|Born||Miguel F. Marquez
Santa Rosa, New Mexico
|Education||New Mexico Military Institute (in Roswell, New Mexico) (associate's degree),
University of New Mexico (B.A. political science),
Columbia University (master's in international affairs)
|Notable credit(s)||Headline News anchor,
Los Angeles-based correspondent for CNN,
Coverage of the 2011 Bahraini protests for ABC News
His earlier journalistic positions have included stints with WNBC-TV in New York City (1998–1999) and KSAZ-TV in Phoenix, Arizona (1999–2002). He then worked for a short time as an anchor at Headline News, before transferring to CNN as a Los Angeles-based correspondent in March 2003.
Raised in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, Marquez earned an associate's degree from the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of New Mexico and a master's in international affairs from Columbia University.
Marquez was attacked by Bahraini police forces while covering the 2011 Bahraini protests in Pearl square, bravely continuing with a phone call report to ABC News in New York as he was targeted: "There was a canister that looked like -- No! No! No! Hey! I'm a journalist here! I'm going! I'm going! I'm going! I'm going! ... I'm hit."
- Hernandez, Greg (January 30, 2007), "A chat w/Miguel Marquez of ABC News", Out in Hollywood, retrieved 2008-08-31
- "Bahrain Protests: ABC's Miguel Marquez Roughed Up; Marquez Hit With Billy Club, Has Camera Taken". Feb. 16, 2011.
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