An award-winning television journalist, reporter and news editor. A versatile and creative producer of acclaimed documentaries and current affairs programmes for Cuban national television. An experienced news editor and manager of programme teams. A highly motivated producer and director and experienced cameraman.
-More than fifteen years of experience in television across a wide variety of programme areas and genres including panel shows, magazine programmes, documentaries and news programmes.
-Responsible for coverage of large, high-profile events on national television; Latin American Summit of Leaders of State, the 11th Youth Festival, the visit of his Holiness the Pope Juan Pablo II to Cuba .
-News editor of main evening news programme on national Cuban TV station responsible for output of twenty reporters, producers, directors and editors.
-News editor for Breakfast TV news Producer and director of social and current affairs programmes including an acclaimed documentary about the 1994 Cuban migrant crisis.
International Affairs correspondent for Havana Television.
-Producer and director of weekly crime programme which ran for nine years on national television.
-Editor of internet news service. Managed relationships with large corporate and state bodies.
-Director of promotional commercials working with large state departments including the Cuba Transport Ministry.
-Knowledge of new media – reporter on digital television and news editor of internet news sites.
-Editor of in-flight news programme on Cuban National Air Line.
-Experienced writer and print journalist in sports, news and current affairs for national Cuban broadsheets.
1991 -BA in Journalism .Havana University. Outstanding.
1991-1992 –Postgraduate Diploma on Show Presentation.
1992-1993 –Postgraduate course on Phoniatrics for journalists.
1994 –Postgraduate course on TV Marketing.
1995-1996 –Postgraduate course “Set against the Chamber”, given by
specialists of the Spanish Television.
1995-1996 –Intensive English Course.
1997-1998 -Intensive Course of data processing
2001-2002 -intensive English Course at Bell Language School. Norwich,
2001-2002 –Training Course at ITN, London.
2001-2002 –Integral Summer Course of International Journalism.
Thomson Foundation, Cardiff, Wales.
2003-2004- Digital Journalism Work shop. First Cuban Congress of print
2003-2004- TV Camera course. Cuban Television Training Centre.
2003-2004- Digital Journalism Postgraduate course.
2006 – Writing International News. Reuters foundation course
2007-2008 – MA in International Journalism. Cardiff University. Walles. UK
1986-1991 -Collaborating on Worker’s Newspaper sport section. -Collaborating
of the newspaper “Rebellious Youth”.
1991-1999 -News Reporter of the CHTV. Havana City Local TV channel
1996 -Co-scriptwriter and producer of the documentary series of three
chapters Drugs in Cuba.
1997 – Co- scriptwriter of The Cubanita, video for the Cuban aeroplanes.
1998 –2nd director and scriptwriter of “The Son of Angel”, documentary
about the 70th birthday of Fidel Castro Ruz.
-Co-scriptwriter of Cuba. Documentary for the Basque television.
1999-2001 –Senior Editor of “Buenos Dias”, Cuban breakfast TV show.
2000-2004 –Main news Reporter of the programme “In Company of. … “
2000 -Scriptwriter of the program “The Blue Clown” show, for the
special summer programming of Havana City local TV channel.
2001 –Director’s Assistant of the music video “Guajiro Natural”, of the
singer Polo Montañés.
2003 -Producer and Cameraman of the documentary “Baloy”, for British television about the Buenavista Social Club.
2003 -Scriptwriter and Producer of commercials and publicity documentaries at the Publi-center of the Cuban Ministry of Transportation.
2004- News editor. 8:00 pm news. Cuban Television Informative System.
2005- Director of a police program at Havana Channel
2006 – 2011-News reporter at Havana Channel.
2013-2014- Fixer, Researcher, Producer. Testbed Radio Productions. UK