Guillermo Ortega Ruiz

Guillermo Ortega Ruiz (born February 15, 1955 in Mexico City) is a Mexican journalist. He was Televisa Nightly News Anchor.

Guillermo Ortega Ruiz
BornFebruary 15, 1955 (age 66)


Son of Benjamin Ortega Hernandez also a journalist and Guillermina Ruiz Marcos. He studied journalism at the School of Journalism Carlos Septién Garcia.


He began working for Televisa on June 16, 1976 at the age of 21, starting as a reporter at the News 24 Hours from 1976 to 1981. He participated as a correspondent in the Salvadoran Civil War. He Covered state visits of Presidents of Mexico to different parts of the world, from José López Portillo to Vicente Fox. He narrated the visits of the Pope John Paul II, Summer Olympic Games and Space Missions, as well as witnessed and reported unrest and conflicts in various countries and covered presidential campaigns.

As TV host he has been in the following shows:

  • Televisa
    • 1978: 24 Horas - in substitution of Jacobo Zabludovsky
    • 1981-1984: En Contacto Directo - Host and Director - Channel 5
    • 1984-1986: Notivisa - Host and Director - Canal 5
    • 1987-1988: Hoy Mismo - Host - Channel 2
    • 1988-1998: Eco - Host - vía satellite to all the Americas and Europe
    • 1992-1998: Al Despertar - Host and Director - Channel 2
    • 1998-2000: El Noticiero con Guillermo Ortega - Channel 2
    • 1999-2000: En la Radio - XEQ
  • MVS Comunicaciones
    • 2000-2003 MVS Noticias - MVS Radio

From 1998 to 2000 he was anchor of the nightly news emission in "El Canal de las Estrellas" (Channel 2) of Televisa, entitled El Noticiero with Guillermo Ortega, in place of 24 hours, with Jacobo Zabludovsky. In 2000 he left Televisa and was replaced with Joaquín López-Dóriga.

In 2001 he became the newspaper's editorial columnist of La Crónica de Hoy. In 2007 he was appointed General Director of the newspaper.

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Media offices
Preceded by
Jacobo Zabludovsky
Televisa Nightly News Anchor
January 19, 1998 – April 3, 2000
Succeeded by
Joaquín López-Dóriga


Information as of: 19.08.2021 11:50:23 CEST

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