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Gillespie named President Univision and Telemundo stations in Chicago and Miami celebrate Emmy wins Telemundo Houston hires Ruiz as Assistant News Director Entravision changes LA’s KSSE Super Estrella format to Regional Mexican MundoMax ends run on last affiliates KWHY and WGEN
 
Gillespie named President & GM of Univision Puerto Rico

Gillespie named President & GM of Univision Puerto Rico

Univision and Telemundo stations in Chicago and Miami celebrate Emmy wins

Univision and Telemundo stations in Chicago and Miami celebrate Emmy wins

Telemundo Houston hires Ruiz as Assistant News Director

Telemundo Houston hires Ruiz as Assistant News Director

Entravision changes LA’s KSSE Super Estrella format to Regional Mexican

Entravision changes LA’s KSSE Super Estrella format to Regional Mexican

MundoMax ends run on last affiliates KWHY and WGEN

MundoMax ends run on last affiliates KWHY and WGEN

Gillespie named President & GM of Univision Puerto Rico

Gillespie named President & GM of Univision Puerto Rico

06 December 2016

Mike Gillespie has come out of retirement to take on a new job at Univision Puerto Rico. Effective immediately, he has been appointed President and General Manager. Gillespie will be responsible for the operation of Univision Puerto Rico’s properties, including Univision Canal 11 and Tele Isla Canal 7. He will also oversee radio stations WKAQ-580 and KQ105. […]

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Univision and Telemundo stations in Chicago and Miami celebrate Emmy wins

Univision and Telemundo stations in Chicago and Miami celebrate Emmy wins

06 December 2016

It was Emmy weekend for Univision and Telemundo stations in Chicago and Miami. The rival stations in Chicago each picked up five awards, but Telemundo won best evening newscast at 10 pm. In Miami, Univision 23 took the lead in the Emmy count, winning in 9 categories, in addition to securing the Governor’s Award for […]

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Telemundo Houston hires Ruiz as Assistant News Director

Telemundo Houston hires Ruiz as Assistant News Director

05 December 2016

Sussy Ruiz, who resigned from Univision just three weeks ago, has started a new job as Assistant News Director at Telemundo’s KTMD in Houston. Today was her first day. She replaces Andrea Ospina, who left the position in September to take on a new role as VP of Local News for KRCA-62 in Los Angeles. […]

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Entravision changes LA’s KSSE Super Estrella format to Regional Mexican

Entravision changes LA’s KSSE Super Estrella format to Regional Mexican

05 December 2016

In what some insiders say was a surprise move, Entravision has pulled the plug on Rock en Español from its Los Angeles station KSSE 107.1 FM. Branded as Super Estrella for almost 20 years, the station is now “La Suavecita 107.1” and airs Regional Mexican music. Entravision took Super Estrella off the air at 11:59 […]

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MundoMax ends run on last affiliates KWHY and WGEN

MundoMax ends run on last affiliates KWHY and WGEN

02 December 2016

MundoMax is effectively no longer on the air. At midnight yesterday, the network’s affiliates in Miami and Los Angeles switched to other programming. MundoMax did not do a sign-off and, apparently, never notified its viewers about the network’s shutdown and that shows would not continue airing on its final local affiliates. In Miami, WGEN channel […]

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Balderas quits WPEC anchor job to become a journalism professor

Balderas quits WPEC anchor job to become a journalism professor

01 December 2016

Emmy-award winning journalist Israel Balderas has signed off from WPEC-TV CBS 12 in West Palm Beach, where he had been a weekend anchor and reporter since 2013. His last day was yesterday. He is leaving the news industry after a 20-year journalism career to become Assistant Professor of Convergence Journalism in the School of Communications […]

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Alegret promoted to News Director at NTN24

Alegret promoted to News Director at NTN24

01 December 2016

Gustau Alegret has been named U.S. News Director of Spanish-language international cable news channel NTN24, based in Washington D.C. He will report directly to Julián Giraldo, VP of RCN TV International Channels and Claudia Guristatti, Director of Information Systems at RCN TV. Alegret is now responsible for editorial content, as well as overseeing all of […]

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Mora promoted to Sports Director at KXTX

Mora promoted to Sports Director at KXTX

30 November 2016

KXTX Telemundo 39 has promoted Erik Mora to Sports Director. In his new role, he will continue to anchor weekday and weekend sports segments, as well as report on sports current events in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. Erik joined Telemundo 39 in 2013 as a Sports Anchor and Video Journalist. Prior to working at Telemundo, Erik […]

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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.