Ramy Inocencio Biography
Ramy Inocencio is an American correspondent, reporter, and anchor working for CBS News. He joined the network in April 2019 as a CBS News’ Asia correspondent. Previously worked for t.
Ramy Inocencio Education
After graduating from high school and earning his Diploma, he had to further his education. He joined the College of William and Mary School where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Environmental Science. From there, he also joined Beijing Language and Culture University to further his education. After completing his studies there, he earned a Certificate in Advanced Chinese Language Studies Program.
Ramy Inocencio Career
Inocencio serves as a foreign correspondent based in London for CBS News. He covers Europe and the Middle East. Inocencio joined the Network as a CBS News’ Asia correspondent, based in Beijing with two decades of experience working and traveling between Asia and the United States. During his tenure at CBS News, he delivered comprehensive reporting from Asia. In January 2020, he reported from Wuhan just as the COVID-19 global pandemic broke out as the first U.S. network correspondent.
In addition, he followed COVID’s earliest transmissions from mainland China to Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan. Unfortunately, he was stranded for half a year in Japan because of international border closures. Before he was allowed to return to China in the fall, he reported on the suspension of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.
In Hong Kong
During his time in Hong Kong, he provided rolling coverage of the entirety of the 2019 pro-democracy protests from the frontlines. He reported Beijing’s controversial National Security Law in the summer of 2021 that muzzled criticism of the government and China’s Communist Party for good. Inocencio also reported the unprecedented landslide win of pro-democracy candidates in local elections that December. In addition to that, he reported on the historic summer storming of Hong Kong’s legislature by anti-Beijing protestors on the 22nd anniversary of the territory’s return to China from British colonial rule.
He reported from China’s remote southwest Yunnan province in the search for COVID’s origins in bats with him and his team getting chased by angry villagers and from White Island, New Zealand, and Taal in the Philippines on two volcanic disasters. Furthermore, he reported from Seoul, South Korea on North Korea’s continual launching of ballistic missiles and failed attempts at denuclearization. Beijing’s worst U.S.-China political tensions blocked him from returning to mainland China, stuck in Hong Kong for much of 2021.
Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia
Prior to joining CBS News, he worked for “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia” as a New York-based anchor and correspondent. During his working time there, he traveled across the United States in 2015 for “Wiring the World,” his technology innovation feature series. He also reported breaking news from Paris on the 2016 Bastille Day terror attack and covered live the first face-to-face summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping from Mar-a-Lago. In addition to that, he launched two daily podcasts on U.S.-Asia Pacific economic and financial ties and anchored for Bloomberg Radio.
Wall Street Journal
Before working for Bloomberg Television, he was the Wall Street Journal’s deputy Asia-Pacific editor in Hong Kong for video streaming operations and host of the WSJ’s weekly technology show “Digits.” He also shot, edited, and filed one-man band stories on the ground from across Asia including Pope Francis’ first visit to the Philippines in 2015, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella Revolution in 2014, and the devastation in the Philippines following Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
Prior to that, he worked for CNN as CNN’s NASDAQ reporter in New York City and CNN International’s Asia business correspondent based in Hong Kong. Inocencio has interviewed notable executives and politicians including J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler, Hong Kong Chief Secretary Anson Chan, U.S. Federal Reserve President James Bullard of St. Louis, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and Cathay Pacific CEO John Slosar. He first worked in China as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in 2000 teaching environmental science to college students in rural Sichuan province. Inocencio later worked at the World Wildlife Fund in Beijing, as a TV host for CCTV International and as a national drive-time DJ for China Radio International which was his first break into the broadcast world.
Ramy Inocencio Age
Inocencio was born on July 22, in the United States. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year he was born. It is therefore not known how old he is. However, he might be in his 40s.
Ramy Inocencio Height
Inocencio stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Ramy Inocencio Family
Inocencio is the first-born American son of immigrant parents. His father originates from the Philippines and is a U.S. Navy retiree. Inocencio’s mother on the other side is from Singapore and is a former flight attendant. Inocencio speaks Mandarin Chinese. He was brought up along with his sister Illiana Inocencio who is a director, actor, and writer.
Ramy Inocencio Wife
Inocencio is married to his better half Dr. Hsin-I Huang. Dr. Huang is a Taiwanese classical pianist. The two are proud parents to their two boys, Ethan and Ian. They live in London with their South Korean rescue dog Cooper, and a Chinese rescue dog named Clover.
Ramy Inocencio Net Worth
Inocencio has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a correspondent, reporter, and anchor.
Ramy Inocencio Salary
Inocencio earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
A champion of newsroom diversity, internationalism, and volunteerism, he has served as national senior vice president for the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and as global co-lead of Bloomberg’s Pan-Asian Community (BPAC). He is a past president of the New York alumni chapter of the East-West Center (EWC), a Hawaii-based think tank that promotes stronger relations and cultural understanding between the U.S., Asia, and the Pacific. He is both a 2009 fellowship recipient of the EWC’s Asia-Pacific Leadership Program and a 2019 fellowship recipient of the EWC’s Asia-Pacific Journalism Fellows program to Taiwan. In 2016, he was named one of the “50 Best Asian Americans in Business” by the New York-based Asian American Business Development Center.
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