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.

Contact him at rcervantes@kjzz.org

Title Author Publication Date
Mexican Beef Has 'Sizzling' Exports To The U.S. Rodrigo Cervantes July 17, 2017
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry Will Meet With Mexican President Rodrigo Cervantes July 13, 2017
Hidden Treasures Found In Mexico City Astonish Archaeologists Rodrigo Cervantes July 10, 2017
Ford Loses Its ‘Focus’ In Sonora Rodrigo Cervantes June 21, 2017
U.S. Investors Are Wanted In Mezcal Country Rodrigo Cervantes June 19, 2017
Mexican Government Offers Reward To Find Journalists' Killers Rodrigo Cervantes June 14, 2017
Indigenous Woman Will Run For Mexican Presidential Elections Rodrigo Cervantes June 05, 2017
Mexico And Canada: NAFTA Will Be Revised Only If 3 Nations Work Together Rodrigo Cervantes May 23, 2017
U.S.-Mexico Officials To Work On Anti-Crime Strategy Rodrigo Cervantes May 17, 2017
Gas Theft Clashes In Mexico Concern U.S. Investors Rodrigo Cervantes May 05, 2017
Alleged Successor Of ‘El Chapo’ Arrested In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes May 02, 2017
Mexico Is One Step Away From Legalizing Medical Marijuana Rodrigo Cervantes May 01, 2017
Trump, Peña Nieto Discuss NAFTA Despite Rumors Rodrigo Cervantes April 27, 2017
Man Accused Of Killing Border Agent Will Be Extradited Rodrigo Cervantes April 14, 2017
Stateless People, Undocumented Immigrants Face Uncertainty In The Dominican Republic Rodrigo Cervantes April 13, 2017
Return Of 'Global Gag Rule' Could Be Setback For Health Care, Abortion Rights In Dominican Republic Rodrigo Cervantes April 10, 2017
As Trump Moderates Rhetoric With Mexico, The Peso Wins Rodrigo Cervantes April 07, 2017
Mexico's Former President Vicente Fox Joins Conan O'Brien On Show Rodrigo Cervantes March 01, 2017
Thousands Protest In Mexico Against Corruption And Trump Rodrigo Cervantes February 13, 2017
Behind The Super Bowl, Mexican Avocados Fight For US ‘Guac’ Bowls Rodrigo Cervantes February 03, 2017
Unusual School Shooting In Mexico Generates Concern Rodrigo Cervantes January 19, 2017
After Trump’s Inauguration, Sonora Will Host ‘Megaregion’ Business Summit Rodrigo Cervantes January 19, 2017
As Uncertainty Towards Trump Administration Grows, The Mexican Peso Falls Rodrigo Cervantes January 12, 2017
Trump Is Top Priority For New Mexican Secretary Of Foreign Affairs Rodrigo Cervantes January 05, 2017
Arizona 'Plants A Seed' In Mexican Tradition Rodrigo Cervantes December 30, 2016

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