Born in Mexico and educated abroad- Armando studied in Quebec, Canada and later received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of San Francisco, he also did post graduate studies in marketing at the same University. However he found his true passion in television journalism.
Armando has created a strong name and presence for himself in Washington DC. For two decades he has covered the White House and the US Congress. He has become one of the most respected and recognized faces of Spanish language journalism and of Latino television in the United States and in Latin America.
Since the mid 1980’s he has being the lead correspondent reporting on every single major story from Washington DC, first with KSBW NBC, and later with Univision, TV Azteca, and Azteca America.
His extensive experience as a political journalist has led him to interview the last five US presidents and vice presidents, as well as many heads of state such as Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Lech Walesa, Nelson Mandela, Yasser Arafat, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and countless Latin American Presidents.
He has covering events in more than 40 countries. During ten years as senior anchor and producer of “Temas y Debates” a weekly political news program similar in format to “Meet the Press” at Univision network. In 2003, Armando was anchor of the network’s morning news Hechos AM from Mexico City. In 2004 he returned to Washington DC where he has been bureau chief for two television networks TV Azteca and Azteca America. He has been producer and anchor “Issues; Caras Y Voces” since 2007. He has won many awards and recognitions in United States and Mexico.