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Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62 reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor
 
Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX

Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX

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 […]

Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job

Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job

After two decades behind the anchor desk, María Leticia Gómez has left KDTV Univision 14 to become Santa Clara County’s Director of the Office of Public Affairs. She starts her new role on September 1, 2017. Gómez had been an anchor and reporter for Univision 14 since 2000. Prior to moving to California, she worked […]

Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent

Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent

Victor Oquendo has joined ABC News as Miami-based correspondent and is due to start on-air within the next few weeks. Before moving on to network news, he was an afternoon anchor and reporter at ABC affiliate WPLG in Miami. Oquendo began his broadcast career at WPLG in 2010 as a news trainee, landing a sports […]

Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62

Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62

Jennifer Montoya Betancourth will join Estrella TV flagship station KRCA 62 in Los Angeles as anchor for the 12 and 5 pm local newscasts. She starts the new job on Monday, July 31. Montoya Betancourth was previously noon and primetime weekend news anchor for “Noticias Caracol” and lead anchor for “Última Edición.” She also anchored […]

reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor

reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor

Podcast company reVolver has hired María López-Álvarez as VP of Content and Production. She’ll continue to be based in Miami and oversee content strategy, development and production, as well as talent evaluation and management. López-Álvarez previously worked at Telemundo from 2012 until last year, exiting as as SVP of Realities when her position was eliminated […]

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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Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job

Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job

19 July 2017

After two decades behind the anchor desk, María Leticia Gómez has left KDTV Univision 14 to become Santa Clara County’s Director of the Office of Public Affairs. She starts her new role on September 1, 2017. Gómez had been an anchor and reporter for Univision 14 since 2000. Prior to moving to California, she worked […]

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Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent

Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent

19 July 2017

Victor Oquendo has joined ABC News as Miami-based correspondent and is due to start on-air within the next few weeks. Before moving on to network news, he was an afternoon anchor and reporter at ABC affiliate WPLG in Miami. Oquendo began his broadcast career at WPLG in 2010 as a news trainee, landing a sports […]

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Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62

Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62

18 July 2017

Jennifer Montoya Betancourth will join Estrella TV flagship station KRCA 62 in Los Angeles as anchor for the 12 and 5 pm local newscasts. She starts the new job on Monday, July 31. Montoya Betancourth was previously noon and primetime weekend news anchor for “Noticias Caracol” and lead anchor for “Última Edición.” She also anchored […]

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reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor

reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor

17 July 2017

Podcast company reVolver has hired María López-Álvarez as VP of Content and Production. She’ll continue to be based in Miami and oversee content strategy, development and production, as well as talent evaluation and management. López-Álvarez previously worked at Telemundo from 2012 until last year, exiting as as SVP of Realities when her position was eliminated […]

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Azteca América executes round of layoffs

Azteca América executes round of layoffs

14 July 2017

In what one insider describes as a cost-cutting move, Azteca América has carried out a round of layoffs across the country, primarily affecting operations in Los Angeles and Chicago. Although there isn’t an exact count of how many people lost their jobs, at least a dozen people were laid off from Azteca América’s skeletal news division […]

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Jackie Guerrido gets radio show on WRTO 98.3 FM

Jackie Guerrido gets radio show on WRTO 98.3 FM

13 July 2017

“Primer Impacto” weather anchor Jackie Guerrido is getting her own radio show. Starting next Monday, July 17, she’ll be hosting “El Jangueo,” a new afternoon drive radio show on Univision Radio’s WRTO Mix 98.3 FM in Miami. The show will air Monday to Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm and will include co-hosts Tony […]

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Tartak moves from NBCU International to Univision

Tartak moves from NBCU International to Univision

13 July 2017

Vanessa Tartak has joined Univision as Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy. Based in Miami, she reports to Ron Estrada in Washington, DC. She started her new role this week. She arrives to Univision from NBCUniversal International Networks, where she was most recently Public Relations Manager for channels including Syfy, E!, Telemundo Internacional and […]

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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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