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Univision Chicago promotes Pérez to weekend anchor Francisco Cortés, accused of sexual harassment, sues Fox for $48M for fraud and defamation Fusion relaunches website rebranded as Splinter Univision promotes O’Connor to Chief Revenue Officer Telemundo wins best newscasts; fired Estrella TV anchor Karla Amezola wins at LA Emmys
 
Univision Chicago promotes Pérez to weekend anchor

Univision Chicago promotes Pérez to weekend anchor

Reporter Natalie Pérez is moving to the weekend anchor desk at Univision Chicago, starting this Saturday, July 29. She’ll be a solo anchor for the 5 and 10 pm newscasts, joining meteorologist Ligia Granados and Héctor Lozano and Omar Ramos in sports. She replaces Enrique Rodríguez, who left weekends to co-anchor “Edición Digital: Chicago” midday […]

Francisco Cortés, accused of sexual harassment, sues Fox for $48M for fraud and defamation

Francisco Cortés, accused of sexual harassment, sues Fox for $48M for fraud and defamation

Four months after reports surfaced that Fox News contributor Tamara N. Holder settled a sexual harassment complaint against Fox News Latino VP Francisco Cortés for $2.5 million, the former company executive is firing back with a multi-million dollar lawsuit of his own. Cortés, who ran Fox News Latino until it was shut down in December […]

Fusion relaunches website rebranded as Splinter

Fusion relaunches website rebranded as Splinter

As of today, the Fusion website, originally launched as a content portal and the digital extension of a Univision English-language cable channel, has a new name: Splinter. The relaunched digital publication went live today. In a welcome message titled “What the Hell Is Splinter?”, Editor-in-Chief Dodai Stewart explains the site “offers a sharp point of […]

Univision promotes O’Connor to Chief Revenue Officer

Univision promotes O’Connor to Chief Revenue Officer

Univision has promoted Tonia O’Connor to the newly-created role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), effective immediately. She’ll continue to report to Randy Falco, President and CEO and remain based in New York. In her new role as CRO, O’Connor will consolidate oversight of all of the company’s revenue streams under one content monetization strategy. She’ll […]

Telemundo wins best newscasts; fired Estrella TV anchor Karla Amezola wins at LA Emmys

Telemundo wins best newscasts; fired Estrella TV anchor Karla Amezola wins at LA Emmys

Telemundo’s KVEA 52 took home top honors at the 69th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, winning best morning and afternoon newscasts. The station received 8 Emmys – the second highest number of awards of the night, behind public television’s KCET, which picked up 10 – and ahead of NBC, ABC and CBS. Univision’s KMEX 34 […]

Univision Chicago promotes Pérez to weekend anchor

Univision Chicago promotes Pérez to weekend anchor

26 July 2017

Reporter Natalie Pérez is moving to the weekend anchor desk at Univision Chicago, starting this Saturday, July 29. She’ll be a solo anchor for the 5 and 10 pm newscasts, joining meteorologist Ligia Granados and Héctor Lozano and Omar Ramos in sports. She replaces Enrique Rodríguez, who left weekends to co-anchor “Edición Digital: Chicago” midday […]

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Francisco Cortés, accused of sexual harassment, sues Fox for $48M for fraud and defamation

Francisco Cortés, accused of sexual harassment, sues Fox for $48M for fraud and defamation

25 July 2017

Four months after reports surfaced that Fox News contributor Tamara N. Holder settled a sexual harassment complaint against Fox News Latino VP Francisco Cortés for $2.5 million, the former company executive is firing back with a multi-million dollar lawsuit of his own. Cortés, who ran Fox News Latino until it was shut down in December […]

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Fusion relaunches website rebranded as Splinter

Fusion relaunches website rebranded as Splinter

24 July 2017

As of today, the Fusion website, originally launched as a content portal and the digital extension of a Univision English-language cable channel, has a new name: Splinter. The relaunched digital publication went live today. In a welcome message titled “What the Hell Is Splinter?”, Editor-in-Chief Dodai Stewart explains the site “offers a sharp point of […]

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Univision promotes O’Connor to Chief Revenue Officer

Univision promotes O’Connor to Chief Revenue Officer

24 July 2017

Univision has promoted Tonia O’Connor to the newly-created role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), effective immediately. She’ll continue to report to Randy Falco, President and CEO and remain based in New York. In her new role as CRO, O’Connor will consolidate oversight of all of the company’s revenue streams under one content monetization strategy. She’ll […]

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Telemundo wins best newscasts; fired Estrella TV anchor Karla Amezola wins at LA Emmys

Telemundo wins best newscasts; fired Estrella TV anchor Karla Amezola wins at LA Emmys

23 July 2017

Telemundo’s KVEA 52 took home top honors at the 69th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, winning best morning and afternoon newscasts. The station received 8 Emmys – the second highest number of awards of the night, behind public television’s KCET, which picked up 10 – and ahead of NBC, ABC and CBS. Univision’s KMEX 34 […]

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Salazar leaves KSTS for Assistant News Director role at KVEA

Salazar leaves KSTS for Assistant News Director role at KVEA

21 July 2017

Today is Sandra Salazar’s last day as Managing Editor at KSTS Telemundo 48 in San Jose. She’s moving to Los Angeles, where she’ll be promoted to Assistant News Director at KVEA – the position left vacant in April by Rossyris Silva, who is now VP of News at KSTS and her current boss. She starts […]

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NBC News launches Snapchat news show co-hosted by Gadi Schwartz

NBC News launches Snapchat news show co-hosted by Gadi Schwartz

20 July 2017

Guatemalan-born NBC News correspondent Gadi Schwartz has been tapped to co-host “Stay Tuned” – the network’s first daily news show on Snapchat. The twice-daily news show, which will cover national and international news, politics and pop culture, launched yesterday morning. NBC picked two millennials to front the Snapchat newscasts. Savannah Sellers, a correspondent for MSNBC, […]

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Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX

Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX

20 July 2017

Marialcy Carreño, currently Executive Producer at Telemundo’s KSTS 48 in San Jose, is being promoted to Assistant News Director at sister station KXTX 39 in Dallas. Her last day at the Bay Area station is August 25. She starts at Telemundo Dallas on September 4. She replaces Alfredo Sánchez, who left the station to become […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in June of 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes and also do freelance work as writer, reporter and producer.
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