Rafael Romo Profile
Rafael Romo is a Mexican Emmy award-winning News Reporter/Anchor and Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the network in October 2009.
Rafael Romo Education
Romo is a proud graduate of Arizona State University. He graduated from the university in the year 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting. While at the university, he was honored as among the top 10 reporters in the Hearst Awards collegiate competition in the year 1995. He is a proud inductee of the Alumni Hall of Fame, at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Romo fluently speaks English and Spanish.
Rafael Romo Career
Romo serves at CNN as a Senior Latin American Affairs Editor based in the network’s headquarters, in Atlanta, Georgia. He covers the Senior Vice President of international newsgathering, Parisa Khosravi. He is known for tracking the top stories across Latin America for the international audiences of the network across its numerous platforms.
Romo has more than 2 decades of journalism experience. He has worked as a correspondent, journalism professor, anchor, and manager of news coverage. Throughout his career, he reported in both English and Spanish. Before he joined CNN, he worked for CBS News in Chicago, Illinois where he worked as an anchor for Univision, correspondent, and general assignment reporter.
Over the years with CNN, he has reported on different major events like the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. He has traveled to Jamaica to report on the violent riots. This was after a manhunt for the alleged leader of a drug gang. Romo has also been to Peru where he covered Joran van der Sloot’s arrest. Additionally, Romo has traveled to Brazil to report on the World Cup and massive floods that left so many people homeless.
Romo was instrumental in a CNN initiative, Freedom Project, where he focused on finishing modern-day slavery, He was also responsible for conducting a special investigation regarding the human trafficking of young girls from Mexico to the U.S. for the intent of sexual exploitation. He has conducted interviews with leaders like Vicente Fox, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. Also, he has reported on natural disasters including Hurricane Mitch in Central America. He witnessed 2 visits of Pope John Paul II to Mexico.
Quick Facts About Romo
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
During the presidential elections in the year 2008, Romo was responsible for holding the post of Executive Producer at Univision Radio. Romo has also worked for the news magazine, Aqui y Ahora, as an international correspondent. While there, he covered the 2009 flu pandemic in Mexico. He began his journalism career in the year 1990 when he worked at KPHX Radio 1480 AM in Phoenix, Arizona.
Rafael Romo Age
Romo was born in Mexico. His age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Romo is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 30s.
Rafael Romo Height
Romo stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Rafael Romo Family
Romo grew up in Mexico. Information regarding Romo’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Rafael Romo Wife
Information about Romo’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Romo is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
Rafael Romo Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Rafael Romo’s Net Worth
Romo has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Reporter/Anchor and Correspondent.
Rafael Romo CNN
At CNN Romo works alongside;
- Phil Mattingly
- Suzanne Malveaux
- Patrick Oppmann
- Ryan Nobles
- Paula Newton
- Chad Myers
- Jeanne Moos
- David McKenzie
- Oren Liebermann
- Alex Marquardt
- Miguel Marquez
- Athena Jones
- Laura Jarrett
- Kristen Holmes
- Paula Hancocks