Jorge Berry was a renowned Mexican journalist who had a long and distinguished career in the field of news and sports. He passed away on July 13, 2023, at the age of 67, after being diagnosed with brain death. He was hospitalized in Puerto Vallarta, where he lived for the last years of his life.
His death was confirmed by his family and friends, who expressed their condolences and admiration for his work. Berry’s death came as a shock to the Mexican journalism community, which remembered him as a professional, ethical, and talented reporter. He was also praised for his human qualities, such as his kindness, generosity, and friendship.
Jorge Berry was born in 1956 in Mexico City. He studied communication at the Universidad Iberoamericana and later obtained a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York. He has been passionate about sports since he was a child, especially soccer and American football.
Jorge Berry Career
Jorge Berry began his career as a reporter for Televisa in 1976. He joined the sports department of the 24-hour news show led by Jacobo Zabludovsky, where he covered national and international events. He also narrated several Super Bowls, earning him a white gold ring that made him the only Mexican journalist to receive this distinction.
In 1997, he left Televisa and joined El Financiero, a daily newspaper focused on economics and politics. He became the editor-in-chief of the paper and also hosted a radio show called Enfoque Financiero. He also collaborated with other media outlets, such as Reforma, Milenio, and W Radio.
In 2006, he moved to Puerto Vallarta, where he founded and directed Vallarta Opina, a local newspaper that covered social, cultural, and environmental issues. He also had a column called La Mirada de Jorge Berry, where he shared his opinions and analysis on various topics.
Berry was known for his journalistic rigor and his ability to report on complex and sensitive issues. He covered historical events, such as the funeral of Princess Diana in London in 1997, the visits of Pope John Paul II to Cuba in 1998 and Mexico in 1999, and the 9/11 attacks in New York in 2001. He also interviewed prominent figures, such as former presidents Carlos Salinas de Gortari and Vicente Fox.
Jorge Berry Biography
|Real Name||Jorge Berry|
|Died Date||12 July 2023|
|Birth Place||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 85 kg – in Pounds – 187 lbs|
|Who is his wife?||Lolita Ayala (m. 1976–1977)|
Ayala and Berry got married in the 70s, however, Lolita confessed that she got married without being in love. Lolita told him before they got married that, she wasn’t in love with him. It’s better they shouldn’t get married because they aren’t in love. In reply, Jorge said, ‘It doesn’t matter, it doesn’t matter if in a year you’re not in love with me, I’ll give you a divorce like this, quickie’”. Lolita agreed and got married, but she didn’t fall in love with him and they divorced after 10 months.
Jorge Berry had a Twitter account (@jorgeberry), where he had more than 200 thousand followers. He used this platform to share his views on current affairs, sports, culture, and personal matters. He also interacted with his fans and colleagues through this medium.
Jorge Berry Net worth
Jorge Berry’s net worth is not publicly known. However, he earned a substantial income from his long and successful career as a journalist for various media outlets. He also owned a production company called JB Producciones SA de CV.