Jaime Maussan

Advisor - Mexico

Jaime Maussan studied journalism at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Miami University in Ohio, United States.

Since 1970 he has had a distinguished career in journalism as a reporter, producer and director, incluidng El Sol de México (Mexico’s Sun), Diario “La Afición” (Diary “The Hobby”), 24 Horas (24 Hours), W Radio, XEX Radio and Televisa, among others.

Mr. Maussan was a highlighted Televisa correspondent in the United States and general Information reporter for Domingo a Domingo (Sunday to Sunday) with Jacobo Zabludovsky and general coordinator and director of sixty stories for this program.

Jaime Maussan’s most known and rewarded programs is 60 Minutos (60 Minutes) where he does done research on environmental and social reporting.  It was the series of reports “Génesis y Apocalipsis” (“Genesis and Apocalypse”), Mexico and the world by the year 2000, which won over 14 awards around the world.  These included the UN World Institute Award granted from a selection of more than 7,000 investigaive reports and delivered at the Mike Mansfield Room of the Capitol in Washington D.C., the Gustavo Alatriste Award for the production of “Los Niños Drogadictos” (“Children addicts”) in 1993  presented at the Festival de Cannes, France, the Ondas Award in Barcelona, Spain for “Monarca, Reina de las Mariposas” (“Monarch Butterfly Queen”) and the Banff Award in Canada in 1979 and 1980, respectively, among others.