Victor Oquendo

Victor Oquendo – ABC News Correspondent


Victor Oquendo is an American news journalist currently working as a news correspondent for ABC News based in Miami since 2017.

He was born on March 18, 1987, in the USA. Victor is the son of Teresa Rodrguez, an award-winning broadcaster. Julian, his younger brother, is his only sibling. Tony Oquendo, his father, was a Univision executive. In 2008, he died of a heart attack. Oquendo graduated from the University of Miami in 2009 with a (B.A.) in Broadcast Journalism.

He interned at CBS News Early Show in the summer of 2008. The next summer, in 2009, he worked as an intern at CBS News. He began working as a sports anchor for WPLG in January 2010.

Oquendo covered all of South Florida’s professional and college teams, including the Miami Heat throughout LeBron James’ career, which included trips to the NBA Finals in 2010, 2011, and 2013. Oquendo also interviewed Anderson’s estranged mother for a feature report on Miami Heat forward Chris Anderson.

He served as a News Anchor at WPLG from 2014 until 2017. Oquendo visited Cuba multiple times to report on the warming of ties between the United States and Cuba, as well as Pope Francis’s September 2015 visit to the island country.

Hurricane Mathew wrecked damage on the East Coast, and Oquendo chronicled it. Oquendo also hosted the station’s weekday evening newscasts from its Pembroke Park location.

ABC News president James Goldston stated in announcing his hiring, “Victor is well-versed in Miami and the surrounding area. I’m looking forward to Victor contributing his enormous abilities and actual depth of expertise to our reporting.”

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