Antonio Mora Biography
Antonio Mora is an American multiple Emmy Award winning journalist and television news anchor. He is mostly known for his years at ABC News, including his four years as the news anchor and chief correspondent for Good Morning America. He was an anchor on Al Jazeera America and its 9pm news broadcast. He acted as the host of a show called Consider This for the first year and a half of the network’s existence . Antonio was the first Hispanic American male to anchor a primetime newscast in Chicago and one of the only Hispanic American males to anchor a national broadcast news show.
Currently he is an Editor in Chief of NewsandNews.com, a news aggregator website and app. Antonio also teaches Journalism at the University of Miami School of Communication as of January 2018 to present
Antonio Mora Age
Antonio was born on December 14, 1957 in Havana, Cuba. He is 61 years old as of 2018.
Antonio Mora Family
Antonio was born in Havana, Cuba. His family left Cuba in 1960. Antonio grew up in the United States and Caracas, Venezuela. There is no much known about his parents. Antonio is the great grandson of Cuban politician and League of Nations President Cosme de la Torriente y Peraza. He is the brother of former ATP touring pro, Alfonso Mora, brother-in-law of TV host Maite Delgado and former brother-in-law of model Ines Rivero.
Antonio Mora Wife
Antonio and his wife, Julie, have two children.
Antonio Moran ABC
Antonio is best known as the news anchor, senior correspondent and substitute host for “Good Morning America.” He joined ABC in 1994 and reported for virtually all of ABC News’ broadcasts, covering news from more than a dozen countries on four continents. He also anchored ABC News’ breaking news coverage, served as a correspondent for “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings” (1996-98) and as a regular substitute anchor for the weekend edition of “World News Tonight” (1998-2001). Antonio was the daily backup anchor for Peter Jennings in the weeks following the September 11th attacks. He started work at ABC as co-host of “Good Morning America/Sunday,” while also serving as a contributor to “Good Morning America” (1994-95). Antonio is the only Hispanic males to anchor a regularly scheduled national broadcast news show.
More recently, Antonio was the anchor of Al Jazeera America’s primetime International News Hour, which brought stories to the U.S. from around the world, including interviews with presidents and prime ministers. He also anchored the network’s 11 p.m. national news wrap-up show. First hosted Al Jazeera America’s wide-ranging, long-form interview show, “Consider This,” which covered daily news and broader world issues, including regular in-depth segments on popular culture, sports and space. Additionally, he was one of the hosts of “Talk to Al Jazeera,” a weekly, half-hour interview show with top newsmakers.
Since Al Jazeera America closed operations, Antonio have served as a guest co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour and appear frequently as a Latin American affairs analyst, with a specialty in Venezuela and Cuba, on Al Jazeera, MSNBC, Fox News, NET-TV and i24NEWS. He has written a series of op-ed pieces for The Hill and The Daily Beast and been called on to provide expert analysis on Cuba, Venezuela and the media by universities and think tanks.
Antonio was also the main anchor at CBS4 News in Miami from 2008 to 2012 after having served as the main anchor at its sister CBS station, WBBM, in Chicago. In March 2002 he began anchoring at Chicago’s CBS 2 after working for ABC News for eight years. He was the first Hispanic to serve as a lead anchor at a network-owned station in Chicago. Antonio was also the original host of “Eye on Chicago,” CBS 2′s multiple Emmy-Award winning public affairs program.
Earlier in his broadcasting career, Antonio worked at KTTV-TV in Los Angeles from 1993 to 1994 as the original co-host of “Good Day L.A.” Before that, he served as a reporter and anchor for WTVJ in Miami (1992-93). He was also one of the original anchors for “Nightside” (1992), NBC’s national overnight newscast and from 1991 to 1992 served as one of the original announcers for ESPN’s international transmissions to Latin America
Antonio Mora Net Worth | Antonio Mora Awards
Antonio has never disclosed his estimated net worth. He has received awards for reporting, anchoring, breaking-news anchoring, interviewing and commentary. Antonio’s honors include two Peabody Awards, a national Edward R. Murrow Award, two national Emmy Awards, nine local Emmy Awards and a Silver Dome. In 1999 he was named one of the country’s “100 Most Influential Hispanics” by Hispanic Business Magazine. Antonio received honorary doctorates from Our Lady of Holy Cross College and Ursinus College.