Ray's Open Road

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  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    United States 2008

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    Washington, DC

RAY SUAREZ

Senior Correspondent
The Newshour With Jim Lehrer

“I made a life's choice- or a set of life's choices- based on what i thought i could be good at, what i could succeed at, and what i liked.”

INTERESTS:

Politics Television

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Choices Dedication Exploration Fulfillment Planning

TAGS:

journalism, news

BIOGRAPHY:

Ray Suarez decided he wanted to be in the news business in high school. Although he didn't have a concrete plan, he had a desire to be involved with politics and journalism, while seeing the world. Ray joined The NewsHour in October 1999 as a Washington-based Senior Correspondent. According to Suarez, he had no clue he'd work in television. His advice: Plans should only be written in very erasable soft, lead pencil, or in sand.

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