Patricia Poleo Miami, FL--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--October 3, 2006--Mega TV Channel 22 announced today the appointment of Venezuelan journalist, Patricia Poleo, to senior consultant for Mega TV's primetime public affairs show "Polos Opuestos," airing Monday through Friday at 8:00 p.m.
Renowned within Latin American journalism circles, Poleo
will bring her
journalistic expertise and experience to the "Polos Opuestos" team and provide content and insight on an array of different topics. Patricia Poleo has always been a strong defender and supporter of the free press, and as editor of her father's newspaper in Caracas, "El Nuevo Pais", Poleo reported on the many abuses by Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela.
This investigation awarded Ms. Poleo
the coveted "Rey de España Journalism Award", the highest honor given to a Latin American journalist.
left Venezuela as her
articles continued to criticize the Chavez government.
...Patricia Poleo remains true to this day noting, "I am a journalist who will not be silenced," she has said.She
fled Venezuela in a raft last year arriving in Curacao, the Netherland Antilles after an arduous and dangerous 9-hour trip.She
has in fact become the "first Venezuelan rafter" in history.She
took flight to the United States and now resides in Miami. Her
peers and the community respect Patricia Poleo
knowledge, political perspective, and integrity.She's
is a great addition to MEGA TV and "Polos Opuestos" team.