Telemundo Adds to DC Team
Javier Vega has joined Telemundo’s DC bureau as a Correspondent. He had previously been with Noticias Telemundo in Mexico. The trilingual reporter -- he is fluent in English, French, and Spanish -- began his career as a local reporter at Televisa Puebla. Later, he joined Milenio where he specialized in political affairs covering the Congress and Senate, the State Department, and the president. As part of the outlet’s Special Affairs team, he produced reports and anchored newscasts on Milenio Televisión. Vega was also an investigative journalist on Televisa’s Punto de Partida with Denise Maerker -- a bi-weekly show covering social, political, and security issues, and an anchor and Reporter at the teleSUR network. He holds a Communications degree from Universidad de las Américas de Puebla and other diplomas from Tecnológico de Monterrey, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, and the University of Guadalajara. “Javier Vega comes to the epicenter of political activity in the United States to reinforce our philosophy of ‘telling it like it is,’” said Victoria Rivas-Vázquez, Noticias Telemundo's DC Bureau Chief. “In Washington, information is being generated at an unprecedented rate and the inclusion of a journalist of Vega’s talent and experience reaffirms our commitment to the Latino community at this critical time.” More here.