Neyda Sandoval TV Journalist

Neida Sandoval (born March 20, 1961 in Minas de Oro, Comayagua, Honduras) is a journalist and television news anchor. She enjoys horseriding, having grown up in her native Honduras. She is married to an American David Cochran. She has twins; a girl and a boy, Aline Aída and Abener David, and currently lives in Miami. In 1980 Neida Sandoval started in Honduras as a TV anchor, she is well known because of the Sunday TV program: Proyecciones Militares (Military Projections). In 1987, she married an American citizen and moved to the United States. She joined KLUZ Channel 41 (an affiliate of Univision) in Alburquerque, New Mexico as reporter and news anchor in 1988. Sandoval later worked for KWEZ Channel 41, a Univision affiliate in San Antonio, Texas, again as a reporter and news anchor. In 1992 she was hired as a correspondent for Univision News and Noticias y Más (News and more) (later known as Primer Impacto - First Impact). Sandoval has reported on stories such as the Oklahoma City bombing, the Waco standoff, the death of singer Selena, and the 1993 floods in Iowa and Missouri.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 20th, 1961

Starring TV roles

1. El show de Cristina


2. ¡Despierta América!

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

April 14th, 1997 Spanish

Awards won

1999 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Instant Coverage of a News Story - Programs

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Noticiero Univision Award-Winning Work
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Salvador Castellanos
Maria Quezada
Miguel Villamizar
Patsy Loris
Sylvia Rosabel-Ley
Marilyn Strauss
Lourdes Torres

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