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List of notable or famous journalists from Colombia, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Colombia and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Colombia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Colombian journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Colombia is included when available.

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This historic journalists from Colombia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Colombian journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Colombia?" These prominent journalists of Colombia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Colombian journalists.

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Adriana Vargas is a Colombian journalist and news presenter for New York's WXTV Univision 41 Nueva York. Vargas majored in Social Communication from Pontifical Xavierian University in 1998, but she debuted in journalism two years before with a small production company. Later she presented several cultural shows for state-run Señal Colombia, and joined Manuel Teodoro to co-host the Caracol TV newsmagazine Séptimo día. Following Séptimo día's cancellation in 2000, Vargas joined rival network RCN TV, where she presented the Noticias RCN news show, acted as its international editor, and hosted the nightly opinion newsmagazine La noche. In 2005 she participated in Caracol Radio's morning news ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

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Alberto Lleras Camargo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Colombia
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Alberto Lleras Camargo was the 20th President of Colombia, and the 1st Secretary General of the Organization of American States. A journalist and liberal party politician, he also served as Minister of Government, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and as Minister of National Education in the administrations of President Alfonso López Pumarejo. Lleras Camargo served as congressman of Colombia. He was also a cousin of later president Carlos Lleras Restrepo. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1906-1990)

Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

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Álvaro Cepeda Samudio was a Colombian journalist, novelist, short story writer, and filmmaker. Within Colombia and the rest of Latin America, he is known in his own right as an important and innovative writer and journalist, largely inspiring much of the artistically, intellectually and politically active climate for which this particular time and place, that of mid-century Colombia, has become known. His fame is considerably more quaint outside his home country, where it derives primarily from his standing as having been part of the influential artistic and intellectual circle in Colombia in which fellow writer and journalist Gabriel García Márquez—with whom he was also a member of the more ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1926-1972)

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Colombia, South America, Americas

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Belisario Betancur is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Colombia
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Belisario Betancur Cuartas is a former Colombian politician and the 26th President of Colombia from 1982 to 1986. He is the member of the Colombian Conservative Party. ...more

Age: 95

Birthplace: Amagá, Colombia

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