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Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014 Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor Balta promoted at ESPN New role for Vizcón after Univision shuts down Puerto Rico operations
 
Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt

Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt

Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014

Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014

Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor

Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor

Balta promoted at ESPN

Balta promoted at ESPN

New role for Vizcón after Univision shuts down Puerto Rico operations

New role for Vizcón after Univision shuts down Puerto Rico operations

Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt

Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt

31 October 2014

Edna Schmidt returns to Univision Chicago… but this time, as part of a story. Starting next Monday, November 3, the station will be running a 5-part series with a half-hour Saturday special about women and alcoholism, and Edna is the centerpiece. Edna, the founding anchor of Univision Chicago’s newscast, shares her story about her own […]

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Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014

Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014

31 October 2014

Estrella TV will be airing the 15th annual Premios de la Radio next Thursday, November 6 from 7 to 11 pm (ET/PT), live from the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Premios de la Radio, which presents awards to regional Mexican music artists, will feature performances from Gerardo Ortiz, Julión Alvarez, La Arrolladora Banda El […]

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Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor

Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor

31 October 2014

Angélica Atondo and Univision Chicago were unable to reach an agreement for her to stay as anchor of WGBO 66’s primetime newscasts. Her contract was set to expire on December 31, but station management took her off the air last week. She had been with the Univision O&O since 2010. She had previously been an […]

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Balta promoted at ESPN

Balta promoted at ESPN

30 October 2014

Hugo Balta, a Coordinating Producer for ESPN’S SportsCenter since 2011, has been promoted to a new role within the company. He has been named Senior Director, Multicultural Content for ESPN’s Digital & Print Media team. He officially starts the new position on December 1. In his new role, Hugo, has been assigned to help raise […]

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New role for Vizcón after Univision shuts down Puerto Rico operations

New role for Vizcón after Univision shuts down Puerto Rico operations

30 October 2014

Roberto Vizcón, News Director of Univision Puerto Rico’s WLII Canal 11 since March of 2013, was not among the approximately 100 people laid off on Friday, October 17. He will stay on with Univision. According to a high-level company source, he’ll be returning home to Miami as Director of Special Projects for Univision Local Media. […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers start broadcasting games in Spanish

Cleveland Cavaliers start broadcasting games in Spanish

29 October 2014

Veteran broadcaster Rafa “El Alcalde” Hernández Brito will be doing the play-by-play Spanish-language narration of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2014-15 regular and post-season games. This will mark the first time in club history that Cavs games will be broadcast in a second language. The Cleveland Cavaliers have partnered with Murray Hill Broadcasting’s Mega 87.7 FM to broadcast […]

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Rausseo promoted to sports anchor at KDEN

Rausseo promoted to sports anchor at KDEN

29 October 2014

Emmy award-winning journalist Carlos Rausseo is moving to the anchor desk. Telemundo Denver/KDEN today announced it has promoted Carlos to sports anchor for “Noticiero Telemundo Denver” at 4:30 and 10 pm. He starts his new on-air role on Monday, November 3. He replaces Paola Varela Rossi, who was hired in March of this year, and […]

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Telemundo starts promoting ownership of World Cup coverage

Telemundo starts promoting ownership of World Cup coverage

28 October 2014

With the 2014 World Cup and Univision’s rights to broadcast the games behind us – it was just a matter of time until the new rights holders started plugging the next one. NBCUniversal today announced that Telemundo and mun2 take over as the official Spanish-language Home of the FIFA World Cup™ in the U.S. across […]

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Univision Houston wins 10, KUVN takes 7 and KWEX gets 2 Emmys

Univision Houston wins 10, KUVN takes 7 and KWEX gets 2 Emmys

28 October 2014

Three Univision O&Os in Texas won a total of 19 Emmys at the 12th annual Lone Star Emmy Awards, this past Saturday, October 25 at the Bayou City Music Theater in Houston. The biggest winner was KXLN 45 in Houston, which swept 10 categories. Anchor Raúl Peimbert took home 3 statuettes. Univision Dallas KUVN 23 won […]

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Telemundo Dallas picks up 8 Emmys; KTMD 6; KTDO 2

Telemundo Dallas picks up 8 Emmys; KTMD 6; KTDO 2

28 October 2014

Telemundo 39 in Dallas is celebrating its 8 Emmy wins this past weekend. Anchor Norma García is among the honorees, winning best anchor for a fourth year in a row. Telemundo Houston was honored with 6 awards, one of them for Breaking News 5 pm newscast. KTDO in El Paso picked up two statuettes. Here’s the […]

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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.