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UnivisionNoticias.com launches English-language news section Sandoval hired as MMJ at KDEN Fox News promotes Llenas to weekday national correspondent Telemundo stations add staffers to launch 5 pm local newscast Moncayo starts new job at Mira TV
 
UnivisionNoticias.com launches English-language news section

UnivisionNoticias.com launches English-language news section

Sandoval hired as MMJ at KDEN

Sandoval hired as MMJ at KDEN

Fox News promotes Llenas to weekday national correspondent

Fox News promotes Llenas to weekday national correspondent

Telemundo stations add staffers to launch 5 pm local newscast

Telemundo stations add staffers to launch 5 pm local newscast

Moncayo starts new job at Mira TV

Moncayo starts new job at Mira TV

UnivisionNoticias.com launches English-language news section

UnivisionNoticias.com launches English-language news section

23 June 2016

Univision, seeking to expand its reach by including more English-language content within its portfolio, today launched Univision News. The English-language section, which lives within UnivisionNoticias.com, aims to provide “news coverage with a unique Latino perspective that English speakers will not find on other media outlets.” David Adams, Reuters’ former Miami Bureau Chief and ex Editor […]

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Sandoval hired as MMJ at KDEN

Sandoval hired as MMJ at KDEN

22 June 2016

Melissa Sandoval has joined KDEN as Multimedia Journalist for Noticiero Telemundo Denver. She arrives to Denver from Miami, where she most recently worked at WLTV Univision 23 as a Social Media Manager, producing content for the web and creating social media campaigns. Melissa was previously a freelance reporter for WGEN MundoMax. She started her career […]

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Fox News promotes Llenas to weekday national correspondent

Fox News promotes Llenas to weekday national correspondent

22 June 2016

Bryan Llenas is getting a new role at Fox News. He has been promoted from weekend reporter to full-time weekday national correspondent for the network. “This opportunity will give me a chance to dedicate all of my time to getting better at my passion – which is telling stories on TV all week,” he shared […]

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Telemundo stations add staffers to launch 5 pm local newscast

Telemundo stations add staffers to launch 5 pm local newscast

21 June 2016

Telemundo is expanding its local news footprint and says it plans to immediately hire 30 employees nationwide to staff the effort. Starting September 26, the Telemundo Station Group is adding a 30-minute 5 pm weekday newscast to 14 of its stations. This is the second half-hour expansion in less than two years. Telemundo previously launched […]

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Moncayo starts new job at Mira TV

Moncayo starts new job at Mira TV

20 June 2016

Beatriz Moncayo has left her job as anchor Telemundo Las Vegas last week. She had been at the station since 2014. Today, she begins a new role as Assistant News Director and anchor at Mira TV in Miami. She joins the team of “El Ciudadano,” hosted by Venezuelan journalist Leopoldo Castillo. The show debuts tonight […]

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Gonzales named President and GM of KVUE

Gonzales named President and GM of KVUE

17 June 2016

Kristie Gonzales is moving to Texas and tackling a new career challenge. She leaves WABC in New York, where she is Promotion and Digital Brand Manager to take over as President and General Manager of KVUE in Austin. Her last day at WABC is today and she starts her new role on June 27. She’ll […]

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Egaña, Arduino change roles; Romo joins CNNE after Cala’s exit

Egaña, Arduino change roles; Romo joins CNNE after Cala’s exit

16 June 2016

Ismael Cala’s decision to leave CNN en Español to focus on his company and personal projects has prompted the network to do a series of programming and talent changes. When Ismael announced his departure during his show on Tuesday night, he revealed that Camilo Egaña would take over his 9 pm ET talk show starting […]

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Echepetelecu exits MundoMax for marketing agency

Echepetelecu exits MundoMax for marketing agency

15 June 2016

Stephany Echepetelecu, who helped launch and oversee marketing operations for MundoFox and stayed on after the change of ownership and rebranding of the network last year, has left MundoMax. She has joined Allied Hispanic, a division of the Allied Integrated Marketing agency as Marketing Strategist. In her new role, she’ll help broaden the division’s entertainment […]

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Reporter Jay Torres murdered in Texas

Reporter Jay Torres murdered in Texas

15 June 2016

Jacinto Torres Hernández, who was best known as Jay Torres, was found dead in the back yard of a house in Garland, a city northeast of Dallas. A police report indicates he had been shot and had apparently been dead for several days, before he was found at around 7:30 pm on Monday. A homicide […]

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Cala resigns from CNN en Español

Cala resigns from CNN en Español

14 June 2016

Journalist and author Ismael Cala tonight spent the last 14 minutes of his primetime show “Cala” on CNN en Español to announce he is leaving the network after 15 years to focus on his personal growth, reinvention and independent projects. Emphasizing it was a difficult decision to make, an emotional Ismael pointed out his priorities […]

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WNJU hires reporter Cristina Navarrete

WNJU hires reporter Cristina Navarrete

14 June 2016

Cristina Navarrete has joined the Telemundo 47 news team as general assignment reporter. She’ll be working weekends and three other days of the week. Her first official day at WNJU was yesterday, but she debuts on-air this Saturday, June 18. She arrives to New York from Telemundo Wisconsin and CBS 58 in Milwaukee, where she […]

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Entravision names Navarrete and Morales sales team SVPs

Entravision names Navarrete and Morales sales team SVPs

14 June 2016

Entravision has hired Angela Navarrete and Rene Morales to lead sales teams in Texas and Nevada. The company named Navarrete SVP of Integrated Marketing Solutions in McAllen and Morales SVP of Integrated Marketing Solutions in Las Vegas, effective immediately. In their new roles, Navarrete and Morales will be responsible for selling Entravision’s media and marketing […]

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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. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.