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Corona named 4 pm anchor at WSB

Corona named 4 pm anchor at WSB

Wendy CoronaAs of this week, Wendy Corona is officially the new 4 pm weekday co-anchor at Atlanta’s ABC affiliate WSB, alongside Craig Lucie.

She had been filling in at that time slot after Erin Coleman left the station in June.

Wendy has anchored Channel 2 Action News at 6 and 11 pm on weekends since joining the station in January 2013.

Before moving to Atlanta, she worked as a reporter at WFAA in Dallas. She was previously an anchor at KPRC in Houston. Wendy has also worked as a morning anchor at WPLG in Miami.

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Telemundo expands “Titulares y Más” to 7 days; adds Rosina Grosso as co-host

Telemundo expands “Titulares y Más” to 7 days; adds Rosina Grosso as co-host

Rosina GrossoTelemundo Deportes is expanding the schedule of “Titulares y Más.”

The popular sports show, which currently airs Monday through Friday at 11:35 pm ET, will also be available Saturdays and Sundays at 11 pm ET starting Saturday, November 5.

As the show enters a new phase, the network has hired Rosina Grosso to join Miguel Gurwitz, Karim Mendiburu and Ana Jurka as a new co-host.

Before joining Telemundo Deportes, Rosina previously co-hosted Univision’s “Sábado Gigante,” Yahoo Sports’ “Deportes Sin Corbata” and starred in several independent films.

“Titulares y Más” debuted in 2005.

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Leyla Santiago named CNN Mexico City correspondent

Leyla Santiago named CNN Mexico City correspondent

Leyla SantiagoCNN has hired Emmy-award winning Leyla Santiago as a correspondent based in Mexico City. She joins the cable network from Raleigh NBC affiliate WRAL, where she was an anchor and reporter since 2012.

In her new role, Leyla will contribute across CNN’s television and digital platforms, highlighting the relationship between Mexico and the United States.

Before WRAL, Leyla spent three years as a morning anchor at KBAK/KBFX in Bakersfield. She previously worked as a reporter for KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska.

She started her broadcast career as a reporter for NBC29 in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2006.

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Univision names Díaz President, Entertainment; Santucho EVP of Univision Studios

Univision names Díaz President, Entertainment; Santucho EVP of Univision Studios

Lourdes Diaz and Adrian Santucho

Lourdes Diaz and Adrian Santucho.

Univision has made key leadership appointments in its entertainment division. Lourdes Diaz has been named President of Entertainment and Adrián Santucho Executive Vice President of Univision Studios, effective November 1, 2016.

Díaz will be based in Los Angeles and will report to Isaac Lee, Chief News, Entertainment and Digital Officer.

Santucho will be based in Miami and report to Díaz.

As President of Entertainment, Diaz will be responsible for identifying and executing on strategic acquisitions and developing new content formats.

Santucho will be responsible for overseeing Univision Studios productions and will work closely with Televisa on production-related initiatives.

Díaz joins Univision from Comedy Central International, where she was most recently Vice President of Global Production and Development, where she was responsible for commissioning all scripted and non-scripted productions and was the Executive Producer of international scripted series, including “I Live with Models,” “Brotherhood,” “Medics” and “Wasteman.”

Before Comedy Central, she was VP of Primetime Programming at NBC Universal Media Studios.

Santucho was most recently CEO of FremantleMedia Latin America, where he oversaw the production of several series, including “La Banda,” “Sí Se Puede,” “100 Latinos Dijeron” and “México Tiene Talento.”

Prior to FremantleMedia in 2013, Santucho spent more than a decade with Endemol in various senior production and development roles, including Managing Director at FremantleMedia Mexico, VP of Production and Development, starting with the company as an Executive Producer in Argentina.

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KDTV debuts new San Jose headquarters

KDTV debuts new San Jose headquarters

Univision Studio San Jose

Univision KDTV 14’s new studio in its new headquarters in San Jose.

Two years after Univision’s KDTV first announced plans to move from its San Francisco headquarters, the station has finally relocated to San Jose.

KDTV had been based in the 41st floor of a skyscraper in San Francisco’s Financial District since 1998. It was previously housed further south in the city, in an industrial park on Palou Ave.

