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Solano joins anchor team at KIRO Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86 Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit
 
Solano joins anchor team at KIRO

Solano joins anchor team at KIRO

David Solano has started a new job as a sports and news anchor at KIRO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Seattle. He moved to Washington state after spending two years at CBS affiliate KOIN in Portland as a sports anchor and reporter. He previously worked at ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV Channel 7 in Detroit as a weekend […]

Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86

Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86

Billionaire media and entertainment mogul Jerry Perenchio, who bought Univision and turned the Spanish-language network into a powerhouse, has died. He was 86. The L.A. Times reports he died yesterday at his Los Angeles home after a five month battle with lung cancer. Perenchio, who started in the media business as a Hollywood talent agent […]

Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter

Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter

Yvette Cabrera has moved to Washington, D.C., where she has started a new job as an investigative reporter for news site ThinkProgress.org, a project of the public policy research and advocacy organization Center for American Progress (CAP). She is covering criminal justice, immigration and environmental issues, as well as the Trump administration. “I’m excited to […]

Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM

Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM

Azteca América Atlanta affiliate WUVM Channel 4 has formed a sales and marketing partnership with Spanish-language radio station WAZX 101.9 FM, “La Que Buena.” Under the terms of the deal, WAZX 101.9 FM will sell advertising packages on WUVM Channel 4 Azteca to local advertisers in the market. The two stations will also cross-promote joint […]

Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit

Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit

Claiming that Univision and Telemundo broadcast and published “fictitious, defamatory stories” that have damaged him and his wife, Juan Gabriel’s son Iván Aguilera has filed a $100 million defamation lawsuit against the networks. In the complaint, Aguilera and his wife Simona say the networks aired stories about Joao Aguilera, an alleged secret biological son of […]

Solano joins anchor team at KIRO

Solano joins anchor team at KIRO

25 May 2017

David Solano has started a new job as a sports and news anchor at KIRO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Seattle. He moved to Washington state after spending two years at CBS affiliate KOIN in Portland as a sports anchor and reporter. He previously worked at ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV Channel 7 in Detroit as a weekend […]

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Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86

Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86

24 May 2017

Billionaire media and entertainment mogul Jerry Perenchio, who bought Univision and turned the Spanish-language network into a powerhouse, has died. He was 86. The L.A. Times reports he died yesterday at his Los Angeles home after a five month battle with lung cancer. Perenchio, who started in the media business as a Hollywood talent agent […]

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Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter

Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter

24 May 2017

Yvette Cabrera has moved to Washington, D.C., where she has started a new job as an investigative reporter for news site ThinkProgress.org, a project of the public policy research and advocacy organization Center for American Progress (CAP). She is covering criminal justice, immigration and environmental issues, as well as the Trump administration. “I’m excited to […]

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Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM

Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM

23 May 2017

Azteca América Atlanta affiliate WUVM Channel 4 has formed a sales and marketing partnership with Spanish-language radio station WAZX 101.9 FM, “La Que Buena.” Under the terms of the deal, WAZX 101.9 FM will sell advertising packages on WUVM Channel 4 Azteca to local advertisers in the market. The two stations will also cross-promote joint […]

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Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit

Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit

23 May 2017

Claiming that Univision and Telemundo broadcast and published “fictitious, defamatory stories” that have damaged him and his wife, Juan Gabriel’s son Iván Aguilera has filed a $100 million defamation lawsuit against the networks. In the complaint, Aguilera and his wife Simona say the networks aired stories about Joao Aguilera, an alleged secret biological son of […]

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Estrella TV inks international distribution deal with Sabbatical Entertainment

Estrella TV inks international distribution deal with Sabbatical Entertainment

22 May 2017

LBI Media-owned Estrella TV, looking for a wider audience, is preparing to take its shows worldwide. The Burbank, CA-based network has signed an international distribution agreement with Sabbatical Entertainment. As the company’s international distribution agent, Sabbatical will sell Estrella TV’s original programming outside of the United States, including shows such as “Rica Famosa Latina,” “Tengo Talento, […]

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Univision Houston promotes Guzmán to anchor & reporter

Univision Houston promotes Guzmán to anchor & reporter

19 May 2017

Marlene Guzmán is starting a new job as weekend news anchor and weekday reporter at KXLN-45 Univision Houston. She replaces Rebecca Suarez, who left the station for a job as Chief Communication Officer for Houston Independent School District. This is a promotion for Guzmán, who moves up from 5 pm news producer – a job […]

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Former FOX and Univision exec Vincent Cordero launches live music promotions company

Former FOX and Univision exec Vincent Cordero launches live music promotions company

18 May 2017

Vincent Cordero, most recently COO of HBO Latin America, is striking out on his own. He has partnered with longtime music entrepreneur David Torres to launch a live music promotions company. Called INVIVO Media Group, the new company aims to produce and sell 100 premium live music events across the U.S. in its first year, […]

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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.
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