José Díaz-Balart Telemundo and NBC News Anchor of “Noticiero Telemundo” and “NBC Nightly News Saturday” Host of “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart”
“José Díaz-Balart is the Anchor of Telemundo’s national daily newscast “Noticias Telemundo” and “NBC Nightly News Saturday.” He also hosts Telemundo’s Sunday current affairs program “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart,” and is a regular contributor to NBC’s “Meet the Press”. Díaz-Balart began his career in 1983 and has become one of the most respected voices in US journalism. He has witnessed and reported historic events for prestigious news media around the world and interviewed hundreds of headline makers, among them all US Presidents since President Reagan. Díaz-Balart is the only journalist to anchor two nightly newscasts in Spanish and English for national networks. He has received numerous accolades, including four Emmy awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Alfred I DuPont-Columbia University Award, and the Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel News Award for Outstanding Achievement in Hispanic Television. GQ Mexico named him “Best International Journalist.” He was appointed as the inaugural Georgetown University Politics Visiting Fellow. Most recently, he was included in the list of 30 Most Impactful TV Newsers of the Past 15 years by Adweek. Follow him on Twitter @jdbalart.