Veronica Villafañe is an Emmy award-winning journalist, who has worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. She has 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.
She was President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006. A lifetime member of the organization, she was on the board of NAHJ from 2000 to 2007. She has also served on the board of RTNDA and was an Advisory Board Member of Newswatch.
She was most recently the West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia, the parent company of La Opinión newspaper, and was previously Managing Editor of Intersections South LA, a USC-funded community news website. A columnist for Poder Hispanic magazine for many years, she is currently a freelance writer, editor and producer.
She founded Media Moves in June of 2007 to address the lack of news coverage about Hispanic media and Latinos working in the media. The news site highlights moves and accomplishments of Latinos in the media and news about the industry.