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Rick Sanchez

AKA Ricardo Leon Sanchez de Reinaldo

Born: 3-Jul-1958
Birthplace: Guanabacoa, Cuba [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, TV Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Former CNN anchor

Voluntarily underwent televised electrocution with a Taser, November 2005. Abruptly fired by CNN on 1 October 2010, following a radio interview in which he implied that Jews control CNN, and that he had been passed over for promotion because he is Latino.

[1] Family emigrated to Florida, circa 1960.

Wife: Suzanne (three sons, one daughter)
Son: Ricky Jr.
Son: Robby
Son: Remmy
Daughter: Savannah

    High School: Hialeah High School, Hialeah, FL (1977)
Minnesota State University Moorhead (transferred)
    University: BA Journalism, University of Minnesota

    WSVN Miami Weekend Anchor (1982)
    Driving While Intoxicated struck a pedestrian who later died, Miami, FL (10-Dec-1990), no contest
    Cuban Ancestry

    CNN Anchor, Correspondent (2004-10)
    MSNBC Anchor (2001-03)

Official Website:

Author of books:
Conventional Idiocy: Why the New America is Sick of Old Politics (2010, non-fiction)

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