The U.S. Immigration Battle - Protecting Our Residents
A journalist, author and news anchor, León Krauze (Mexico City, 1975) has had a diverse career both in media and academia. Author of six books, Krauze's work has also appeared in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The Daily Beast, The Atavist, Letras Libres and a long list of publications both in his native Mexico and the United States.
During his career he interviewed national and international political figures such as Obama, Hillary Clinton, Shimon Peres and Bernie Sanders.
Krauze anchors the nightly news for Canal 34, Univisión's flagship local station in Los Angeles, and hosts "En Boca de León", a daily radio newsmagazine on Univision radio. He’s also a podcast host for Slate and a nationally syndicated columnist through El Universal in Mexico.
He has received multiple accolades for his journalistic work, including six Emmys as well as the Edward R. Murrow, LA Press Club and Golden Mic awards.
Over the past year, Krauze has held the prestigious Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism at USC, where he teaches a workshop that focuses on telling the vibrant and endearing life stories of the immigrant community
He lives in Santa Monica with his wife and three children.