Patricia Janiot, is a familiar and highly respected figure in international news, seen by millions of viewers across the U.S. and Latin America, she is currently a news anchor at Univision and previously worked for more than 20 years at CNN. She has covered many important world news events, ranging from wars, terrorist attacks, and regional crises to presidential elections, political summits, papal visits, natural disasters, and much more. She has interviewed most of the Latin American presidents in office, including Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez, as well as numerous political leaders and prominent world figures, among them Augusto Pinochet, Colin Powell, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Bill Gates, and many others.
Janiot has received numerous accolades for her journalistic achievements, including an Emmy Award and several nominations. She was also named in the Hispanic Media 100 list, an annual recognition of the 100 most influential Spanish-language journalists and news media executives in the United States. Janiot holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication from Universidad de la Sabana in Bogotá, as well as a degree in English from Cambridge University. She also studied TV & Radio Broadcasting and Production at Bogotá’s Colegio Superior de Telecomunicaciones.