2015 UCLA Extension Certificate Graduation Keynote Speaker
Jorge Ramos has been called “star newscaster of Hispanic TV” and “Hispanic TV’s No. 1 correspondent” by The Wall Street Journal. He was one of TIME‘s 100 most influential people in the world (2015).
Jorge Ramos has been the anchorman for Noticiero Univision since 1986. He has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, CBS’ Early Show, ABC’s Nightline, CNN’s Larry King, Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, PBS’ Charlie Rose, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, among many others.
He has interviewed some of the most influential leaders in the world: Barack Obama, John McCain, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, Harry Reid, Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, John Edwards, Al Gore, George Bush Sr., John Kerry, Fidel Castro, Hugo Chávez, Felipe Calderon and dozens of Latin American presidents.
He is the author of ten books and bestsellers and writes a weekly column for more than 40 newspapers in the United States and Latin America distributed by The New York Times Syndicate, provides daily radio commentary for the Radio Univision network and collaborates with the largest Spanish-language website in the United States (www.univision.com).
Jorge Ramos is an immigrant. He came to the United States as a student in 1983. In November 1986, at age 28, he became one of the youngest national news anchors in the history of American television. Since then, he has been called “the voice of the voiceless” for other immigrants like himself.