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Cecilia Alvear


Cecilia Alvear (born in Ecuador) is a Latina journalist in television news and the former President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, is a Field Producer with NBC Network News in Burbank, California.

As a producer Alvear has covered many major news stories; among them, the wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua in the 1980s, the Mexico City earthquake in 1985, protests and elections in Chile and Argentina, the War on Drugs in Bolivia, Peru and Colombia, the Mengele investigation in Brazil, unrest in Panama, two interviews with Fidel Castro in Cuba, the Pan American Games in Havana, the Barcelona Olympics, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation rebellion in Chiapas, the Colosio assassination, and events that have affected the Los Angeles area in recent years: riots, earthquakes and the O.J. Simpson trial.

In 1988 Cecilia Alvear was one of twelve American journalists chosen for the prestigious Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University where she spent the academic year 1988-89.

Related websites

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

California Chicano News Media Association (CCNMA)

Cecilia Alvear, influential Hispanic for 2000 - HispanicBusiness.com

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