Rebeka Smyth is a national correspondent for Telemundo News with over 10 years of journalism experience. Previously, Smyth worked as a journalist in Mexico City and in 2015, she moved to the United States to anchor the Telemundo Arizona Star News.
After having led the news program to its number one position in the local market, she moved to New York City to serve as the correspondent for national news. Most recently, she moved to Miami to continue her duties for Telemundo as the National News Correspondent.
Throughout her career, she has covered stories of national and international interest such as, the presidential elections in the United States, the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the visit of the Pope in Mexico, terrorist attacks in the US, the 2017 earthquake in Mexico and the trial against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman among others.
Smyth is of Anglo-Mexican origin. She studied journalism in Mexico and photo journalism in the United Kingdom. Thanks to her piece “Abuse of Immigrant Rights on their Passage through Mexico” she was awarded an Emmy in 2016.