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Rick Sanchez

Journalist, reporter, news anchor

Rick Sanchez is an award-winning journalist, reporter and television news anchor with over 25 years of experience. <br /> <br /> His professional honors include an Emmy Award and an American Medical Association “Distinguished Journalist Award.” He was also part of CNN’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina.<br /> <br /> Throughout his career, Rick has interviewed prominent newsmakers and world leaders including Jimmy Carter, Fidel Castro, Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev and Manuel Noriega. <br /> <br /> He has reported on major events across the United States and around the world, including on-the-scene coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. <br /> <br /> Rick has reported from Havana, Cuba many times and as well as from war zones in Nicaragua, Grenada and during the fall of the Jean-Claude Duvalier regime in Haiti. Rick won an Emmy for his series titled <em>When I left Cuba</em>.<br /> <br /> He attended Minnesota State University on a football scholarship and later transferred to the University of Minnesota on a CBS Journalism Scholarship. Rick and his wife Suzanne live in suburban Atlanta and have four children.<br /> <br /> You can follow <a href="http://twitter.com/ricksancheztv" target="_hplink">Rick on Twitter</a>: @RickSanchezTV<br /> His <a href="http://RickSanchezTV.com" target="_hplink">official website</a> will be launching soon: <a href="http://RickSanchezTV.com" target="_hplink">http://RickSanchezTV.com</a>

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