Paola Ramos is an American journalist. Ramos is a correspondent for Vice and is a contributor to Telemundo and MSNBC. Ramos' work focuses primarily around Latinx issues. Ramos has been featured, and has served as a subject matter expert, in Latina, Popsugar, Bustle, Vice, Los Angeles Blade, South Kern Sol, HIV Plus Magazine, and on KCRW.
Early life and education
Paola Ramos was born in Miami, Florida in the United States. She grew up in Spain. Her mother is Cuban and her father is Mexican-American journalist Jorge Ramos. Ramos attended Barnard College and earned her master's degree from Harvard University.
Ramos served in the Obama administration, including working for both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, and served as Deputy Director of Hispanic Media for the Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign. In 2019, Ramos became a correspondent for Vice's documentary series, Vice, and Vice News Tonight. She is the prior host to Vice's docuseries Latin-X. For her work at Vice, she was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for her piece "The Latinx Drag Queens Spearheading HIV Activism on the Border". That same year, Ramos keynoted George Washington University's LatinX Heritage Celebration. She currently serves as an on-air contributor to Telemundo and MSNBC and also serves as speaker for Lesbians Who Tech + Allies.