Tuesday, April 05, 2011

CNN en Español Adds Elizabeth Pérez To Sports Team

Sports journalist Elizabeth Pérez is the latest catch for the expanding CNN en Español network. CNN's press release follows.

CNN Press Release: CNN en Español continues to expand its team of journalists, and as part of this process announces the hiring of Elizabeth Pérez as part of the network’s Sports team. Perez will be covering the latest and most relevant news in the world of sports throughout the daytime programming. This, in addition to the daily sports appointment Deportes CNN, hosted by Diego Bustos, airing Monday to Friday at 10:00 pm and 12:00 am (ET) and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 pm (ET).

“With the expansion of the network’s sports journalist team, now sports fans will not have to wait to receive the latest news about their favorite team or player,” said Cynthia Hudson, senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S. “Our viewers are assiduous sports fans, and we are pleased to bring, throughout the day, everything they want to know about this fascinating world with the hiring of a dynamic journalist such as Elizabeth.”.

Pérez joined CNN en Español after working as TV presenter for the sports segments on Telemundo News, based in Miami, where she was also invited as a guest reporter on the extreme sport show, Ritmo Deportivo.

Perez has covered significant sporting events such as NASCAR in Indianapolis, Indy300 in the Homestead Speedway, the Red Bull SoapBox race in St. Louis, The Air and Boat show in Ft. Lauderdale and the Smash Super Bowl party for the NFL. She has also interviewed relevant figures in the world of sports, music and arts such as Oscar de la Renta, Udonis Haslem, Shaquille O’Neal, Carl Lewis, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Emerson Fitipaldi, Miguel Cabrera, Shakira, David Bisbal, Daddy Yankee, Chayanne, Juanes, América Ferrera and Enrique Iglesias, among others.

In 2008, Perez received the highest award given by the National Academy of Arts and Science Television (NATAS) in the United States, the Emmy Award for Best on Camera News Talent, for her work at Telemundo News. She holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communications from Florida International University.

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2 Comments:

Blogger zeeshan said...

i have seen ur report yesterday dated 22 june 2011 on sports subject , ur expersion was amazing to c .i want to be in contact with through any social networking if u wish i am also an system enginer from india. i am syed zeeshan nehri be in contact with me through facebook.

5:57 AM  
Blogger giovanni said...

Hi Elizabeth.. A big kiss and good luck from Miami.. Your friend Giovanni

1:43 AM  

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