Freelance international correspondent - London
- Since Feb 2012 Monica Villamizar has been working as a freelance correspondent based in London. She has reported from Afghanistan, Egypt, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay for several networks. Her documentary about Jose Alberto Mujica was featured in Univision's Sunday program Aqui y Ahora.
- CBS - Europe
- Al Jazeera English - North America
Before joining CBS, Villamizar worked for Al Jazeera English for six years. Initially, she was the Colombian correspondent, based in Bogotá, from 2006 to 2007 and was then a reporter in the United States, at the Washington, DC bureau, from 2008 to 2012.
- Caracol - Colombia
She is represented by David Bordelon of HDReps.com.
In 2006, she received a Premio Nacional de Periodismo Simón Bolívar award for the best TV feature or report, for her series of reports on South Africa's peace process broadcast November 2005 on Caracol TV.
Villamizar is Colombian, but was born in Austin, Texas, United States. Hispanic naming-practice includes the maternal surname after the paternal name and so in a Latin American context she is also known as: Villamizar Villegas.
Personal website http://www.monicavillamizar.com/
- Reel Mónica Villamizar
- TV reports by Ms Villamizar
- Photographer Daniel Montejo's diary on Ms Villamizar coverage of President Álvaro Uribe's visit to China in 2005
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