Carmen Dominicci

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Dominicci and the second or maternal family name is Ramos.
Carmen Dominicci
Born Carmen Lourdes Dominicci Ramos
(1966-07-15) July 15, 1966 (age 50)
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Occupation Journalist, TV Anchor

Carmen Lourdes Dominicci Ramos[1] is a Puerto Rican news anchor, television reporter and PSA representative.

Early years and education[edit]

Carmen Lourdes Dominicci was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on July 15, 1966. She attended locals schools and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Universidad del Sagrado Corazon with a degree in Journalism and Social Communication.

Career[edit]

Dominicci Ramos began appearing in television commercials and beauty pageants in Puerto Rico during the late 1980s. She represented Puerto Rico in modeling competitions in the United States and Europe. Later she began acting in theater TV comedies and in mini-series (which is a term used to describe shorter, three-four chapter versions of telenovelas), making her into a household name in Puerto Rico. She left modeling and acting to study journalism. She married Puerto Rican actor Osvaldo Rios and had a son, Guiliano Rios Dominicci.

In the 1990s, Carmen Dominicci was active as a news reporter and began appearing in TV news shows in Tele-Once and became news anchorwoman for WAPA-TV. In 1998, she signed a contract with Telemundo 47 as news anchorwoman and worked in New York City for four years covering events such as 9/11.[2] In 2002, Dominicci joined Univision's news show Primer Impacto and for three years anchored and reported events such as pope's John Paul II death. On October 17, 2005, Carmen Dominicci and Rolando Nichols anchored the primetime news and information program "TeleFutura en Vivo y en Directo" (TeleFutura Live and Direct) launched by Telefutura Network.[3] In 2006, Carmen Dominicci returned to Univisión as correspondent and anchor and did investigative reporting for "Aquí y Ahora" (Here and Now). She met fellow anchor Fernando Del Rincón and the two would later marry and then divorce amidst a bitter set of circumstances. In the summer of 2008, Dominicci hosted the original Galavisión production of "Misión: Reportar" (a talent search program), which aired Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9pm to 10pm EST.[4] On December 14, 2009, Carmen Dominicci returned to Telemundo and joined its news team. On May 11, 2010, at the 20th anniversary of the Latino Commission in its annual gala "Cielo Latino" and in the company of Hollywood and Broadway stars including Miss Universe 2008 and 2009, NBC/Telemundo anchor woman Carmen Dominicci was installed as International Ambassador of the Latino Commission on AIDS[5]

Awards[edit]

During her career as a reporter, Dominicci won numerous awards, including three Emmy regional, a Paoli and an Ace award.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography for Carmen Dominicci" as retrieved December 5, 2007
  2. ^ Campaign for the prevention of HIV/AIDS
  3. ^ [1] Business Publications: "TeleFutura en Vivo y Directo" Only Primetime News and Information on U. S. Spanish Language Broadcast TV
  4. ^ [2] Press Release Univision Communications Inc., p. 19.
  5. ^ For a Good Cause: Cielo Latino Raises Funds for the Commission. Annie Mulgrew. Dímelo. (New York, New York) July–September 2010. page 1. Accessed 17 May 2016.

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