Jean Philippe Cretton
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Jean Philippe Cretton
Jean Philippe Cretton
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Cretton in 2017
Jean Philippe Cretton Vásquez

(1985-01-21)21 January 1985
Alma materAndrés Bello National University
OccupationTelevision presenter, journalist, and musician
Years active2007–present

Jean Philippe Cretton Vásquez (b. Victoria, 21 January 1985) is a Chilean television presenter and journalist. He was the co-hoster of Televisión Nacional de Chiles program Calle 7 until 31 August 2010, and main hoster beginning on 26 October of that year and until 2013.


Cretton Vásquez was born in 1985 where he spent most of his childhood. Years later, because of his father's work, he moved to Santiago de Chile, and began his studies there. Although he wanted to study music, he ended up studying journalism at Andrés Bello National University.[1]

In February 2009, he joined Calle 7 in Televisión Nacional de Chile, with contests for the audience and also as the hoster of the online version, Calle 7 Online;[2] He soon became the co-hoster of the programme, holding the position for a year, until 31 August 2010, when he decided to retire for personal reasons. However, he returned as the main host of the program on 26 October of that year.

After the 2010 Chilean earthquake, Cretton worked in Televisión Nacional de Chile's special programme Fuerza Chile, as a journalist in-scene in the regions of Maule and Bío Bío.

He hosted an online show called Sería todo with journalist Nicolás Opazo. In September 2010, he began hosting Abre los ojos. He was awarded the TV Grama award for "Best Young Hoster" in 2010. He signed a three-year contract with Televisión Nacional de Chile that same year.[3]

In January 2013, he signed a contract for two years to work at La Red, conducting Mentiras verdaderas.[4]

In radio, Cretton leads Radar 18-20 hrs in Rock and Pop from August 2013.

TV work

Year Programme Role Channel
2007-2008 C.Q.C Journalist Mega
2009-2013 Calle 7 Contest hoster (2009) /
Dual hoster (2009) / Co-hoster (2009-2010) /
Main hoster (2010-2013)
2010 Abre los Ojos Panelist TVN
2012 El mejor de Chile Backstage hoster TVN
2013 Mentiras verdaderas[5] Hoster La Red
Así somos Panelist La Red
Mañaneros Panelist La Red

Musical career

Cretton was a member of a band called Siberia, with which he recorded two studio albums as the vocalist, songwriter and guitarist.[6] He is currently part of Crettinos, an electronic pop-rock duo, with Claudio Carrizo.


  1. ^ Andrés Bello noticias "Periodistas con Capacidad de Análisis y Dominio de la Tecnología"
  2. ^ Terra "Jean Philippe Cretton: La nueva apuesta joven de TVN - retrieved September 2006]
  3. ^ La Tercera "TVN apuesta por Jean Philippe Cretton y lo contrata por tres años" - actualizado noviembre de 2010
  4. ^ Jean Philippe de Calle 7 reemplazará a Eduardo Fuentes en Mentiras verdaderas
  5. ^ Alzate, Catalina (25 January 2013). "Jean Philippe Cretton firma con La Red y Fuentes alista su salida". La Tercera. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ Portal Radio Orgullo Nacional "Siberia"[permanent dead link]

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