Carlos Montero

Carlos Montero is a co-anchor of CNN en Español’s morning show, Café CNN. He joined CNN en Español in 1997.

Montero has covered events from Atlanta including the signing of the Israel/Palestine agreement in Washington, D.C., the coup d’etat in Guatemala, the Inter-American Presidential Summit in Miami, the Ibero-American Summit in Chile, and the Clinton-Lewinsky affair. He has also anchored coverage of important events of international interest including the death of Princess Diana, the 2012 U.S. Presidential election, the war in Iraq, the capture of Saddam Hussein, the terrorist attacks of March 11 in Madrid and London, and the presidential elections in Latin America including Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile.

Montero has covered Yasser Arafat’s death, the relapse and eventual death of Pope John Paul II, and the naming of the new Pope Benedict XVI. In addition, Montero has conducted interviews with such notable figures as former Argentine President Carlos Menem, former President Andres Pastrana of Colombia, former Mexican president Vicente Fox, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, General Colin Powell and Nobel laureates Rigoberta Menchu and Adolfo Perez Esquivel. Moreover, he was the moderator for the Presidential Nicaraguan Forums in 2006 and for Paraguay in 2008.

Before joining CNN en Español, Montero was an anchor for Buenos Días América and América Noticias, 13 hs for Argentina’s América 2 from 1994. He has also served as a reporter and producer for Univision’s news department in Miami from 1992 to 1994, and as U.S. correspondent for Channel 11’s Telefé Noticias, the highest rated newscast in Argentina. In 1996, Montero became an anchor in NBC’s news channel.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Montero graduated from Appalachian State University, in Boone, N.C., with a degree in Communications. Montero has received various awards for his journalistic merits, including four Emmys, a Telly Award and a Conciencia Award. Montero is fluent in English and Spanish.

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