The move was prompted by the high cost of doing business in San Francisco and an opportunity to be closer to where most of the market’s Hispanic population lives.

KDTV broadcast its first newscast from the new location on Monday, October 17.

Radio stations: KSOL (98.9/99.1), KBRG (100.3 Mas Variedad), and KVVF (Hot 105.7/100.7) also relocated to San Jose.

An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place in January of 2017.

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Texas Univision and Telemundo stations win big at Lone Star Emmys

Texas Univision and Telemundo stations win big at Lone Star Emmys

Univision Houston Emmys 2016

The Univision Houston team poses with their 2016 Emmys.

Univision stations KXLN Houston 45, KWEX San Antonio 41, KUVN Dallas 23 and KAKW Austin 62 were recognized with a combined 31 Emmys from the Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Notable wins include an Overall Excellence Emmy for KUVN 23 and a Team Coverage Emmy to the KXLN 45 news team.

Rival Telemundo stations also fared very well during the awards ceremony, which took place on Saturday, October 15.

Telemundo-owned KXTX 39 Dallas, KTMD 40 Houston and KTLM Rio Grande Valley picked up a combined 39 awards. Among Telemundo’s notable wins: News Excellence and best anchor honors for KXTX 39 and best Newscast – Evening large market for KTMD 40. ZGS Telemundo affiliate KTDO also picked up three awards.

Here’s the list of winners by station:

Univision Houston KXLN 45

Team Coverage
Houston Under Water
Leslie Enríquez, News Producer
Jessica Rivera, Assignment Managing Editor
Donald Valdez, Director/Technical Director
Arnaldo Rojas, Reporter
Lizzet Lopez, Reporter
Eling Lorena Cassani, Graphic Designer/Operator
Salvador Cruz, Executive Producer

Investigative Report–Single Story
A La Carta: Robo De Salario
Arnaldo Rojas, Investigative Reporter

Health/Science–News Series
Rompiendo Barreras/Breaking Barriers
Leslie Enríquez, Reporter/Producer
Jose Luis Leal, Editor
Maricela Abarca Martinez, Editor

Human Interest–News Series
Ante La Adversidad
Rebecca Suarez, Producer
Douglas Zepeda, Photographer/Editor

Military–News Single Story/Feature/News Series
Cicatrices Del Ejercito
Rebecca Suarez, Reporter/Producer
Juan Ramirez, Photographer/Editor
Douglas Zepeda, Photographer

Promotion–News Promo–Campaign/Image
Noticias 45 Talents Testimonial Campaign
Enrique Del Valle, Writer/Producer/Director

En Búsqueda De La Excelencia (Pursuing Excellence)
Lester Gretsch, Sports Anchor

Reporter–Features/Human Interest
Personalize It
Rebecca Suarez, Reporter

Reporter–General Assignment/Spot News
Suarez on the Spot
Rebecca Suarez, Reporter

Subpoenaed by a Mic
Rebecca Suarez, Reporter

Reporter–Specialty Assignment
Pope Francis: Two Nations, One Faith
Raul Peimbert, Correspondent

Coffee-flavored News
Rebecca Suarez, Writer

Univision Dallas KUVN 23

Overall Excellence
Univision DFW: Entertain, Educate and Empower
Mark Masepohl, Senior Vice President/General Manager

General Assignment Report–Within 24 Hours
Tornados en Diciembre
Edén Soto Alva, Reporter
Mario Barraza, Photojournalist

Environment–News Single Story/Series/Feature
Cambio Climático
Albert Martinez, Meteorologist
Juan Valdez, Graphic Artist
Israel Perez, Photographer/Editor

Sports–News Feature
Sin Barreras
William Castro Jaramillo, Photographer/Editor

Weather–News Weathercast
El Tiempo con Albert Martinez
Albert Martinez, Meteorologist

Albert Martinez, Meteorologist
Manuel Moreno, Producer
Israel Perez, Photographer
Andrea Aguirre Alvarado, Video Journalist
Jose Lomeli, Photographer
Sandra Silvestrucci, Reporter
Milensky Rega, Reporter
Karen Falla, Reporter
Johana Suarez, Reporter
Edén Soto Alva, Reporter
Vanessa Abuchaibe, Weather Anchor
Mario Barraza, Photographer

