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Méndez to leave VP of News job at WNJU

Karen MendezTelemundo 47’s VP of News Karen Méndez is leaving the New York station. Her last day on the job is Friday, September 8.

Her departure was announced to staff yesterday – two years after she joined WNJU.

“Karen Mendez has made a personal decision to leave Telemundo 47 and relocate to Florida,” says a station spokesperson. “She will be missed and we wish her the very best.”

Upon her departure, Assistant News Director Endy Rodríguez will become the Acting News Director and Executive Producer Delines Alonso will move into the role of Acting Assistant News Director.

According to the spokesperson, “a search for our next Vice President of News is underway. “

Prior to landing the job at WNJU, Méndez was VP of Content at KXTX Telemundo 39 in Dallas. Before that, she was News Director for WFDC Univision in Washington, D.C.

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