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Gartner named Fusion SVP and Chief Strategy Officer Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast García promoted to SBS Radio Revenue Chief NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment Univision partners with Warner Music
 
Gartner named Fusion SVP and Chief Strategy Officer

Gartner named Fusion SVP and Chief Strategy Officer

Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

García promoted to SBS Radio Revenue Chief

García promoted to SBS Radio Revenue Chief

NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

Univision partners with Warner Music

Univision partners with Warner Music

Gartner named Fusion SVP and Chief Strategy Officer

Gartner named Fusion SVP and Chief Strategy Officer

22 October 2014

Boris Gartner is moving to a new job within the Univision family. He has been named SVP and Chief Strategy Officer for Fusion. In his new role, he’ll be working on company-wide strategy, partnerships, and business development for the English-language cable network, focusing on growing the reach and impact of Fusion’s content offerings in the […]

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Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

21 October 2014

Just days after Univision Puerto Rico shut down its news operations, WAPA Televisión announced it’s launching a new Spanish-language primetime newscast produced specifically for the U.S. market. “Noticentro América,” debuts next Monday, October 27. The one-hour newscast will air live on WAPA’s U.S. sister cable network, WAPA América, Monday-Friday at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Puerto Rican […]

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García promoted to SBS Radio Revenue Chief

García promoted to SBS Radio Revenue Chief

21 October 2014

SBS has promoted Eric Garcia from VP Sales of WSKQ-Mega 97.9 FM and WPAT-Amor 93.1 FM to Revenue Chief and General Manager of its radio division in New York. He’ll be reporting to Albert Rodriguez, COO of Spanish Broadcasting System. García will be responsible for the management and oversight of SBS’ local and national radio […]

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NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

21 October 2014

Time Warner Cable’s NY1 Noticias is expanding its public service content. Starting today, the 24-hour Spanish-language local news network launches a biweekly news segment called “El Abogado a Tu Lado” (“Attorney on Your Side”) that aims to bring its audience the latest immigration news. The “El Abogado a Tu Lado” news segment will feature attorney […]

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Univision partners with Warner Music

Univision partners with Warner Music

20 October 2014

Univision Network and Warner Music announced they’re collaborating to give a recording deal to the winner of the TV network’s reality show “Va Por Ti.” Univision launched “Va Por Ti” on September 7th and airs on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It reached 5.8 million viewers on its premiere night. The winner of the competition […]

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Del Rincón returns to CNNE

Del Rincón returns to CNNE

20 October 2014

It looks like anchor Fernando del Rincón was able to renegotiate his contract at CNN en Español. After a month off the air, he returns to hosting his 10 pm show “Conclusiones” starting tonight. Fernando disappeared abruptly from CNNE on September 17. CNNE didn’t send out any alerts, but confirmed to Media Moves the anchor’s return […]

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González out in restructuring of Univision PR

González out in restructuring of Univision PR

20 October 2014

Malule González, who was VP and Station Manager of Univision Puerto Rico since January of 2012, will be departing the company effective this Thursday, October 23. Her exit comes amidst drastic cuts and restructuring at WLII Channel 11, which left about 100 people without a job when Univision announced it would shut down its news, […]

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Radio DJ Hugo Cadelago dies in NY hospital

Radio DJ Hugo Cadelago dies in NY hospital

18 October 2014

Hugo “El Gordo” Cadelago passed away late last night at a New York hospital. According to a source, he succumbed to cancer. A work colleague says Hugo was still on the air last week on his morning show “La Invasión Mañanera,” which airs on NY’s La Invasora 1600 AM, but was admitted to a hospital […]

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Bauzá named SVP/GM at Univision Puerto Rico amidst restructuring

Bauzá named SVP/GM at Univision Puerto Rico amidst restructuring

17 October 2014

As part of Univision Puerto Rico’s executive leadership and programming changes to Univision Canal 11, Jaime Bauzá has been promoted to the new position of SVP and General Manager. In this role, he’ll oversee Univision Puerto Rico which includes Univision Canal 11 and its second broadcast station in Puerto Rico, Tele Isla Canal 7, as […]

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Breaking: Univision Puerto Rico eliminates newscasts in restructuring, lays off 100+

Breaking: Univision Puerto Rico eliminates newscasts in restructuring, lays off 100+

17 October 2014

Univision Puerto Rico today announced it’s shutting down all of its departments, including news operations, effectively cancelling all local newscasts. That means 109 people are out of a job, according to the journalism union UPAGRA. Laid off reporters went on social media to report that they’re out of a job and that Univision Canal 11 […]

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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.