Ilia Calderón is co-anchor of Univision’s weeknight late evening newscast, "Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna.”
Prior to this, the Emmy® Award-winning journalist co-anchored Univision’s “Primer Impacto” (First Impact), Hispanic America’s No. 1 daily newsmagazine and co-anchored the weekend edition, “Primer Impacto Fin de Semana.” Before joining Univision, she co-hosted the weekday morning program “Cada Día con María Antonieta Collins” (Every Day with María Antonieta Collins). Previously, she co-anchored Telemundo’s weekend national newscast where she covered such major events as the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the invasion of Afghanistan, the Iraq war, the capture of Saddam Hussein, and the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina. She was also news anchor for the international cable network Telemundo Internacional. Calderón has interviewed numerous prominent politicians and celebrities, among them former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe, and world-famous singer/songwriter Shakira.
A native of Colombia, Calderon began her career in 1994 anchoring a local newscast in Colombia’s second largest city, Medellín.