Public/Current/Community Affairs–Feature/Segment
Prostitución de Menores
Andrea Aguirre Alvarado, Video Journalist

Community/Public Service (PSAs)–Single Spot/Campaign
Por Tu América
Mariano Domínguez, Creative Services Videographer/Editor
Felícitas Cadena, Community Empowerment Manager
Karen O’brien, On-Air Talent

Director–Live or Recorded Live/Newscast/Sports
Miguel Milán Composite
Miguel Milán Jr., Director

Writer–Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens)
Sonia Salas Puts it in Writing
Sonia Salas, Creative Services Writer

Univision San Antonio Emmys 2016

The Univision San Antonio team celebrates its Emmy wins.

Univision San Antonio KWEX 41

Arts/Entertainment–News Single Story/Series/Feature
Arte Especial
Monica Navarro, Reporter/Producer
Joe Arredondo, Photographer/Editor

Tributo al Gigante
Gonzalo Magana, Producer
Monica Navarro, Reporter
Joe Arredondo, Editor

Children/Youth/Teen–Program Feature/Special/Feature/Segment
Los Chavos de la Calle–Mexico City
Luis Flores, Producer
Carolina Vela, Reporter
Enrique Gonzales, Photographer
Timothy Gaitan, Graphics

Crime–News Single Story/Series/Feature
Justicia Para Nuestras Hijas
David Romo, Producer
Myrna Delia Salas Salinas, Reporter
Izidio Contreras, Photographer/Editor

Education/Schools–News Single Story/Series/Feature
Nadando Por Tu Vida
Myrna Delia Salas Salinas, Reporter
Saul Martinez, Photographer/Editor
Victor Mellado, Photographer

Specialty Assignment Report–News Single Story/Series/Feature
Cacería al Volante
Anuar Revuelta, Reporter
Saul Martinez, Photographer/Editor

La Niña “El Secreto Del Hotel Posada”–Mexico City
Luis Flores, Editor

Univision Austin KAKW 62

Health/Science–News Single Story/Feature
Dieta de Insectos
Carola Guerrero De León, Multimedia Video Journalist

Public/Current/Community Affairs–Program/Special/Series
Víctimas de las Calles
Liliana Soto, Reporter/Videographer/Editor

Telemundo Dallas Emmys 2016

Telemundo Dallas celebrates its 20 Emmys.

Telemundo Dallas KXTX

News Excellence: “Telemundo 39”
Newscast – Morning/Daytime – Larger Markets (1-25): “Dayside Action-Gina Martinez”
Anchor – News: “The Texas Duet” – Norma Garcia and Enrique Teutelo
Anchor – Weather: “Beyond The Forecast” – Néstor Flecha
Program Host/Moderator/Reporter: “Host Of Enfoque 39” – Norma Garcia
Reporter – Sports: “Reportando Los Deportes, Una Carrera Al Éxito” – Erik Mora
Photographer – Short Form (Short Form (Promos, PSAS, Commercials, Opens, Etc.): “Telemundo Digital” – Christian Suarez and Diego Flores
Director – Non-Live (Post-Produced)/Short Form (Promos, PSAS, Commercials, Opens, Etc.): “Telemundo Digital” – Christian Suarez
Editor – Short Form (Promos, PSAS, Commercials, Opens, Etc.): “Telemundo Digital” – Christian Suarez and Moises Munoz
News Producer: “My Little Producer – Newscasts Are Magic” – Elizabeth Valles
General Assignment Report – No Time Limit: “The Luna Family, From Tragedy To Hope”
Breaking News: “Telemundo 39 Ultima Hora”
Continuing Coverage: “Christmas Tornado”
News Special: “Pope In Mexico Enfoque Special”
Arts/Entertainment – News Single Story/Series/Feature: “Celebremos A Mama-Dona Catalina”
Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature/Segment: “Que Pasa Metroplex”
Human Interest – Program Feature/Segment: “Asi Le Hice”
Politics/Government – News Series: “Your Vote Is Your Voice”
Politics/Government – Program/Special: “UTA Election Show”
Specialty Assignment Report – Program/Special/Feature/Segment: “Telemundo 39 Responde”
Texas Heritage – News Single Story/Series/Feature: “What’s A Kolache?”

