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Name  Yamid Amat
Role  Journalist
Children  Yamid Amat Serna

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José Yamid Amat Ruiz is a Colombian journalist.


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His basic education took place at Colegio Salesiano in Tunja. He studied at the Airlie Institute in Virginia, United States. His journalistic debut was at Emisora Monserrate in the 1960s. He would later join Radiosucesos newscast on RCN Radio, and the T. V. Sucesos newscast on television. He directed El Bogotano newspaper —where he was responsible for its infamous main headline published in the 2 January 1974 issue reading Maremoto en Bolivia ("Seaquake in Bolivia")—, worked for EFE news agency and was in charge of a column in El Espacio.

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In the 1980s he directed Contrapunto T. V., a current affairs television show, and join Caracol Radio, becoming its news director until 1990. While at Caracol Radio, he hosted morning news show 6 A. M. — 9 A. M. (known as 6 AM Hoy por Hoy since Caracol Radio was acquired by PRISA). In the late 1980s he presented and directed Caracol TV's Reportajes Caracol, as well as Los derechos de la gente, produced by Coestrellas.

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In 1991 he co-founded the CM& newscast, broadcast on weeknights on Canal Uno. He was his director until 1998 and then again since 2002. Amat also created RadioNet, a 24-hour news radio network, which would be later absorbed by Caracol Radio. Meanwhile, he directed Caracol Noticias. Besides his work at CM&, he keeps a weekly column in El Tiempo newspaper.

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  • Order from the Colombian Congress in the grade of Knight's Cross
  • Four times winner of the Journalism Award granted by the CPB (Círculo de Periodistas de Bogotá)
  • Nine times winner of the Premio Nacional de Periodismo Simón Bolívar
  • UNICEF award for his contributions to the Vaccination campaigns in Colombia
  • See also

  • Julio Sánchez Cristo
  • References

    Yamid Amat Wikipedia