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KTLM hires video journalist Adolfo Muñiz Univision San Antonio sports anchor arrested after fleeing police Escobar promoted to Editor and VP of Philadelphia Media Network KBLR adds Cervantes and Ruiz to news team Aristizabal named VP of Sales and GSM at KRCA
 
KTLM hires video journalist Adolfo Muñiz

KTLM hires video journalist Adolfo Muñiz

Video Journalist Adolfo Muñiz is joining Noticias Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley. He’ll be making his on-air debut in early April. Muñiz arrives to Telemundo 40 after working as a reporter at KINT Univision 26 El Paso. He was previously a reporter and executive producer for the University of Texas’ UTA News en Español in […]

Univision San Antonio sports anchor arrested after fleeing police

Univision San Antonio sports anchor arrested after fleeing police

Johnathan Solarte was arrested Monday after he tried to flee from police during a routine traffic stop. The 31-year-old Solarte, who works as Univision San Antonio’s main sports anchor since November of 2016, was booked on a third-degree felony charge of evading arrest, according to the San Antonio Express News. A spokeswoman for the Bexar […]

Escobar promoted to Editor and VP of Philadelphia Media Network

Escobar promoted to Editor and VP of Philadelphia Media Network

Gabriel “Gabe” Escobar today was named Editor and Vice President of Philadelphia Media Network, effective immediately. The promotion puts him in charge of the entire news department for the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com, playing a leading role in the newsroom’s strategic planning. He’ll report directly to Executive Editor and SVP Stan Wischnowski. He was […]

KBLR adds Cervantes and Ruiz to news team

KBLR adds Cervantes and Ruiz to news team

KBLR Telemundo Las Vegas has hired Harry Ruiz as Sports Anchor and Javier Cervantes as a MultiMedia Journalist. Both men have already started their new jobs on the station’s weekday newscasts. Prior to joining Telemundo Las Vegas, Ruiz worked as the Sports Director for KINT Univision El Paso. He was also play-by-play radio announcer for […]

Aristizabal named VP of Sales and GSM at KRCA

Aristizabal named VP of Sales and GSM at KRCA

LBI Media has appointed Liliana Aristizabal as Vice President of sales and General Sales Manager for its flagship Estrella TV station KRCA in Los Angeles. In her new role, Aristizabal will be responsible for managing KRCA’s sales staff, growing the business, and strengthening client relationships for the station, as well as managing the day-to-day sales […]

KTLM hires video journalist Adolfo Muñiz

KTLM hires video journalist Adolfo Muñiz

29 March 2017

Video Journalist Adolfo Muñiz is joining Noticias Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley. He’ll be making his on-air debut in early April. Muñiz arrives to Telemundo 40 after working as a reporter at KINT Univision 26 El Paso. He was previously a reporter and executive producer for the University of Texas’ UTA News en Español in […]

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Univision San Antonio sports anchor arrested after fleeing police

Univision San Antonio sports anchor arrested after fleeing police

29 March 2017

Johnathan Solarte was arrested Monday after he tried to flee from police during a routine traffic stop. The 31-year-old Solarte, who works as Univision San Antonio’s main sports anchor since November of 2016, was booked on a third-degree felony charge of evading arrest, according to the San Antonio Express News. A spokeswoman for the Bexar […]

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Escobar promoted to Editor and VP of Philadelphia Media Network

Escobar promoted to Editor and VP of Philadelphia Media Network

27 March 2017

Gabriel “Gabe” Escobar today was named Editor and Vice President of Philadelphia Media Network, effective immediately. The promotion puts him in charge of the entire news department for the Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com, playing a leading role in the newsroom’s strategic planning. He’ll report directly to Executive Editor and SVP Stan Wischnowski. He was […]

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KBLR adds Cervantes and Ruiz to news team

KBLR adds Cervantes and Ruiz to news team

24 March 2017

KBLR Telemundo Las Vegas has hired Harry Ruiz as Sports Anchor and Javier Cervantes as a MultiMedia Journalist. Both men have already started their new jobs on the station’s weekday newscasts. Prior to joining Telemundo Las Vegas, Ruiz worked as the Sports Director for KINT Univision El Paso. He was also play-by-play radio announcer for […]

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Aristizabal named VP of Sales and GSM at KRCA

Aristizabal named VP of Sales and GSM at KRCA

23 March 2017

LBI Media has appointed Liliana Aristizabal as Vice President of sales and General Sales Manager for its flagship Estrella TV station KRCA in Los Angeles. In her new role, Aristizabal will be responsible for managing KRCA’s sales staff, growing the business, and strengthening client relationships for the station, as well as managing the day-to-day sales […]

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Rodríguez named President and GM of WTSP

Rodríguez named President and GM of WTSP

22 March 2017

TEGNA has hired former Univision and Telemundo stations exec Mike Rodríguez as President and General Manager of its CBS affiliate WTSP in Tampa. A consultant for the past several years, Rodríguez was VP and GM of Miami’s Univision 23 from 2012 to 2014. He previously spent 10 years at Telemundo in multiple management roles, starting […]

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Anaridis Rodríguez joins WBZ as weekend morning anchor

Anaridis Rodríguez joins WBZ as weekend morning anchor

22 March 2017

Anaridis Rodríguez has left The Weather Channel to join CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV as weekend morning anchor. In addition to her anchor role, she’ll contribute to WBZ This Morning on weekday mornings. She starts the new job on Monday, April 3. Rodríguez arrives to WBZ-TV from The Weather Channel in Atlanta, where she spent three years […]

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Univision Digital launches new web series

Univision Digital launches new web series

21 March 2017

Univision Digital is cross-promoting its homegrown talent in the new web series called “3, 2, 1 Clarissa!” The seven-part web series features Clarissa Molina, who was the 2016 winner of reality beauty competition “Nuestra Belleza Latina” and is currently social media host for entertainment news show “El Gordo y La Flaca.” Univision’s idea is to […]

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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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