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Patricia Janiot
Patricia Janiot

Patricia Janiot

CNN en Espanol

Atlanta, GA USA

"When you lose interest in what you do, you're losing a big ingredient in being happy."

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Patricia's work combines: Journalism, Television, and Communicating / Sharing Stories

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Day In The Life

News Anchor

I'm a journalist, news presenter on CNN en Español, and former beauty queen and model.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree


    University of La Sabana, Colombia

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Mass Communication/Media Studies

    University of La Sabana, Colombia

  • Graduate Degree

    Broadcast Journalism

    Colegio Superior de Telecomunicaciones, Colombia

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    She completed her undergraduate studies with a degree in interior design.

  • 2.

    Although she still loves using her interior design skills in her personal life, she found that as a career, it just wasn't fulfilling.

  • 3.

    Her father told her interior design was a lazy profession, and she admits that she did crave more of a challenge.

  • 4.

    She started exploring international journalism; says it caught her attention because she was from a multicultural family.

  • 5.

    Decided to enroll in a journalism degree at the University of La Sabana in Bogotá, Colombia.

  • 6.

    Says the best thing to do when trying to find your road is to talk to as many people as you can and ask a lot of questions.

  • 7.

    Advises road-trippers to find something that "makes adrenaline run through [their] bodies."

  • 8.

    Says passion and enthusiasm are two key elements to being happy within your career.