Carlos Loret de Mola

Carlos Loret de Mola Alvarez, was born in Mérida Yucatán, Mexico, studied Economy in the ITAM. He began his journalistic career as a reporter since high school. He was head of the morning First News for 12 years. He currently leads the news, interviews and analysis program in Wake up with Loret. Since 2008, he writes the column Reporter Stories in the newspaper El Universal and several other newspapers in the country. On the radio, he hosts the program “The way things are” on W Radio.

He has also been a war correspondent and done special coverage such as The Arab Spring, the revolution in Libya, the war in Afghanistan, the tsunamis of Indonesia and Japan, the famine in the Horn of Africa, the earthquake in Haiti and the current crisis in Syria. He wrote the book The Business. The Economy of Mexico Trapped by Drug Trafficking. (Grijalbo, 2011).

In Dialogue with Navigator (AP editorial 2014), he shares pages with the Nobel Prize for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa. He co-directed the documentary De Panzazo about the lack of quality education in Mexico. He has received the National Journalism Award several times.

He was included in the Young Global Leaders list of the World Economic Forum. In 2017 he won the International Prize for Journalism King of Spain, the most prestigious in Latin America, for the report “Exodus”.