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Karla Villegas Gama

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Mexico
Editor-in-Chief, FOX Deportes — Fox Sports
Covers:  international football, world soccer, soccer, women's golf, golf, sports, lpga, pga

Sports Journalist. @FOXDeportes Editor-in-Chief. @TheBuzzeronFOX producer/writer (Spanish). @PromaxBDA Awards gold winner & @LPGA Global Media Awards finalist.

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Biography

Karla published her first story in Mexican newspaper El Financiero while studying the B.A. in Communications (2006).

She wrote for CNNMéxico, CNN en Español and CNN International from 2010 to 2015.

In that period, she published over 250 stories, one of them nominated for the LPGA Global Media Awa...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote golf for El Financiero sports section, a Mexican newspaper.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

"IK. Kim wants to give back!" It discussed why she wanted to help people in need. The story made it to the final of the LPGA Media Awards.

Awards

PROMAX Awards (Gold Winner)

2017 - Social Media Series or Live Digital Video Content
Video series produced specifically for/released exclusively on a social media platform such as Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Can include pre-produced and/or live video content.

LPGA Global Media Awards (Finalist)

2011 - LPGA and Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA)
Given to a journalist who portrays the lifestyle, personality and character of an LPGA player.