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Gabe Ramirez is a senior producer for CNN Politics and CNN Digital and has been with the network since 1999. During his tenure at CNN, Ramirez has also served as multimedia photojournalist/producer and editor. He has chronicled everything from five presidential elections to combat in Iraq to hurricanes and the rubble of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In addition he has contributed to several award-winning CNN documentaries and original digital series.
His work has taken him all over the world, including reporting extensively in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Ramirez worked for CNN's Baghdad Bureau from March 2003 through the summer of 2007 as a rotating embedded journalist. In the spring of 2015 he was named Senior Producer for CNN Digital Politics and dove head first into the 2016 Presidential Election, working with CNN National Political Reporter Maeve Reston. Post election, he continues his work with the politics team as well as producing original video for CNN Digital Labs, CNN Digital Studios and CNN VR.
Ramirez attended the University of Texas at El Paso and began his TV news career in El Paso at KVIA TV. He also worked in local TV news in Chicago and Los Angeles before starting at CNN.Ramirez is based in Los Angeles.