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|Born||Ángela Patricia Janiot Martinera
Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
|Education||Universidad de la Sabana|
|Years active||1992 – present|
|Spouse(s)||Miguel Yelós San Martín|
|Children||Tábatha Paulina Yelós
Tadeo Santiago Yelós
Before becoming a journalist, Janiot was a Colombian model, then she participated as Miss Santander in the Miss Colombia pageant in 1983, where she placed first runner-up and became Miss World Colombia who was the delegate of Colombia to Miss World 1984 pageant. She traveled to London and participated at the pageant, there she placed in the Top 15 semifinalists, the winner of the pageant was Astrid Carolina Herrera.
After her participation as a beauty queen she graduated with a degree in Journalism at Universidad de la Sabana in Bogotá. She joined CNN in 1992, where she hosted the Noticiero Telemundo CNN After the association with Telemundo she stayed with CNN and anchored CNN Internacional. Since CNN en Español was founded in 1997, she became its main news anchor.
She has received several journalism awards, such as the Golden Mike Award in 1990 and the Simón Bolívar Journalism Award in Colombia. She has also been nominated for the Emmy Award.
Personal life and charitable work
Janiot was born in 1963 in Bucaramanga, Santander Department to Roberto Pablo Janiot (an Argentine of French descent), a former football player who played for the Atlético Bucaramanga, and his wife Zunilda Martirena. She is married to Miguel Yelós San Martín, from Argentina, with whom she has two children, Tábatha and Tadeo, and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Janiot is president of the Colombianitos foundation, which helps children who are victims of the Colombian armed conflict.
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