- José Enrique "Kike" Cruz
- 38:51 year(s):day(s)
- Puerto Rico (San Juan)
The longest career as a television news director is 38 years and 51 days, and was achieved by José Enrique Cruz aka "Kike" Cruz (Puerto Rico) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as of 31 December 2018.
On 10 November 1980, José Enrique Cruz was promoted to the position of director of the news department at Wapa TV (Puerto Rico) and retired at the age of 66.