Omar Ramos - Univision

Omar Ramos may be the busiest guy in Chicago, so we’re delighted that he was willing to join us to represent Univision to help us in the fight against breast cancer this year.  Omar boasts eight years of on-air experience at Univision Radio Chicago, including five years of play-by-play experience covering the Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and the Chicago Blackhawks. 

So this is what we mean by busy – he’s on Univision Radio Chicago, works on Spanish Rhythmic Latino Mix 103.1 FM / 93.5 FM ( Traffic Drive) and weekends on LA QUE BUENA 105.1 FM Mexican Regional station.  He has received many industry acoolades for his work  Omar nominated for a Marconi Award in 2009 and serves as the official ambassador in Chicago for Xfinity /Comcast Hispanic Market.

Omar is originally from the central California farmlands where he studied communications at MJC and FSU California.  Now, Omar resides in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood and has a daughter, Eliani Belen, who is 10 years of age.

"I won’t lie and say I’m not nervous about dancing in front of others, but I am excited to participate in such a distinguished event that helps in the battle versus Cancer. Cancer is something that has affected at a personal level , it took the lives of two of my aunts ( Maria, Bertha) my grandmother Maria, and some children that I met when I visited St. Jude’s research hospital. I have made in a priority in my life to collaborate in any way to help eradicate this disease."

We are delighted tehat Omar is bringing his talent, energy and passion to our ballroom and inspired that he is willing to take on his nerves in the memory of so many people who matter to him, so that others won't have to face this terrible disease some day in the future.

If you would like to buy tickets to come and cheer Omar on in person, please click here.
If you would like to make a donation in his honor and help him win the MVP trophy, please click here.
Remember, all tickets purchased and donations made in his name will "count" toward the MVP totals so make sure to choose his name from the pull down menu when you get to the order form for tickets.
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