Rodrigo Cervantes is KJZZ’s Bureau Chief in Mexico City, where he was born and raised.

He has served as opinion writer, contributor and commentator for several media outlets and organizations in Mexico and the United States, including CNN, Georgia Public Broadcasting and Univisión.

Cervantes previously worked as the Business Editor and Editorial Coordinator for El Norte, the leading newspaper in Monterrey and a publication of Grupo Reforma, Mexico’s premier news group.

In Mexico City, Cervantes served in Reforma as a Reporter, Special Correspondent, Editor and Special Sections Coordinator.

Cervantes also held the Editor position at MundoHispánico, a division of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia’s oldest and largest Latino newspaper. He also participated as one of the first members of the Diversity Advisory Group for Cox Media.

In 2012, Cervantes was appointed as fellow for the Leadership Program of The New York Times/Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, as well as for the 'Líderes Digitales' program from the International Center for Journalists. In 2010, he was awarded with the Poynter-McCormick Leadership Fellowship.

Cervantes graduated with Honors in Communication Sciences and Journalism from the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico City Campus.

Later, he was granted the Fundación Carolina Scholarship from the Spanish Government to obtain an MBA degree at San Pablo-CEU School of Business (Madrid).

Other recognitions include: the Power 30 Under 30 Award for Professional and Community Excellence in Atlanta, the Outstanding Alumni Medal from ITESM, and several José Martí Awards for Journalism Excellence from the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP).

Cervantes enjoys music, books, travel, friendship, good mezcal and the occasional company of his guitar.

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Titlesort descending Author Publication Date
As Mexico’s Elder Population Grows, So Do Concerns About Dementia Rodrigo Cervantes October 19, 2017
Mexico And Canada: NAFTA Will Be Revised Only If 3 Nations Work Together Rodrigo Cervantes May 23, 2017
Return Of 'Global Gag Rule' Could Be Setback For Health Care, Abortion Rights In Dominican Republic Rodrigo Cervantes April 10, 2017
SkyBridge Project In Mesa Will Boost Mexico-U.S. Trade Rodrigo Cervantes January 06, 2018
Stateless People, Undocumented Immigrants Face Uncertainty In The Dominican Republic Rodrigo Cervantes April 13, 2017
2014 Disappearance Of 43 Mexican Students Remains Unsolved, But Their Legacy Persists Rodrigo Cervantes September 26, 2016
A Family's Love Hidden Behind Homophobia In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes September 27, 2017
A Lesson From Mexico On How To Cope With Tragedies Rodrigo Cervantes October 09, 2017
Aerospace Industry Takes Flight Despite NAFTA Turbulence Rodrigo Cervantes September 06, 2017
After Earthquake, Volunteers Unify To Confront Horror In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes September 21, 2017
After Election, Mexico Wants to Keep Strong Commercial Ties With US Rodrigo Cervantes November 09, 2016
After Trump’s Inauguration, Sonora Will Host ‘Megaregion’ Business Summit Rodrigo Cervantes January 19, 2017
Alleged Mastermind Behind Journalist’s Murder Gets Arrested Rodrigo Cervantes December 26, 2017
Alleged Successor Of ‘El Chapo’ Arrested In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes May 02, 2017
Arizona 'Plants A Seed' In Mexican Tradition Rodrigo Cervantes December 30, 2016
Arizona And Sonora Partner For Space Missions Rodrigo Cervantes January 04, 2018
Arizona, Phoenix Offices In Mexico Offer Help After Earthquake Rodrigo Cervantes September 22, 2017
Arizona-Based Organization Helps Sonoran Region Rodrigo Cervantes February 21, 2018
Arizona-Sonora Meeting Focuses On Strengthening The Region Rodrigo Cervantes December 02, 2016
As NAFTA Talks Start, Trade Deficit Arguments Prevail Rodrigo Cervantes August 16, 2017
As Trump Moderates Rhetoric With Mexico, The Peso Wins Rodrigo Cervantes April 07, 2017
As Uncertainty Towards Trump Administration Grows, The Mexican Peso Falls Rodrigo Cervantes January 12, 2017
Attention, Shoppers: It’s Mexican ‘Black Friday’ Weekend Rodrigo Cervantes November 21, 2016
Behind The Super Bowl, Mexican Avocados Fight For US ‘Guac’ Bowls Rodrigo Cervantes February 03, 2017
Canada Eliminates Visas To Mexican Nationals Rodrigo Cervantes November 28, 2016