Bryan Llenas

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Bryan Llenas
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Llenas at the Bravo! National Awards
Born (1988-07-12) July 12, 1988 (age 31)
Education University of Miami
OccupationNational Correspondent
Employer Fox News

Bryan Llenas (born July 12, 1988) is an American television news correspondent on the Fox News Channel. He has covered both national and international stories, including mass shootings, terror attacks and natural disasters. Llenas is considered to be one of the Top 50 Latino voices to follow on Twitter. [1]

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Early life

Llenas is from Boca Raton, Florida. He attended the University of Miami and graduated in 2010. [2] with a degree in broadcast journalism and political science. There he was inducted into the Iron Arrow Honor Society, the “highest honor attained at the University of Miami,” [3] and in 2017 won the University of Miami "Communicator of the Year" Award. [4]

Journalism career

Llenas is a correspondent at Fox News. One of his first stories covered at Fox News was the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and the inauguration of Pope Francis in Rome along with the Pope's visit to the United States. [2]

He has reported on the trial of Mexican Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman in New York [5] , the Bill Cosby trial [6] , the Trump administrations family separation policy [7] , the mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas [8] , Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico [9] , President Donald Trump's transition team [10] , and the September 2016 terrorist bombings in both Manhattan and New Jersey [11] .

Personal life

Llenas has confirmed he is gay and has talked openly about working for a conservative company as a gay minority and being accepted at Fox News. [12]

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References

  1. Manriquez, Pablo; Guy, ContributorMedia (20 June 2012). "50 Top Latino Voices To Follow On Twitter". HuffPost.
  2. 1 2 "Llenas". UM School of Communication. 30 May 2014.
  3. Iron Arrow Honor Society, University of Miami. 2009.
  4. UM School of Communication, University of Miami. 2009.
  5. El Chapo Trial, Fox News. February 23, 2019.
  6. Crosby Verdict, Fox News. April 26, 2018.
  7. Family Separation, Fox News. June 23, 2018.
  8. "Officials: Texas church shooter identified as Devin Kelley". Fox News.
  9. "Hurricane Maria's death toll jumps dramatically". Fox News.
  10. "Trump transition team kicks into high gear". Fox News.
  11. "'A bomb went off in New York': Trump, Clinton respond to Manhattan explosion". Associated Press. 18 September 2016.
  12. "Ep. 14 What Happens When You Get Your "Big Break" (Bryan Llenas) from You're Not Getting Any Younger". www.stitcher.com.