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May sweeps shows Univision #1 in LA, Houston and Dallas

May sweeps shows Univision #1 in LA, Houston and Dallas

Candelaria named VP/GM of KTSM

Candelaria named VP/GM of KTSM

NBC Universo debuts new sports show

NBC Universo debuts new sports show

Univision acquires The Root

Univision acquires The Root

KWHY-TV sees biggest primetime ratings increase

KWHY-TV sees biggest primetime ratings increase

May sweeps shows Univision #1 in LA, Houston and Dallas

May sweeps shows Univision #1 in LA, Houston and Dallas

22 May 2015

Univision continues its stronghold in Los Angeles, Houston and Dallas, ranking No. 1 in Total Day viewing and Primetime among Adults 18-49, regardless of language, outperforming ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations in May sweeps. KMEX-34 Los Angeles, KXLN-45 Houston and KUVN-23 Dallas also delivered the No. 1 late night news among adults 18-49. Additional […]

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Candelaria named VP/GM of KTSM

Candelaria named VP/GM of KTSM

22 May 2015

Effective immediately, David Candelaria takes over as VP and General Manager of KTSM, the Nexstar-owned NBC affiliate in El Paso, which has Estrella TV on its multicast tier. He’ll be reporting to Julie Pruett, SVP of Nexstar Broadcasting. Candelaria arrives to KTSM from KINT Univision El Paso, where he spent 17 years at the Entravision-owned […]

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NBC Universo debuts new sports show

NBC Universo debuts new sports show

22 May 2015

NBC Universo is launching its live signature sports show “Escena Deportiva” on the newly rebranded cable network. Produced by NBC Deportes, the one-hour show, which debuts tonight at 11 pm, will air twice a week and will feature interactive segments on social media platforms to engage Latino sports fans. Ana Jurka and Guadalupe “Guad” Venegas […]

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Univision acquires The Root

Univision acquires The Root

21 May 2015

Univision Communications, Inc (UCI) is aiming to broaden its multicultural appeal. The company today announced it acquired The Root, a leading online news, opinion and culture website for African-Americans. As part of the deal, The Root will leverage UCI’s digital production facilities and publishing infrastructure. However, the editorial team will retain its own voice and […]

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KWHY-TV sees biggest primetime ratings increase

KWHY-TV sees biggest primetime ratings increase

21 May 2015

At the close of May 2015 Sweeps, KWHY-TV Canal 22, the MundoFOX flagship station in Los Angeles is celebrating its greatest average primetime ratings increase. The station’s 8 pm slot shot up 293% from last year among the key demographic of Adults 18-49 and 450% among Adults 25-54. The success is attributed to Turkish soap […]

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Moreno out at WLTV-23

Moreno out at WLTV-23

21 May 2015

Univision’s WLTV-23 in Miami has decided not to renew Mario Andrés Moreno’s contract, which was up at the end of the month. The station’s 11 pm weekday anchor was notified of the decision this afternoon, but was allowed to sit in for his final newscast tonight, giving him the chance to say farewell to his […]

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Telemundo newscasts #1 nationwide in May sweeps

Telemundo newscasts #1 nationwide in May sweeps

21 May 2015

Telemundo stations in Los Angeles, Miami, Phoenix, Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston and Dallas scored big in the May 2015 sweeps among key demographic groups. In late night newscasts, WSCV 51 Miami remains #1 at 11 pm among Adults 18 to 49 and Adults 25 to 54 for 26 consecutive months. KTAZ Telemundo Phoenix also leads at […]

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Sling TV adds ESPN Deportes

Sling TV adds ESPN Deportes

21 May 2015

Starting today, ESPN Deportes is part of Sling TV’s channel lineup. The sports network is now available on “Deportes Extra” – one of two Spanish-language add-on packages the streaming service added earlier this month. With this channel addition, soccer fans now have access to UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Europa League, La Liga’s […]

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Puig takes buyout at USA Today

Puig takes buyout at USA Today

20 May 2015

Film critic Claudia Puig has left USA Today after a 15-year run. She was one of 55 employees to take a buyout in the latest round of staff cuts at the paper. Her last day was Friday, May 15. As she put it in a tweet, she’s “moving on 2 explore other adventures.” Claudia says […]

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Fusion gets $30 million injection

Fusion gets $30 million injection

20 May 2015

Disney/ABC and Univision are pumping another $30 million into its joint venture Fusion. The cable network, which was originally conceptualized as an English-language news and lifestyle network for millennial Latinos and later changed its strategy to target millenials in general, has undergone a series of show changes and cancellations and struggled to find an audience, […]

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Malavé named Executive Producer at KXTV

Malavé named Executive Producer at KXTV

19 May 2015

After three years with the network, Steve Malavé is leaving his job as Senior Content Producer of News for MundoFox to join KXTV-10 in Sacramento, where he has taken a position as Executive Producer for the ABC affiliate’s weekday morning shows. He’ll be overseeing the 4:30, 5, 6 and 9 am shows. “It’s really nice […]

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De Santiago joins Telemundo Chicago

De Santiago joins Telemundo Chicago

18 May 2015

Jorge Enrique De Santiago has been named General Assignment Reporter for “Noticiero Telemundo Chicago.” He’ll be working weekdays for the station’s 4:30, 5 and 10 pm newscasts. His official start date is June 1, but he’ll begin on air the following week. Jorge Enrique arrives to Chicago from KVDA Telemundo 60 San Antonio, where he […]

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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.