VILMA TARAZONA

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Employment History

2002 - Univision Network
MIAMI: Correspondent, Noticiero Univision (Edicion Nocturna) 

2002 - 2008 RCN Television
MIAMI: Chief of Bureau. Reporter and producer, covering major news stories such as Hurricane Katrina, President George W Bush’s meeting with Colombian President Alvaro Uribe at Bush’s Ranch in Crawford, Texas, Presidential Election in Phoenix, Arizona with the McCain camp, prosecutions of drug dealers and paramilitaries extradited from Colombia, interviews at prisons with inmates on Death Row, interviews at NASA with astronauts in Houston Texas, the NASCAR competition, Sonny Ericsson tennis tournament, Latin Grammy awards in Miami, Los Angeles, New York and Las Vegas, and one-on-one interviews with artists such as Shakira, Ricky Martin and Gloria Estefan.

2001 Radio Unica
MIAMI: News producer and reporter, for the only national Spanish language radio network in the US. Regular breaking news stories, exclusives and worldwide interviews.

2000 Channel 41
MIAMI: Director, producer, writer and presenter of a daily segment on immigration.

1999 - 2002 Caracol Television
MIAMI, LONDON: Foreign correspondent for one of Colombia’s main private TV channels.

1997 - 1999 Univision and CBS Telenoticias
LONDON: Freelance work, reporting on major international stories, such as the death of Princess Diana and the Pinochet arrest.

1997 – 1999 BBC Open University and Independent TV documentary voice overs, London.

1997 - 1999 Noticiero de las Siete
LONDON: Foreign correspondent for Colombia’s oldest TV evening news programme.

1997 - 1999 Caracol Radio
LONDON: Foreign correspondent filing daily news bulletins on UK current affairs. This included interviews with ministers, police and world-famous artists.

1996 – 1998 Language Solutions, Dilke House, Malet Strett, London WC1
LONDON: Delivering Colombia country briefs to BP executives.

1996 Eurochampions News, 127 Camelot Studios, Kensal Road, London W10
LONDON: News reader for a daily TV sports programme broadcast to Latin America.

1995 – 1996 Colombian Embassy, 3a Hans Crescent, London SW1
LONDON: Public relations officer for the ambassador, Noemi Sanin.

1995 - 1997 QAP News
LONDON: Foreign correspondent for an award-winning Colombian evening TV news programme, of which Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the founding owner-editors.

1992 - 1995 QAP News, Calle 27 No 4-35, Bogota, Colombia
BOGOTA: Back-up anchor and TV news reporter investigating, preparing, editing and presenting stories about drug trafficking, political violence and corruption. This often involved visiting dangerous areas at considerable personal risk. I obtained many scoops that resulted in civil and criminal prosecutions.

1990 - 1992 Telestudio, Bogota, Colombia
BOGOTA: TV reporter for midday news programme, preparing and presenting stories about drug trafficking, terrorism and violence.

1989 Jorge Enrique Pulido Television, Bogota, Colombia
BOGOTA: TV reporter for midday news programme. Research / Anchor.

1987 - 1989 RCN Radio, Bogota, Colombia
BOGOTA: Radio journalist, preparing and presenting educational information relating to health, medicine and science on live daily programme.

1986 - 1987 Todelar Radio, Bogota, Colombia
BOGOTA: Radio journalist, presenting live daily radio programme.

1986 - 1989 Javeriana University Radio, Bogota, Colombia
BOGOTA: Radio journalist, producing programmes for university radio station.

1985 - 1988 Educational Television, Bogota, Colombia
BOGOTA: TV journalist, and producer for Open University education programme.

Education

1996 - 1997 University of London, England
- Master of Arts in Television Documentary

1985 - 1989 Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia
- Degree in Social Communication and Journalism.

1983 - 1985 Arco Academy, Bogota, Colombia
- Diploma in radio and television news reading.

1975 - 1982 Santa Clara College, Bogota, Colombia
Languages: Fluent English and Spanish
 





VILMA TARAZONA

 Miami, FL

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(305) 298 6462


 

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