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TV Show Host, presenter and reporter

Master of Ceremonies, Event Host and Presenter
Celebrity Spokesperson
 
 
Carlos McConnie is an actor, popular TV show host, and master-of-ceremonies. Currently he is Social Media Host and Co-Host for Univision Network's widely popular reality dance competition "Mira Quien Baila". Recently, he has been making waves in Hollywood, California where he has starred in several short films slated to make the festival circuits, and has also become a regular host for various web-based entertainment programs. He has also developed his own TV show pilot episode, which has successfully been presented to numerous television networks; and is directing an original short film which is currently in post-production.


As part of his on screen career McConnie has been host and reporter for Flashazo VIP (primetime weekly entertainment newscast and variety show) on Univision Puerto Rico; has co-hosted JangueoTV, a youth-oriented entertainment spot transmitted by WAPA and WAPA América; and for over a year, McConnie became well known as the main male host for MTV Puerto Rico. Given the popularity attained in his native Puerto Rico, he has graced the covers of the country’s most important daily newspapers and magazines.

His wide spread recognition has earned him invitations to be one of the judges for the Nuestra Belleza Latina 2012 (Univisión Networks) reality show / beauty pageant, during the Puerto Rico auditions. In addition to this, he has had several successful interventions as a presenter for: Sal y Pimienta (Univision Networks), Escándalo TV (Telefutura) and Portadas (Venevision), and was even invited to participate in the Latin celebrity game show La Guerra de los Sexos (Venevisión). Stemming from the success he has had across several markets he has been selected as a spokesperson for different national advertising campaigns.


In 2010 McConnie was named the “Most Eligible Bachelor of Puerto Rico” selected by web voting amongst readers of weekly entertainment magazine TV Aquí. In 2011 Puerto Rico’s leading daily newspaper, Primera Hora, named him "The most handsome person on TV"; and TV y Novelas magazine selected him for the cover of their special edition "25 Most Beautiful Bodies". In 2012 he was selected amongst "Televisions 25 Most Beautiful Faces" by TV y Novelas Magazine, and received the most votes amongst male nominees.


At the same time McConnie has given himself to the task of using his image and power of assembly in support of several non-profit entities and social responsibility causes such as: Muscular Dystrophy Association, for whom he was the Master of Ceremonies of the B-Cool Sound Loaded 2010 and 2011 concert/event in Roberto Clemente Coliseum; co-hosting the TV-Marathon Espectacular SER with a live TV transmission from the Puerto Rico Coliseum; and McConnie has also been selected for the Guardian Angels mass media ad-campaign looking to raise awareness on the responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages.


McConnie graduated from Robinson School, one of the top high schools on the Puerto Rico. After which he completed a short stint at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa before completing both his Bachelor in Business Administration and his Master in Arts in Communications from Sacred Heart University. In his free time McConnie regularly practices volleyball and tennis, and also enjoys participating in physical outdoor activities.




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Carlos McConnie es actor, un popular conductor de programas de televisión y maestro de ceremonias. En la actualidad es Conductor de Redes Sociales y Co-Presentador de Mira Quien Baila de la cadena Univision. Recientemente, se ha destacado en Hollywood, California protagonizando distintos cortometrajes pautados a formar parte del circuito de festivales de cine. También se ha incorporado como presentador de varios programas de entretenimiento en inglés transmitidos por Internet. Además, ha desarrollado el episodio piloto de su propio programa de televisión -¡Entérate! ...con McConnie-, el cual ha sido presentado a distintas cadenas televisivas; y dirige un cortometraje original que se encuentra en la fase de postproducción.


McConnie se destacó como presentador y reportero de Flashazo VIP de Univisión Puerto Rico y “VJ” de MTV Puerto Rico, además de que se estuvo desempeñando como uno de los animadores del espacio televisivo de entretenimiento para jóvenes conocido como Jangueo TV transmitido por WAPA y WAPA América. Su popularidad lo han llevado a engalanar las portadas de los más importantes diarios y revistas puertorriqueñas.


Su desempeño le ha ganado invitaciones a formar parte del panel de comentaristas de Sal y Pimienta (Univision Networks), y del jurado de Nuestra Belleza Latina 2012 (Univision Networks) durante las audiciones en Puerto Rico. Además, intervino exitosamente como presentador invitado en Escándalo TV (Telefutura) y Portadas (Venevisión), y participó como invitado en La Guerra de los Sexos (Venevisión). El gran arraigo que ha tenido entre diversos públicos le han llevado a ser seleccionado como portavoz de distintas marcas internacionales en sus campañas publicitarias.


Para el 2010 McConnie resulto ser “El Soltero más Codiciado de Puerto Rico” de la revista TV Aquí, seleccionado mediante las votaciones de los lectores del semanario. El diario Primera Hora lo nombró como “El Mejor cuerpo de Verano 2010” y “El más guapo de nuestra televisión” en el 2011. Además estuvo en la portada de los 25 Cuerpos + Bellos de TV y Novelas, y en el 2012 fue seleccionado por esa publicación entre los 25 rostros más bellos de la televisión.


A la misma vez McConnie se ha dado a la tarea de utilizar su poder de convocatoria e imagen para apoyar causas benéficas y de responsabilidad social tales como la MDA (Muscular Distrophy Association), siendo animador del evento anual B-Cool Sound Loaded 2010 y 2011 en el Coliseo Roberto Clemente. Aparte de eso fue el presentador de teletón Espectacular SER 2010 transmitido en vivo durante cuatro horas desde el Coliseo de Puerto Rico; y fue seleccionado para formar parte de la campaña de medios titulada Ángeles Guardianes que busca concienciar acerca del consumo responsable de bebidas alcohólicas.


Nacido y criado en San Juan, Puerto Rico Carlos McConnie se graduó de Robinson High School. Luego pasó a completar con honores su bachillerato y maestría, ambos en la Universidad de Sagrado Corazón.

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