Edgar Zuniga

Edgar Zuniga
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Board Member

Edgar grew up in Salt Lake City and is a two-time Emmy-Award winning freelance journalist. He just moved back home to Utah after more than a decade. Edgar worked for NBCUniversal for 11 years; five years at NBC News and six years at Telemundo, most recently as Telemundo Network’s New York Senior Producer. Edgar has recently reported for Argentina’s #1 news channel C5N and Informativos Teleantillas, a major news outlet in the Dominican Republic. He has been quoted and interviewed by more than a dozen Latin American outlets providing analysis on the U.S. presidential election. Born in New York City to Colombian immigrant parents, Edgar first moved to Utah at age twelve. He attended Glendale and Bryant middle schools, West High School and graduated from the University of Utah in 2009. He began his journalism career as a writer for “The Daily Utah Chronicle” and as an intern at KSL-TV. Edgar is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and a recipient of the prestigious RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellowship in 2017. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French; proficient in Italian and German. In his spare time, he loves to sing and play the piano.