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Del Rincón out at CNN en Español MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations Sánchez promoted at KNTV Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando
 
Del Rincón out at CNN en Español

Del Rincón out at CNN en Español

MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

Sánchez promoted at KNTV

Sánchez promoted at KNTV

Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

Del Rincón out at CNN en Español

Del Rincón out at CNN en Español

18 September 2014

Fernando del Rincón has ended his run with CNN en Español. The anchor, who joined the Atlanta-based network in October of 2010, was unable to renegotiate his contract. According to a source, Del Rincón, host of the Spanish-language network’s 10 pm “Conclusiones,” stormed out of the newsroom yesterday before his show went on the air, […]

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MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

18 September 2014

Newcomer MundoFox, which has struggled with distribution since its debut in August of 2012, has made a major breakthrough. Effective immediately, the Spanish-language broadcast network is now available to Time Warner Cable digital subscribers in the New York metro area on channels 807 and 1229. Carriage on TWC is essential to increase the audience and […]

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Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

18 September 2014

The Telemundo Station Group is expanding its local news programming and will hire 30 new employees to support the initiative. The company today announced plans to launch a new 30-minute newscast weekdays at 5:30 pm ET at 14 of its local stations beginning Monday, November 3. In order to accommodate the local news expansion, Telemundo […]

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Sánchez promoted at KNTV

Sánchez promoted at KNTV

17 September 2014

Kris Sánchez has been promoted to weekday anchor at KNTV-11, the NBC O&O in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was most recently a reporter and anchor for the weekend editions of “Today in the Bay,” the station’s morning news program. Before joining KNTV as a reporter in 2004, Kris spent 2 years as anchor/reporter […]

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Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

16 September 2014

Soraya Galán returns to Orlando as news anchor for Entravision’s “Noticias Univision Florida Central.” She joins co-anchor Paul Gamache at 6 and 11 pm. Her first day on the air was yesterday, September 15. She replaces anchor Sharon Miranda, who left the the news business and whose last day on the air was July 31. […]

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Torres hired as first Latina on Seattle Times’ editorial board

Torres hired as first Latina on Seattle Times’ editorial board

16 September 2014

After spending the past 9 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, reporter Blanca Torres has moved to Washington state to become the first Latina to join the Seattle Times’ editorial board.  She joins the paper as an editorial writer and columnist. Her first day was Monday, September 8. “Taking on a job as an editorial […]

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PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

15 September 2014

Latino Public Broadcasting today premieres new online short films on PBS.org as part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. “Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande” is an animated short from award-winning Chicano media artist John Jota Leaños. The film uses humor, hip hop and comic book style animation to tell the story […]

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La Opinión launches redesigned paper in tabloid format

La Opinión launches redesigned paper in tabloid format

15 September 2014

On the eve of its 88th anniversary, impreMedia, the parent company of La Opinión, has launched a redesign of the legendary Los Angeles Spanish-language daily. The biggest change: its format. As of today, the paper, founded on September 16, 1926, abandons its broadsheet format to go tabloid. “La Opinión is adapting its size to make it […]

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Héctor Tobar leaves the LA Times

Héctor Tobar leaves the LA Times

12 September 2014

Today is Héctor Tobar’s last day at the Los Angeles Times. He announced his departure on Facebook: “I’m leaving for a job as a full-time professor at the University of Oregon’s excellent journalism department. It’s a dream job, and I couldn’t say no.” A Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author, Héctor has been at the LAT […]

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Kimball out, Beckett named Fusion Chief Programming Officer

Kimball out, Beckett named Fusion Chief Programming Officer

11 September 2014

Less than a year since its launch, Fusion’s top programmer is calling it quits. Billy Kimball, who was named Chief Programming Officer of the Univision/ABC joint venture in May of last year, is stepping down from the position. CEO Isaac Lee today announced Kimball’s departure and his replacement: Wade Beckett. “Under Billy’s leadership we had a successful launch and have […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning bilingual journalist and a former president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. I've worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news 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 and was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia Digital. I'm also a freelance writer, reporter and producer, and a columnist for Poder Hispanic magazine. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.