Beto Ortiz is a Peruvian journalist TV personality and writer living now (from October 2006) back in Lima. Before that, he lived in New York City. His claim to national fame was through "Beto A saber" (2000), a politically incorrect TV talk-show from which he harshly criticized Fujimori's government while most of the Peruvian media remained silent.
During his 15 years experience, Mr. Ortiz directed and hosted late-night shows and documentary series on national television. As a TV reporter he is the author of hundreds of stories on social and political issues, some of which were recognized with international awards. As a writer, he has published features and columns in the main newspapers and magazines in Peru. He is a columnist for Peru 21 newspaper. His first novel, Maldita Ternura [Damned Tenderness], was a best-seller in Peru. He was the host of his own interview TV show "Ca11ate Beto" (Shut up Beto) on RBC .
2002 Frecuencia Latina. TV Channel 2. Host and director Late night show (live) God deliver us from Beto Ortiz
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