Manuel Bojorquez Biography
Manuel Bojorquez is an American Correspondent working for CBS News in Miami. He joined the station in 2012 and serves as a National Correspondent covering the US and Latin America.
Manuel Bojorquez Education
After graduating from high school and earning his Diploma, he had to further his education. He joined the University of Southern California to pursue his career course. After completing his studies there, he graduated magna cum laude. While there, he was named Outstanding Broadcast Journalism Student of the Year.
Manuel Bojorquez Career
Bojorquez is a national correspondent at CBS News in Miami. He joined the station as a Dallas-based correspondent. In January 2017, he was elevated to the national correspondent for the network’s Miami bureau. He reports across all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. During his tenure at CBS News, he has covered major news events in Texas and throughout the South. In July 2016 during the scene of the Dallas police ambush, he was the first network news correspondent to report. In addition to that, he was part of the team that reported on the tornado that devastated parts of an Arkansas town, and later the team won an Edward R. Murrow Award for the report.
When we come to his reporting, he has reported extensively from Latin America for CBS News. Not long ago, in February 2016 he followed Pope Francis’ visit to Mexico. He has also traveled to Guatemala, El Salvador, Cuba, as well as Argentina. Prior to joining the CBS News team, he worked for WSB-TV in Atlanta. During his working time there, he served the station as a general assignment reporter. He also covered major stories including the first Sunday service at Ebenezer Baptist Church after President Obama’s victory, the 2008 presidential elections, and Tropical Storm Fay.
Before working for WSB-TV, he landed an opportunity to work for KNXV-TV in Phoenix, Arizona in 2002 as a general assignment reporter. In July 2006, he traveled to Mexico City. While there, he covered the Mexican presidential election and provided daily online articles and photo essays about the election. His journalism career job began in Palm Springs, California in 2000. While there, he worked for KESQ-TV as a general assignment reporter. This was immediately after he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California.
Manuel Bojorquez Age
Bojorquez was born in El Salvador, Massachusetts. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 30s.
Bojorquez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Manuel Bojorquez Family
Bojorquez was born in El Salvador and raised in Los Angeles. 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.
Manuel Bojorquez Wife/Patner
Bojorquez is married to his love partner, Tyler Sieswerda. The two met in August 2003. After dating for some years, they tied the knot in 2012. On August 12, 2020, the couple celebrated their 8th anniversary. The family resides in Miami.
Manuel Bojorquez Net Worth
Bojorquez has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a Correspondent.
Manuel Bojorquez Salary
Bojorquez earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
His journalism career has won him several awards and honours throughout his journey. In 2011, he was awarded a NATAS Southeast Emmy for Live Reporting. In addition to that, he won The Associated Press award for best live reporting for his coverage of the state’s wildfires in both 2004 and 2005.
In 2015, he was diagnosed with blood cancer but nothing became an obstacle on the path of the optimist persona. During this difficult phase of his life, he trimmed all the hair of bodies and underwent many treatments like chemotherapy. Through chemotherapy, he survived cancer successfully. Now he is totally fit, fine, and is working in the journalism field with full interest and dedication. In addition, he paid tribute to all those who lost their fight with cancer and survivors through his Instagram page.
Manuel Bojorquez CBS News
Bojorquez 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
- Rita Braver
- Nancy Chen
- Nancy Cordes
- Robert Costa
- Lee Cowan
- Jan Crawford
- Charlie D’Agata
- Adriana Diaz