Poncho de Anda: It's A Challenge To Look For The New Latino - New York News

Poncho de Anda: It's A Challenge To Look For The New Latino Superstar

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‘El Factor X'. The Spanish spinoff of "The X Factor" premieres next week on Mundo FOX. And it'll be hosted by Poncho De Anda, who's hosted morning shows, reality shows and many other programs both here and in Mexico.

Fun Facts About Poncho de Anda:

  • Born in Mexico City, De Anda began his communication carrier in 1996 as a Dj for Grupo Radio Centro's "Alfa 91.3 FM), one of the most successful radio stations in the region, where he eventually became a producer and host of his own shows.
  • In 2001, de Anda moved to the United States and accepted a position as the main anchor of Telemundo's "MUN2 TV" edgy entertainment show "Fuzión" (Fusion).
  • He also hosted several Telemundo special events, such as the red carpet for the Billboard Latin Music Awards, the Miss Universe Broadcast, Live Earth and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, among others.
  • As an interviewer and throughout his career, Poncho has spoken to the biggest celebrities and personalities in the entertainment industry such as Shakira, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Enrique Iglesias, Antonio Banderas, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Robert De Niro and Metallica.

(Source: Wikipedia)

‘El Factor X' premieres Monday night at 7:00pm on Mundo FOX. You can follow Poncho on Twitter: @ponchodeanda

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