Telemundo Houston KTMD

Newscast-Evening-Larger Markets (1-25): “Noticiero Telemundo Houston – 10 PM”
Investigative Report-Series: “Autopsia De Un Desastre – Series”
Feature News Report – Light Feature/Series: “Chalo”
Business/Consumer-News Single Story/Series/Feature: “Las Apariencias Engañan”
Historic/Cultural-News Single Story/Feature/Series: “Hecho En México”
Politics/Government – News Single Story/Feature: “Cobertura Debate Republicano”
Religion – News Single Story/Series/Feature: “Los Misterios De La Virgen Morena”
Sports – Daily or Weekly Program: “Domina La Accion En La Prepa”
Weather – News Single Story/Series/Feature: “Dr. Jim’s Weather Labs El Tiempo”
Editor – Short Form (Promos, PSAS, Commercials, Opens, Etc.): “Da Greatest” – Ivan Castillo
Reporter – Live: Rubidia Guzmán
Photographer – News: Alex Moreno
Video Journalist: Rubidia Guzmán

Telemundo Rio Grande Valley KTLM

Community Service: “Aprender Es Triunfar, Ayuda Financiera – Learning Is Success, Financial Assistance”
Spot News: “Angeles Del Desierto”
Human Interest – News Single Story: “Mis Primeros Pasos”
Informational/Instructional – Program/Special/Feature/Segment/Series: “Aprender Es Triunfar – Ayuda Financiera”
Telemundo El Paso KTDO

Documentary – Cultural/Historical: Prairie Dreams ‘Children Of San Eli’
Antonio Favela, Director/Producer/Editor; Oscar Ortega, Photographer

Human Interest – News Feature: Volando Sobre Ruedas
Antonio Favela, Reporter/Producer/Editor

Promotion – News Promo – Single Spot: Ten Years
Alfredo Lopez, Producer/Director/Camera Operator

The Lone Star Emmy® Chapter represents 19 television markets in Texas. You can find the complete list of winners on the chapter’s website.

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Telemundo hires Sánchez Graham as SVP of Creative Operations

Telemundo hires Sánchez Graham as SVP of Creative Operations

Ingrid Sanchez GrahamIngrid Sánchez Graham joins Telemundo as SVP of Creative Operations. She’ll be based in Miami and report to Aileen Angulo-Merciel, SVP of Marketing and Creative.

In this new role, she’ll be tasked with creating an operational structure for Telemundo and NBC Universo’s marketing and creative departments.

She’ll also be responsible for overseeing all creative production operations, including on-air promotions and graphics, and delivery of off-air creative campaigns.

She joins Telemundo from Discovery Networks Latin America/USH, where she worked for the past 14 years, most recently as VP of Business Operations. Prior to that role, was as VP of Content Business Operations. She has also worked as Production Manager for Disney Channel Latin America and Brazil.

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Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

RiseUp As One

Univision and the Fusion Media Group have set the stage for its U.S.-Mexico border “RiseUp as One” concert.

The networks organized the event as a way to “bridge the border” and celebrate “inclusiveness, diversity, and global unity” through the language of music with the help of a multitude of international artists who will be performing at the event held at the Cross Border Xpress (CBX) in San Diego.

The music concert will be broadcast live coast-to-coast from 7 to 10 pm, ET/4 to 7 pm, PT  Saturday, October 15 on both Univision and Fusion networks.

The lineup includes a wide range of artists: Miguel Bosé, T Bone Burnett, Luis Coronel, Andra Day, Lila Downs, Jorge Drexler, Fonseca, Becky G, Jesse & Joy, Juanes, Natalia Lafourcade, Los Tigres del Norte, Debi Nova, Lupillo Rivera, Residente, Alejandro Sanz, Julieta Venegas and Carlos Vives.

The event will be hosted by La Banda’s Alejandra Espinoza, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, along with Fusion’s Nando Vila and Natasha del Toro. Special guests include Gael García Bernal and Jonás Cuarón of “Desierto,” Mía Maestro, Wilmer Valderrama.

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