Armando Correa was named managing editor of People en Español and its website, PeopleEnEspanol.com, in December 2007. He is charged with managing the magazine’s editorial team including writers and editors in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Mexico.
Prior to being named managing editor, Correa served as the magazine’s executive editor charged with supervising the development, reporting and writing of celebrity profiles and human interest story development.
Correa joined People en Español during the magazine’s launch in 1997, as a senior writer. During his tenure, Correa has edited franchise issues such as “50 Most Beautiful,” as well as cover stories on celebrities including Luis Miguel, Shakira, Adamari Lopez, Ricky Martin and Veronica Castro to name a few.
Before joining People en Español, Correa was a staff writer at El Nuevo Herald, the Spanish-language spin-off of The Miami Herald, where he profiled personalities from Gloria Estefan to Peruvian ex President Alberto Fujimori. He began his career as a dance and theater critic at the Ministry of Culture in Cuba and entered the world of print journalism in 1988 when he was appointed the editor of Tablas, a national theater and dance magazine based out of Havana, Cuba.