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Suárez named Univision Dallas anchor/reporter MundoMax announces 2016 upfront Enlace rebranded to Hoy San Diego Telemundo to build new Miami headquarters Univision, Televisa, NALIP
 
Suárez named Univision Dallas anchor/reporter

Suárez named Univision Dallas anchor/reporter

MundoMax announces 2016 upfront

MundoMax announces 2016 upfront

Enlace rebranded to Hoy San Diego

Enlace rebranded to Hoy San Diego

Telemundo to build new Miami headquarters

Telemundo to build new Miami headquarters

Univision, Televisa, NALIP & NHMC launch Latinos in media programs

Univision, Televisa, NALIP & NHMC launch Latinos in media programs

Suárez named Univision Dallas anchor/reporter

Suárez named Univision Dallas anchor/reporter

05 February 2016

Johana Suárez has landed a new job as an anchor/reporter for Univision’s O&O in Dallas. She’ll be anchoring for Noticias 23 at 5 pm and report for the 10 pm newscast. She replaces Wendy Cruz, who left the position late last year. An Emmy-award winning journalist, Johana was 6 and 11 pm weekend anchor and host […]

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MundoMax announces 2016 upfront

MundoMax announces 2016 upfront

05 February 2016

Recently rebranded network MundoMax has locked in a date for its upfront presentation. The former MundoFox network will host a luncheon presentation for advertisers in New York City at noon on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. MundoMax, the first Spanish-language network to announce an upfront date, plans to unveil its vision and programming line-up for broadcast […]

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Enlace rebranded to Hoy San Diego

Enlace rebranded to Hoy San Diego

04 February 2016

After a 17-year run, Enlace has its last publication this week. Starting February 13, the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Spanish-language weekly will have a new name. It will become Hoy San Diego. “Seventeen years. Five redesigns. A couple of generations of writers, editors, copy editors, designers and translators. Thousands of stories and lots of love and […]

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Telemundo to build new Miami headquarters

Telemundo to build new Miami headquarters

04 February 2016

Telemundo network, which has leased a Hialeah facility for over two decades, will soon have a brand new home. When a report surfaced in late December that Telemundo was planning on building new studios based on the filing of a development application, a company spokesperson called the South Florida Business Journal story “completely speculative” and […]

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Univision, Televisa, NALIP & NHMC launch Latinos in media programs

Univision, Televisa, NALIP & NHMC launch Latinos in media programs

03 February 2016

Univision and Televisa, which in December announced an alliance to promote training and provide more opportunities for Latinos in media and new technologies in 2016, today expanded their reach by partnering with National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) and the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC). The group today officially kicked off the partnership focused […]

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Lozano moves from KTLM to KVDA

Lozano moves from KTLM to KVDA

03 February 2016

Jairo Lozano is leaving the Rio Grande Valley for a new position in San Antonio, but is staying within the Telemundo family. KVDA 60 has hired him as a Video Journalist for “Noticias 60 Telemundo.” Jairo will be working for the station’s weekday newscasts at 4:30, 5 and 10 pm. He makes his on-air debut in mid-February. […]

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NY Governor nominates Rosado as Secretary of State

NY Governor nominates Rosado as Secretary of State

03 February 2016

Former newspaper publisher Rossana Rosado is switching careers to government administration. Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo nominated her to become the next New York State Secretary of State. She will succeed César Perales, who has held the position since 2011 and is retiring. Rosado was the first female Editor and Publisher of New York’s El Diario […]

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Estrella TV hires Ferriz Híjar as national anchor

Estrella TV hires Ferriz Híjar as national anchor

02 February 2016

Mexican journalist Pedro Ferriz Híjar has been named anchor of Estrella TV’s 10:30 pm national newscast “Cierre de Edición.” That’s the newscast that was launched in 2010 and anchored by Enrique Gratas until he died of cancer last year. Pedro is moving from Mexico for this new role. He is on-air debut will be sometime […]

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Ugalde off anchor desk; Mendoza moves to weekend slot at KMEX

Ugalde off anchor desk; Mendoza moves to weekend slot at KMEX

02 February 2016

Francisco Ugalde has stepped down as KMEX Univision 34’s weekend anchor. He had been the L.A. station’s solo weekend anchor for the past 12 years. His last day on the desk was this Sunday, January 31. Francisco, who has been with KMEX since 1995, will now be working as the Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino County […]

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Arenas joins KUSA as weekend anchor

Arenas joins KUSA as weekend anchor

01 February 2016

KUSA 9 NEWS announced today that Vicente Arenas is joining its news team as weekend anchor. He starts at the NBC affiliate in Denver on February 17. Vicente was most recently a Miami-based correspondent with CBS News until September of last year. Before the network gig, Vicente spent 11 years as a weekend anchor/reporter at CBS […]

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Robles debuts at KTMD

Robles debuts at KTMD

01 February 2016

Telemundo Houston today announced it has named Carlos Robles Meteorologist for the station’s weekday newscasts at 4:30, 5 and 10 pm. He makes his on-air debut today, as Telemundo Houston promotes its newly rebranded weather team “La Autoridad en el Tiempo.” An Emmy award-winning journalist, Carlos joins KTMD from Univision 45 Houston, where he worked […]

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Luquetta named Executive Producer at KXTX

Luquetta named Executive Producer at KXTX

31 January 2016

Ingrid Luquetta has been hired as Executive Producer at KXTX Telemundo 39 in Dallas. She starts the new job tomorrow, Monday, February 1. She takes over the position that had been vacant since Juan Carlos Pinzón resigned as Executive Producer and Alfredo Sánchez was promoted from Executive Producer to Assistant News Director in June of last year. Luquetta […]

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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.