Journalist José “Pepe” Velazco passed away

Pepe Velazco began collaborating in the 1970s in the sports program of Radio Universidad, Córdoba Deportiva, then he went to the radio news, he also worked on the Channel 10 News. Later he worked on Radio LV2, always talking about tennis. A fan of this sport.

He had a great journalistic participation in the 1978 World Cup in our city, being more than anything a presenter.

Pepe began working at the Municipality in 1991 as Press Director until 1999 and then continued to perform different functions, many linked to the sport of tennis, working with different collaborators of Dr. Rubén Américo Martí, such as Roberto Sposetti until he retired. Finally, he was Press Director at the Córdoba Tourism Agency.

He had become a widower being the father of four women. He very dedicated to the activity of his daughters.

José “Pepe” Velazco passed away and journalism in Córdoba is in mourning.

His remains will be veiled from this afternoon at 7:00 p.m. at Casa Despontín, on Avenida General Paz 377.

Pepe Velazco with Juan Carlos Lopresti
Pepe Velazco with Juan Carlos Lopresti


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