Daniel Coronell is President of Univision Noticias, the award-winning News division of Univision Communications Inc., the largest Spanish-language content company in the United States and owner of the No. 1 Spanish-language network for 27 consecutive broadcast seasons. In this role, Coronell leads Univision’s news division, which is committed to informing one of the country’s youngest and fastest growing demographic across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and digital.
A world-renowned journalist with extensive experience and track record in directing news organizations, Coronell oversees the latest and most relevant news content that impacts the Hispanic community throughout the U.S. and Latin America.
Prior to joining Univision, he served as editor-in-chief of the national newscast Noticias Uno, as well as News Director for the NTC and RCNTV national newscasts in Colombia.
Coronell has a degree in journalism from Universidad Externado de Colombia and has completed several post graduate studies in Switzerland and Spain. He was a professor at Universidad Javeriana, Universidad Externado de Colombia and at the Universidad de los Andes post-graduate school of journalism. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Stanford University as well as researcher and Senior Visiting Scholar at University of California, Berkeley.
Coronell has been recognized with the Colombian Simon Bolivar journalism award on six occasions and, in 2009 was granted the highest award for a TV investigative report by the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano – Cemex, for “Un Crímen casi perfecto” (An Almost Perfect Crime) together with a team of journalists from Noticias Uno.
He was named one of the ten top leaders in Colombia by the Leadership and Democracy Foundation which acknowledges work that improves society through positive change. Coronell also writes a weekly column for Colombia’s leading news magazine Semana, and has been recognized as one of Colombia’s most influential columnists during the past decade.