Leon Krauze

News Anchor

Krauze serves as anchor of Univision Los Angeles’ Noticias Univision 34, the nation's highest rated 6P and 11P

news show, regardless of language. As anchor or reporter, Krauze has won six Emmy's, two Golden Mics, an

Edward R. Murrow award" and a Southern California Journalism Award.

He has interviewed leading political figures including President Barack Obama, Juan Manuel Santos, Nick Clegg,

Felipe Calderón, Enrique Peña Nieto and Shimon Peres.

Krauze is a renowned and award-winning journalist, author and news anchor. He began his career as a sports

journalist, focusing on soccer. That passion led him to become not only an expert and official chronicler of the

Mexican national team but also a highly regarded historian; he has written four books and eighty documentaries on

the history of "futbol" in Mexico.

In 1997, Krauze switched gears. For almost twenty years, he has followed politics in the United States, having

covered the last four election cycles for various media outlets, both in America and Mexico. In 2005 he published

"La Casa Dividida" (The Divided House), an account of the first five years of the Bush presidency.

His work has been published in Foreign Affairs, The New Republic, Foreign Policy, Newsweek, Los Angeles

Times, El Pais, Letras Libres, among many others. He's currently a frequent contributor at The Daily Beast, NPR's

Left Right and Center and a weekly columnist for Mexico's El Universal.

He was named Mexico's journalist of the year by GQ magazine in 2011. He is also an accomplished fantasy

novelist. His novel, "El vuelo de Eluán", has sold over 20 thousand copies in Mexico. He has written two other

books for young adults, both bestsellers as well. He recently published a book that compiled fifty remarkable

profiles of Hispanics in America entitled "La Mesa: Historias de nuestra gente” (At the Table: Stories of Our


He lives in Santa Monica with his wife and three sons.

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