Investigative Reporter/Editor, Open Minds Magazine
J. Antonio Huneeus has covered the UFO field from an international perspective for over 30 years. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Japan. He was also the co-author of the Laurance Rockefeller-funded “UFO Briefing Document – The Best Available Evidence” and edited the book “A Study Guide to UFOs, Psychic & Paranormal Phenomena in the USSR.” Huneeus studied French at the Sorbonne University in Paris and Journalism at the University of Chile in Santiago in the 1970s. He has lectured at dozens of UFO Conferences all over the world and been interviewed by many media outlets including The Washington Post, the Sy-Fy and History Channels, Nippon-TV, etc. He received the “Ufologist of the Year” award at the National UFO Conference in Miami Beach in 1990 and the “Courage in Journalism” award at the X-Conference in Gaithersburg, Maryland, in 2007.
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Chilean-American journalist Jose Antonio Huneeus was born in New York in 1950, the son of a Chilean diplomat and United Nations official. He studied French at the Sorbonne University in Paris in 1970, and journalism at the University of Chile in Santiago in the early 1970s. Huneeus has written extensively on Ufology and Fortean subjects for a number of magazines, newspapers and bulletins in Chile, Spain, Brazil, U.S.A., Japan, and elsewhere; covering as well space, ecological, and scientific issues as a science journalist since 1973. His weekly science column appeared in the New York City Tribune (1983-1990) and Noticias del Mundo (1986-1994). His "UFO CHRONICLE" column has appeared regularly in FATE magazine since 1993, and he has published in many ufological plublications such as UFO Universe, MUFON UFO Journal, UFO Report, and many others overseas. He is currently U.S. correspondent for the large circulation magazine Ano Cero in Spain, and regular UFO columnist for the new magazine Borderland in Japan.
Huneeus has contributed more extensive papers for several MUFON Symposia (1987-1990-1992-1996-1997), the PSI Science Institute of Japan (1991), and the Fourth European Congress in Lyon, France (1990). He edited the anthology A Study Guide to UFOs, Psychic and Paranormal Phenomena in the USSR (New York, Abelard Publications, 1991); and was one of three authors with Don Berliner and Marie Galbraith, of the Laurance Rockefeller-funded UFO Briefing Document - The Best Available Evidence, published in 1996 by the UFO Research Coalition (CUFOS, FUFOR, MUFON). Huneeus was also consultant and producer for a Laser Active disc (LD-ROM) in Japan, UFO & ET, produced for Pioneer Electronics by the Tokyo company Studio Garage.
J. Antonio Huneeus has covered the UFO field from an international perspective for over 30 years and he has been interviewed by many media outlets, including The Washington Post.
Huneeus serves as International Coordinator for the Mutual UFO Network, and is a member of several UFO and Fortean organizations. His "UFO Chronicle" lecture and slide presentation has been given at dozens of conferences in the Americas, Europe, and Japan. He received the "Ufologist of the Year" award at the National UFO Conference in Miami Beach in 1990; the 1991 annual award of the New York Fortean Society, and the "Courage in Journalism" award at the X-Conference in Gaithersburg, Maryland, in 2007. He has appeared on many national and international radio and TV programs, including Nippon-TV, Fox Encounters, the McLaughin Report on CNBC, Sabado Gigante (seen by millions of Hispanic viewers across the Americas), Globo TV network in Brazil, Sci-Fi channel in U.S.A., the Russian documentary film UFO: Top Secret, etc.