Venezuelan journalist and politician who is best recognized for his work as news director of Globovision. He is also known for his written journalism work with both El Nacional and El Mundo.
He started his career as a politician and after serving on the Constituent Assembly of Venezuela, he started working as President for Venezolana de Television in 2003.
He was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for La Causa Radical in 1993 during the Venezuelan General Election.
He is the son of Cruz Villegas who was a union communist forced into exile in the Amazon jungle. He is also the brother of fellow journalist Ernesto Villegas.
He shared a photo with Venezuelan actress and activist Maria Riva to his Instagram in September of 2019.