Polo Sandoval Biography
A native of Texas, Polo Sandoval is an American journalist working as a CNN correspondent based in New York.
Prior to joining CNN, he worked at KRGV-TV, a local ABC affiliate in South Texas. He is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and enjoys mentoring young, up-and-coming journalists. In 2018, he was awarded Texas State University’s Young Alumni Rising Star.
Polo Sandoval Age
Sandoval was born on May 10 in Texas, U.S., and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. It is not yet clear how old he is.
Polo Sandoval Wife
Sandoval has not disclosed any information concerning his love life. There has been no news or rumors about his dating or any affairs he has had. He either loves to hide his personal life or is not married to date.
Polo Sandoval Ethnicity
Sandoval is of Lebanese-American ethnicity.
Polo Sandoval Education
Sandoval earned his bachelor’s degree in Electronic Media from Texas State University, with a minor in Spanish, and also attended the University of Texas-Pan American from 2003-2005.
Polo Sandoval CNN
Sandoval joined CNN from KRGV in 2014. Since 2007, he had been the Hidalgo County Border bureau chief at KRGV. Before then, he worked as an intern at KTBC, the Fox-owned station in Austin.
Some of his assignments at KRGV-TV, included immigration, homeland security, drug cartels, and the resulting violence on both sides of the border.
His joining CNN was announced by Paul Crum saying “Polo is a versatile and talented journalist, who gets to the crux of a story. His range of enterprise reporting from the field will further enhance CNN Newsource.”
Upon joining CNN he fulfilled his responsibilities that comprised of national and international affairs for CNN’s 800 English and Spanish-speaking affiliates.
Polo is known for his high-profile stories such as the outbreak of tornadoes across the Deep South, the riots in Baltimore, the latest escape of the drug lord Joaquin and much more. His good work has given him both name and fame. He has since been recognized by the Lone Star Emmy chapter and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters.
Sandoval covers a wide range of breaking news stories across the country for CNN and its sister networks CNNI, HLN, and CNN Español.
During his time at CNN Newsource in Washington, D.C., his responsibilities included daily custom coverage of national and international headlines for CNN’s 800 English- and Spanish-speaking affiliates.
Polo also worked regularly with CNN U.S. on high-profile stories, which includes being on the ground for the outbreak of deadly tornadoes across the deep south, the tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing (2013), and the riots in Baltimore (2015).
Polo Sandoval’s Salary and Net Worth
Polo’s salary is not known to the public and his net worth is still under review.