Pedro Ferriz Santacruz

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Pedro Ferriz Santacruz
Born Pedro Ferriz Santacruz
March 17, 1921
Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico
Died September 3, 2013(2013-09-03) (aged 92)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Education UNAM
Occupation Journalist
Known for Radio and television presenter in Mexico.
Children Pedro Ferriz de Con
Parent(s) Pedro Ferriz Monroy
Josefina Ferriz (née Santacruz)

Pedro Ferriz Santacruz, (March 17, 1921[1] - September 3, 2013) was a veteran radio and television presenter in Mexico.

His long career includes programs such as Noticiario Nescafe, Las trece del trece and La Pregunta de los 64,000 Pesos (The $64,000 Question). One of his best-known programs is Un mundo nos vigila (A world is watching us), a radio show about the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life, which started on station XEW and was later broadcast on the Imagen Radio network until his death.

Ferriz Santacruz was a candidate for the Party of the Cardenist Front of National Reconstruction (PC) as a senator in 1991 and in 1997, the party's last election, for Head of Government of Mexico City.[2]

Pedro Ferriz Santacruz was the son of Pedro Ferriz Monroy, a railroader, and Josefina Santacruz, a school teacher, also was the father of radio and television news announcer Pedro Ferríz de Con and grandfather of announcer Pedro Ferriz Hijar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebra Pedro Ferriz Santa Cruz 90 años de vida". GrupoFórmula. March 17, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ "'Un pueblo nos vigila': alto a la sobrepoblación (Interview)". Siempre!. February 20, 1997. Retrieved 2011-04-01.