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Yamid Amat

Jose Yamid Amat Ruiz is a Colombian journalist, born 2 December 1941 in Bogota. Mr Amat is considered one of the cornerstones of Colombian journalism.

In 1991 he co-founded the CM& newscast, broadcast on weeknights on Canal Uno. He was his director until 1998 and then again since 2002. Amat also created RadioNet, a 24-hour news radio network, which would be later absorbed by Caracol Radio. Meanwhile, he directed Caracol Noticias. Besides his work at CM&, he keeps a weekly column in El Tiempo newspaper.

Mr Amat has been honoured for his ground breaking work in radio and television. He developed new formats and impulsed the careers of new people that became important in the Colombian media.

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