Frances Félix joined CBS PR and One Caribbean News in November 2021.
Frances was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In her early years she studied in the University of PR High School (UHS) where she developed her communication skills. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Sacred Heart, Santurce PR. She was part of a college association “Communications Leaders”, and an active student leader moderating student council debates and others. During her college years she was an Investigative News Reporter intern for a local radio station.
Her career in broadcasting began in 2015 as a TV- Host & Reporter in the local TV station WAPA TV. Between 2016 and 2021, she worked for TV stations like Telemundo PR, WAPA 2 and MEGA TV and for Radio Stations like SBS and Uno Radio Group. As a reporter she has made exclusive interviews to Puerto Rico’s ex-governors, members of Senate, legislators, Puerto Rican baseball players like Yadier Molina, Javier Báez , the former boxing champ Félix “Tito” Trinidad, Miss Universe 2001 & 2006 and artists like Daddy Yankee, J- Balvin, among others.
She covered President Biden’s visit to the island for recovery efforts after hurricane Fiona. She reported the massive protests against the island government and the federal arrest of PR ex-governor Wanda Vázquez. Frances interviewed figures such as CBS News Lead National Correspondent David Begnaud and 2021 Kennedy Honor Recipient bass player Justino Díaz and covered historic events including the San Juan Regatta 500 and honoring 500 years of the founding of the capital city.
One of her objectives involves covering all types of news: breaking news, politics, educational, health, financial, environmental issues and community claims so the audience has an all-around insight of what happens on the island. She is passionate about human interest stories of citizens doing good deeds for their communities. As stated, when she joined the team, Frances said ” Happy and grateful with God for this wonderful opportunity. This opportunity represents a new step in my communications and journalism career. Ready to give my best!”.
She’s a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Her goal is to study law, but at the moment she is finalizing a master’s degree on Integrated Communications and Public Relations.Meet the Team