MIAMI, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Communicator, author and international lecturer Ismael Cala announced this Tuesday that he is leaving CNN en Español after five and a half years hosting the successful prime time interview show CALA, and fifteen years of affiliation with the network.
After arriving to an amicable settlement with CNN en Español, Cala explained that he will now be focusing on his career as a lecturer and inspirational author and as president of his own company, Cala Enterprises. Which was founded to have a positive impact on the lives of millions of People through self-mastery, leadership, meditation, awareness of well-being and mindfulness.
Nonetheless, he mentioned that he is already working on other TV projects in the United States and Latin America. Projects that will be produced by his production company, and will be keyed to his mission of inspiring, awakening and transforming lives.
"A magnificent cycle is closing, one in which I have learned so much. I thank CNN en Español, Cynthia Hudson, Eduardo Suarez and all of the executives for the trust they placed in me this whole time. I will be eternally grateful to my great production team. I have enjoyed the journey and the growth of the program, but now it's time to break paradigms, explore new horizons and reinvent myself. Special thanks to our viewers all over the Americas, for all the affection and kindness they have shown over time. We are working on new TV projects, and will continue with our embrace through my books, social networks and meditation challenges, as well as at events, lectures and special journeys we arrange throughout the year in various parts of the world," Cala explained.
Ismael Cala arrived at CNN en Español in 2001 through an internship in Atlanta. He then worked as an employee from Toronto, where he covered the visit of Pope John Paul II. Subsequently, he returned to Atlanta and Miami, where he served as a substitute and weekend news anchor. In 2010, he made it to prime time with CALA, which received heads of State and government officials, celebrities in music, film and literature, athletes and scores of inspiring individuals.
ABOUT ISMAEL CALA
Ismael Cala is a communicator, author and international lecturer on issues of personal development and leadership. For more than five years he was host of the prime time show CALA on CNN en Español.
He is currently considered one of the leading communicators in the Americas, and his message of social entrepreneurship, mindfulness and well-being is a touchstone for millions of followers attuned to his books, seminars, workshops and lectures. Cala has traveled to more than 25 countries and impacted the lives of thousands of people with his message.
He is the author of the bestsellers El analfabeto emocional ('The emotional illiterate') (2016), Cala y Cruz: Las dos caras de la comunicación ('Cala and Cruz: The two faces of communication'), (2016), El secreto del bambú ('The secret of bamboo') (2015), Un buen hijo de P ('A real S.O.B.') (2014), and El poder de escuchar ('The power of listening') (2013).
He writes a weekly column for more than 50 publications in Latin America and the United States.
Cala was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1969. He has a degree in Art History from Universidad de Oriente, and studied journalism and television production at York University in Toronto.
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SOURCE Cala Enterprises Corporation