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Rivera hired at Telemundo Schwartz promoted at Univision Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years
 
Rivera hired at Telemundo

Rivera hired at Telemundo

Schwartz promoted at Univision

Schwartz promoted at Univision

Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV

Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV

Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ

Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ

Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years

Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years

Rivera hired at Telemundo

Rivera hired at Telemundo

02 May 2016

Alan Rivera has joined Telemundo network as a National Assignment Editor. Based out of the network’s Miami headquarters, he started the job this week. He’ll be focusing on news segments for morning show “Un Nuevo Día” and the network’s weekend newscasts. Alan, who most recently worked as Production Director for Media Vista Group in Naples, […]

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Schwartz promoted at Univision

Schwartz promoted at Univision

02 May 2016

Univision has created a new legal division and has promoted Jonathan Schwartz to lead it as Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer. He’ll remain based in New York and continue to report to President and CEO Randy Falco. In addition to being Univision’s top lawyer, Schwartz will oversee the newly created Legal and Corporate Affairs Department, which […]

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Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV

Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV

29 April 2016

Network anchor Adriana Ruggiero and Estrella TV are parting ways. Today will be her last day on the air, after almost 4 years with the company. Adriana first joined Estrella TV in 2012 as a reporter for “Noticias 62” in Los Angeles and started co-anchoring the station’s 5 and 11 pm newscasts a year later. […]

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Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ

Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ

29 April 2016

Denise Isaac has left Telemundo to cross over into English. A morning meteorologist at WSCV 51 in Miami since 2010, Denise is moving to Detroit for a new job at WXYZ. She starts May 9 as a weekday meteorologist for the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate. She’ll be doing the weather on the 4 and 6 pm […]

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Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years

Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years

28 April 2016

Citing an innovative programming strategy, Azteca América is reporting a big audience boost during the month of April, delivering its best primetime ratings in 4 years among key demos, including adults 18-49. According to Nielsen, Azteca was had year-over-year gains of +24% among total viewers, +21% among adults 18-49 and +32% among men 25-54. The […]

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KPCC hires Luna as CFO

KPCC hires Luna as CFO

28 April 2016

Elsa Luna will be joining Southern California Public Radio’s KPCC as the station’s Chief Financial Officer. She starts the new job on May 23. She’ll report to SCPR’s president, Bill Davis. Luna has over 20 years of experience in direct financial management and organizational development for non-profit organizations. She was previously CFO at Los Angeles Universal […]

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Cazares hired at St. Louis Public Radio

Cazares hired at St. Louis Public Radio

27 April 2016

David Cazares has landed a new job nine months after being laid off as Web and Distribution Editor, arts reporter and podcast host at Minnesota Public Radio. He’s moving to St. Louis Public Radio as an Editor for the arts, heath and science. “I’m very excited about joining St. Louis Public Radio, given the strong […]

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KMEX adds González as primetime co-anchor

KMEX adds González as primetime co-anchor

27 April 2016

Andrea González has been named 6 and 11 pm co-anchor of Univision’s KMEX-34 in Los Angeles. Her first day on the air is next Monday, May 2. She’ll be co-anchoring the weekday newscasts with León Krauze and work on special assignments. Andrea replaces Felicidad Aveleyra, who left the station in September of last year to […]

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Salinas awarded humanitarian award and honorary doctorates

Salinas awarded humanitarian award and honorary doctorates

26 April 2016

Univision anchor María Elena Salinas will be busy traveling cross-country picking up honors for her work – in front and behind the cameras – during the month of May. The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) will bestow María Elena with its 2016 Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award on May 18. She’ll receive the […]

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Carrasco named National Geographic’s CMO & SVP Global Strategy

Carrasco named National Geographic’s CMO & SVP Global Strategy

26 April 2016

Emma Carrasco has left National Public Radio to take on the newly created position of Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and SVP of Global Strategy for National Geographic Society. The job places her on the senior leadership team, reporting to President and CEO Gary Knell, whom she worked with at NPR. Prior to accepting this […]

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Univision launches “Al Punto Florida”

Univision launches “Al Punto Florida”

25 April 2016

Univision’s local Miami station WLTV Channel 23 has launched a Sunday one-hour public affairs program. “Al Punto Florida” debuted yesterday. Noticias 23 anchor Ambrosio Hernández and Fusion correspondent Mariana Atencio are the show’s hosts. “Al Punto Florida” will air on WLTV-23 from 11 am to 12 noon with simultaneous broadcast on WAQI 710 AM, and […]

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Veloz moves from Telemundo to People en Español

Veloz moves from Telemundo to People en Español

25 April 2016

Paloma Veloz has left her position as New York Bureau Producer for Telemundo’s morning Show “Un Nuevo Día.” She has started a new job as Digital Producer for Time Inc.’s People en Español. In her new role, Paloma will be working closely with the company’s video and digital teams to help develop the structure and […]

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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.