Luis Botello is Director, of the International Center for Journalists Latin American Programs.
"Previously served as morning newscast producer, host and television reporter for Televisora Nacional in Panama, where he covered assignments in Colombia, the United States and Europe. He is a member of the board of directors of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin and the Latin American Journalism Center (CELAP) in Panama City, Panama. Recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in 1988 and a fellowship to Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication in 1997. B.A., Journalism and M.A. in Mass Communications, Louisiana State University." 
- Biography, International Center for Journalists, Accessed November 2006.