.
Enrique Acevedo Salary
Acevedo earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Throughout his career, he has received several awards and honors. He earned the News Literacy Project’s John S. Carroll Journalist Fellow Award in 2019 for his contributions to journalism in the public interest and to news literacy. Avecedo is one of the youngest recipients of the national journalism prize awarded by Mexico’s press club.
Enrique Acevedo CBS News
Acevedo works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Norah O’Donnell
- Anthony Mason
- Enrique Acevedo
- Sharyn Alfonsi
- Serena Altschul
- Jim Axelrod
- Nikki Battiste
- David Begnaud
- Manuel Bojorquez
- Rita Braver