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Cárdenas quits Fox Deportes Dávila promoted to VP Sales at Telemundo Puerto Rico Renán Telemundo wins international Emmy for “Señor de los Cielos” Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015
 
Cárdenas quits Fox Deportes

Cárdenas quits Fox Deportes

Dávila promoted to VP Sales at Telemundo Puerto Rico

Dávila promoted to VP Sales at Telemundo Puerto Rico

Renán “Cucuy” Almendárez Coello gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Renán “Cucuy” Almendárez Coello gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Telemundo wins international Emmy for “Señor de los Cielos”

Telemundo wins international Emmy for “Señor de los Cielos”

Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015

Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015

Cárdenas quits Fox Deportes

Cárdenas quits Fox Deportes

26 November 2014

Mauricio Cárdenas has resigned as soccer and boxing commentator for Fox Deportes. Today was his last official day with the network. Mauricio says he decided to leave Fox Deportes, where he worked for the past 6 years, due to personal reasons and to focus on his own business ventures. He is a representative and producer […]

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Dávila promoted to VP Sales at Telemundo Puerto Rico

Dávila promoted to VP Sales at Telemundo Puerto Rico

26 November 2014

After spending three decades at WKAQ, Lourdes Dávila has once again been promoted at the Telemundo-owned station in Puerto Rico. This time, to Vice President of Sales. In her new role, she’ll be responsible for developing and implementing all local, national and digital sales strategies in Puerto Rico for WKAQ. Prior to the promotion, Dávila was […]

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Renán “Cucuy” Almendárez Coello gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Renán “Cucuy” Almendárez Coello gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

25 November 2014

  Radio personality Renán Almendárez Coello, best known as “El Cucuy,” today received the 2,535th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, honoring a career spanning more than 20 years in broadcasting. Renán currently hosts the nationally syndicated radio show “El Cucuy de la Mañana.” “El Cucuy” ruled the airwaves in the mid 90′s, holding […]

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Telemundo wins international Emmy for “Señor de los Cielos”

Telemundo wins international Emmy for “Señor de los Cielos”

25 November 2014

Telemundo’s original production “El Señor de los Cielos” won the first-ever Emmy® award given in the category of Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program. Joshua Mintz, EVP of Scripted Programming & General Manager for Telemundo Studios and Marcos Santana, President of Telemundo Internacional picked up the award during the 42nd International Emmy® Awards held in New […]

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Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015

Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015

25 November 2014

If anyone has any doubts about the power and influence of the internet, just take a look at the numbers. More than 3 billion people will be using the internet next year and almost half the world will be connected by 2018, according to data provided by eMarketer. The internet user forecast places China in […]

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mun2′s Moreno elected NALIP Board Chair

mun2′s Moreno elected NALIP Board Chair

24 November 2014

The Board of Directors of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) has elected Margie Moreno as the Board Chair and Dennis Hernández as Vice Board Chair. Moreno is the VP, Programming for cable network mun2 and Hernández is an attorney and expert in media and First Amendment issues. The board also renewed 8 […]

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Telemundo beats Univision at 10 pm

Telemundo beats Univision at 10 pm

24 November 2014

Telemundo ranked #1 Monday among adults 18 to 49 for 12 consecutive weeks during the 10 pm timeslot Monday through Friday. According to Nielsen data, Telemundo outperformed Unvision from August 25 to November 10, fueled by its narconovelas. During that time period, Telemundo aired the final weeks of the second season of its super series […]

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Zavala leaves KPRC

Zavala leaves KPRC

23 November 2014

Today was Courtney’s last day as weekend morning anchor at KPRC, the NBC affiliate in Houston. She has been an anchor/reporter with the station for almost 12 years. Her contract was up for renewal, but despite the station’s offer to extend her stay, she decided to to leave to spend time with her husband and […]

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Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

21 November 2014

President Obama’s executive action on immigration speech attracted almost 7 million viewers on Univision and Telemundo combined. According to Nielsen, Univision had 5.055 million total viewers (ages 2+) while Telemundo had 1.8 million. Both saw an increase from the night before in the same timeslot. Univision had a 49% bump from 3.418 million total viewers […]

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Carey Peña out at KTVK

Carey Peña out at KTVK

20 November 2014

Unable to reach a contract agreement with management, KTVK anchor Carey Peña is leaving the Meredith Corporation-owned independent Phoenix station. Her last day is Wednesday, November 26. Carey, who is currently co-anchor of “Good Evening Arizona” at 9 and 10 pm and host of “Politics Unplugged,” has worked at the KTVK for the past 16 years. […]

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Univision to launch Novelas Xpress on Hulu and UVideos

Univision to launch Novelas Xpress on Hulu and UVideos

20 November 2014

Univision plans on squeezing a little more juice from its novelas. The company announced today it will repackage 17 of its most popular months-long novelas into shorter versions and calling the effort Novelas Xpress. The “concentrated” novelas will be 15 hours in total length or less and be available via desktop as well as mobile. […]

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Telemundo anchors sent to DC to cover Obama’s executive action

Telemundo anchors sent to DC to cover Obama’s executive action

19 November 2014

“Noticiero Telemundo” anchors José Díaz-Balart and María Celeste Arrarás will be in Washington, D.C. to lead the network’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. Telemundo will broadcast Obama’s speech to the nation live from Washington, D.C. tomorrow, November 20 at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT/5 pm PT, followed by expert analysis and […]

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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.