- B.A. Washington and Lee University
- M.A. Universidad Complutense de Madrid
- News Coverage
Simon PerezAssistant Professor Broadcast & Digital Journalism
Award-winning bilingual reporter Simon Perez is a 20-year news industry veteran. His professional experience includes work in television (KPIX CBS 5 in San Francisco; WRIC ABC 8 in Richmond, Virginia.; WGXA Fox 24 in Macon, Georgia.; and Canal de Noticias, NBC NewsChannel in Charlotte, North Carolina), newspaper (ABC Prensa Española in Madrid, Spain; Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Virginia.; and Danville Register & Bee in Danville, Virginia) and magazine (Macworld/España in Madrid, Spain). He also served as a reporter for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in 1996.
He is a recipient of 2007 and 2008 Northern California Emmy Awards for best evening and daytime newscasts, and attended the Knight Digital Media Center’s Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop at the University of California at Berkeley.