Polo Sandoval Biography
Polo Sandoval is a Mexican-American journalist working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia serving as a correspondent. He has been working with the network since February 2014.
Polo Sandoval Age
Sandoval is 51 years old as of 2022. He was born on May 10, 1971, in Texas, in the United States.
Polo Sandoval Height
Sandoval stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Polo Sandoval Family
Sandoval was raised by his parents, whose names are known. His father moved to northern Mexico in the mid-80s. he used to commute with his mother on a daily basis to a Catholic school in Texas. However, his mother is a native of the U.S. and his father is a native of Lebanon.
Polo Sandoval Wife
Sandoval is married to his wife Daniella. However, there are rumors of him being gay because of not revealed his dating history. Polo has addressed his sexuality and his being gay is just a rumor.
Polo Sandoval’s Net Worth
Sandoval has an estimated net worth of between $500,000-$800,000 which he has earned through his successful career as a correspondent.
Polo Sandoval Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging from $ 50,000 – $ 80,000.
Polo Sandoval Education
Sandoval graduated from the University of Texas-Pan American in 2005 and later on enrolled at Texas Stae University-San Marcos. Where he graduated with a degree in Mass Communication and an emphasis on Electronic Media. Additionally, he won Texas Stae University’s Young Alumni Rising Star in the year 2018.
Polo Sandoval Career
Sandoval serves as a Correspondent for CNN based in New York. He anchors breaking news stories across the country for CNN and its sister networks HLN, CNNI, and CNN Espanol. While he was anchoring from CNN based in Washington D.C., Polo covered the international and national headlines for CNN’s 800 English- and Spanish-speaking affiliates.
Additionally, he worked mostly with CNN U.S. ON high-profile stories, which include the riots in Baltimore (2015), and the prison break in Dannemora, NY (2015). The other stories include being on the ground for the outbreak of deadly tornadoes across the deep south, and the tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing (2013).
Other high-profile stories include the latest escape of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman (2016). Which covered hurricanes that hit the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Houston (2017). Moreover, he returned to Rio Grande Valley his hometown in 2018 to cover the controversial immigration child separation. In 2019, Sandoval returned to South Texas to provide value on the ground context and reporting regarding the border wall as the longest-running shutdown continued in Washington, D.C.
Polo Sandoval KRGV-TV
prior to joining CNN, he was working at KRGV-TV, a local ABC affiliate in South Texas, serving as an anchor. His passion for storytelling developed s bureau chief along the Texas-Mexico border. Additionally, Polo’s assignments included drug cartels and immigration.
Other assignments included homeland security and the resulting violence on both sides of the border. The assignment took him across the country for coverage of political conventions and often into Mexico, the country he grew up in.
Furthermore, Sandoval work has been noticed by the Lone Star Emmy chapter and the Texas Associate Press Broadcasters. In addition to that, he is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and enjoys mentoring young, up-and-coming journalists. On top of that, he was awarded Texas State University’s Young Alumni Rising Star in 2018.
Polo Sandoval Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 7k followers on Instagram, over 8k followers on Facebook, and over 10k followers on his Twitter accounts.