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Michelle Galván named Co-Anchor for “Primer Impacto” Nieves joins CBS3 as reporter LBI Media names Wilson General Counsel Univision Radio taps Los Pichy Boys for Miami morning show WNBC names García Director of Community
 
Michelle Galván named Co-Anchor for “Primer Impacto”

Michelle Galván named Co-Anchor for “Primer Impacto”

Univision Houston anchor Michelle Galván is stepping in as the new co-host for  “Primer Impacto.” She will be hosting the Univision network newsmagazine alongside Pamela Silva Conde. Her first day will be March 13. Galván replaces Bárbara Bermudo. Univision opted to not renew Bermudo’s contract in January. Galván previously guest co-hosted “Primer Impacto” for two months in 2015, filling […]

Nieves joins CBS3 as reporter

Nieves joins CBS3 as reporter

Alicia Nieves has started a new job as general assignment reporter for CBS3 in Philadelphia. Her first day was February 21. She joins the station from Scranton’s ABC affiliate WNEP-TV, where she was a reporter and backup anchor since 2015. Nieves previously worked as a Washington, D.C. correspondent for KTVX-TV, ABC’s Salt Lake City affiliate. She […]

LBI Media names Wilson General Counsel

LBI Media names Wilson General Counsel

LBI Media has hired Ashley Wilson to be the company’s new general counsel, reporting directly to CEO Lenard Liberman. Wilson will be responsible for ensuring the company is operating within the law at all times. In addition to setting legal policy, she’ll oversee insurance and risk management, ethics and business compliance, real estate, human resources, […]

Univision Radio taps Los Pichy Boys for Miami morning show

Univision Radio taps Los Pichy Boys for Miami morning show

Social media duo Alejandro Gonzalez and Maikel Rodriguez, better known as Los Pichy Boys, will have their own radio show on Univision Radio’s WRTO Mix 98.3 FM. The jokesters, who have produced several viral YouTube videos, will be taking their spoofs and pranks to Miami radio listeners weekday mornings from 6 to 10 am. The […]

WNBC names García Director of Community & Communications

WNBC names García Director of Community & Communications

Vanessa García is leaving Miami for a new role as Director of Community and Communications at WNBC in New York. She starts the new job on Monday, March 13. In her new role, she’ll help implement WNBC’s new community and communications strategy and support the station’s on-air talent publicity. This marks a return to NY […]

Michelle Galván named Co-Anchor for “Primer Impacto”

Michelle Galván named Co-Anchor for “Primer Impacto”

24 February 2017

Univision Houston anchor Michelle Galván is stepping in as the new co-host for  “Primer Impacto.” She will be hosting the Univision network newsmagazine alongside Pamela Silva Conde. Her first day will be March 13. Galván replaces Bárbara Bermudo. Univision opted to not renew Bermudo’s contract in January. Galván previously guest co-hosted “Primer Impacto” for two months in 2015, filling […]

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Nieves joins CBS3 as reporter

Nieves joins CBS3 as reporter

24 February 2017

Alicia Nieves has started a new job as general assignment reporter for CBS3 in Philadelphia. Her first day was February 21. She joins the station from Scranton’s ABC affiliate WNEP-TV, where she was a reporter and backup anchor since 2015. Nieves previously worked as a Washington, D.C. correspondent for KTVX-TV, ABC’s Salt Lake City affiliate. She […]

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LBI Media names Wilson General Counsel

LBI Media names Wilson General Counsel

23 February 2017

LBI Media has hired Ashley Wilson to be the company’s new general counsel, reporting directly to CEO Lenard Liberman. Wilson will be responsible for ensuring the company is operating within the law at all times. In addition to setting legal policy, she’ll oversee insurance and risk management, ethics and business compliance, real estate, human resources, […]

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Univision Radio taps Los Pichy Boys for Miami morning show

Univision Radio taps Los Pichy Boys for Miami morning show

23 February 2017

Social media duo Alejandro Gonzalez and Maikel Rodriguez, better known as Los Pichy Boys, will have their own radio show on Univision Radio’s WRTO Mix 98.3 FM. The jokesters, who have produced several viral YouTube videos, will be taking their spoofs and pranks to Miami radio listeners weekday mornings from 6 to 10 am. The […]

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WNBC names García Director of Community & Communications

WNBC names García Director of Community & Communications

22 February 2017

Vanessa García is leaving Miami for a new role as Director of Community and Communications at WNBC in New York. She starts the new job on Monday, March 13. In her new role, she’ll help implement WNBC’s new community and communications strategy and support the station’s on-air talent publicity. This marks a return to NY […]

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Calderón to leave Denver to lead Telemundo’s San Diego newsroom

Calderón to leave Denver to lead Telemundo’s San Diego newsroom

21 February 2017

Telemundo Denver News Director Pedro Calderón is leaving KDEN to lead the company’s news operations in San Diego, expected to launch around June. A company spokesperson refused to comment on the move or give details about the San Diego station launch, but inside sources confirm Calderón’s next assignment is the Telemundo O&O that will be housed […]

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Univision will get $376 million in FCC spectrum auction; sees higher 4Q earnings

Univision will get $376 million in FCC spectrum auction; sees higher 4Q earnings

16 February 2017

Univision’s piece of the the FCC spectrum auction pie will be about $376 million, President and CEO Randy Falco announced today during the company’s earnings call wrapping up 2016. Univision reported higher fourth-quarter earnings and full year revenue growth. Falco celebrated “strong financial results” with last year’s “revenue crossing the $3 billion threshold for the […]

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CNN en Español offers YouTube livestream After Venezuela bans signal

CNN en Español offers YouTube livestream After Venezuela bans signal

16 February 2017

CNN en Español has turned to YouTube to continue offering its news programming after the Venezuelan government yesterday ordered cable providers to block the network. According to CNN, Venezuela banned the Spanish-language cable network days after it aired an investigation into the alleged fraudulent issuing of Venezuelan passports and visas. CNN and CNN en Español […]

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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.