About Ruben Moreno
Moreno, Rubén A. is a reporter for La Opinión, the leading Spanish newspaper in the United States. Mr. Moreno has been assigned most of the times to cover education issues, from K-12 to community colleges and universities, and currently handles the unions and economy beat, among education and Latino/community features. In addition to that, Mr. Moreno will be in charge of writing and working on the Census data to be released by the Census Bureau for a special nationwide project with La Opinión and impreMedia. He was awarded with a John Swett Award by CTA in 2008 for Media Excellence for the story “Al fin abre la escuela Roybal” and has been nominated twice for the John Swett Awards by the California Teachers Association getting two Certificate of Merits for Media Excellence in 2007 and 2009. Also, he was awarded with the Western Enterprise Reporting Fellowship by the Bill Lane Center at Stanford University and with the Social Justice Award by the Association of Raza Educators in 2008 for the commitment to reporting on the social justice struggles of students and teachers. Mr. Moreno was in charge of developing and anchoring a weekly online webcast and producing news videos for La Opinión’s website. Before La Opinión, Mr. Moreno previously worked for Univision Fresno KFTV 21 as an assistant producer. He was born in Spain, where he had several positions working over ten years for print, radio and television media. Mr. Moreno got a B.A. in Journalism at Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain, with a major in Audiovisual Communication (Radio and TV). Also got a postgraduate degree in Journalism TV from the Instituto Oficial de Radio Televisión Española (IORTV) in Madrid. He is married and has two daughters.
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