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
Mexico, U.S. Plan To Create Energy Block Rodrigo Cervantes November 20, 2017
Mexico and Arizona Prepare To ‘Watch The Stars’ Together Rodrigo Cervantes November 13, 2017
Elections Endanger Arizona And Sonora´s 'Marriage' Rodrigo Cervantes November 08, 2017
Mexican Mining Safety Raises Opportunities For Arizona Companies Rodrigo Cervantes October 27, 2017
With ‘Coco,’ Disney Returns To Mexico And Bets On Latinos Rodrigo Cervantes October 24, 2017
As Mexico’s Elder Population Grows, So Do Concerns About Dementia Rodrigo Cervantes October 19, 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Visits Mexico Amidst NAFTA Discussions Rodrigo Cervantes October 13, 2017
Resurrecting 'The Route Of Friendship,' Mexico City's Forgotten Sculptural Trail Rodrigo Cervantes October 12, 2017
A Lesson From Mexico On How To Cope With Tragedies Rodrigo Cervantes October 09, 2017
Rescuers Return To U.S. After Earthquake In Mexico Rodrigo Cervantes October 02, 2017
A Family's Love Hidden Behind Homophobia In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes September 27, 2017
Grief In Mexico City While It Recovers From Earthquake Rodrigo Cervantes September 25, 2017
Arizona, Phoenix Offices In Mexico Offer Help After Earthquake Rodrigo Cervantes September 22, 2017
After Earthquake, Volunteers Unify To Confront Horror In Mexico City Rodrigo Cervantes September 21, 2017
Mexico Faces Earthquake Aftermath; Cancels Help To Texas Rodrigo Cervantes September 11, 2017
Aerospace Industry Takes Flight Despite NAFTA Turbulence Rodrigo Cervantes September 06, 2017
Mexico Responds To Trump's Attacks By Offering Help Rodrigo Cervantes August 28, 2017
In Mexico, Arizona Leaders 'Fight' For Trade and Ties Rodrigo Cervantes August 24, 2017
U.S. Updates Travel Warnings To Mexico Rodrigo Cervantes August 22, 2017
Canada, Mexico And U.S. Will Expedite NAFTA Negotiations Rodrigo Cervantes August 21, 2017
As NAFTA Talks Start, Trade Deficit Arguments Prevail Rodrigo Cervantes August 16, 2017
Texas Creates Trade Coalition With Mexico To Face NAFTA Rodrigo Cervantes August 10, 2017
Mexican Soccer And Music Stars Linked To Drug Trafficking Rodrigo Cervantes August 09, 2017
U.S. Economy, Politics Push Mexican Remittances Rodrigo Cervantes August 07, 2017
Mexico And U.S. Prepare For First Round Of NAFTA Discussions Rodrigo Cervantes July 20, 2017

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