Enrique Acevedo is a correspondent for CBS News where he reports across multiple broadcasts and platforms. At CBS News, Acevedo has reported on a wide range of topics including the 2020 presidential election, the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the violence against journalists in Mexico.
An Emmy award-winning journalist, Acevedo has covered major news stories around the globe in English and Spanish for print, broadcast and online media. His work includes coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic's toll on the U.S.-Mexico border, three U.S. presidential elections, the 2012 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the AIDS epidemic in Africa, the drug wars in Mexico, and the impact of Climate Change across Latin America. He has interviewed many world leaders such as President Barack Obama, Kofi Annan, Melinda Gates, Juan Manuel Santos and Desmond Tutu, among others.
Acevedo has been called "The Voice" of the Latino community by the Huffington Post and a "Global Media Leader" by the World Economic Forum. He first joined CBS News as a correspondent for 60 Minutes+, the streaming edition of CBS News' iconic newsmagazine 60 Minutes on Paramount+.
Prior to CBS News, Acevedo was the anchor of the award-winning Noticiero Univision's late-night edition and a special correspondent for Univision's news division. His columns have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, El País, and Reforma. He's been a guest in major U.S. news networks as an expert on Hispanics, politics and policy. For his contributions to journalism in the public interest and to news literacy, he earned the News Literacy Project's John S. Carroll Journalist Fellow Award for 2019. He also is one of the youngest recipients of the national journalism prize awarded by Mexico's press club.
Acevedo holds a master's in Journalism from Columbia University.
He lives in Miami with his wife and two sons.
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