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Bojorquez starts new role as Miami correspondent for CBS News

Bojorquez starts new role as Miami correspondent for CBS News

Manuel Bojorquez kicked of this week as the new CBS News’ Miami correspondent. He left the network’s Dallas bureau, where he has worked since joining CBS in 2012. The network plans to expand its reporting of Latin America. With that goal in mind and given his recent work in Cuba and Central America, CBS decided […]

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Estrada lands weekend anchor at WINK and WXCW

Estrada lands weekend anchor at WINK and WXCW

John-Carlos Estrada has made a 47 market jump to Fort Myers, where he starts a new job as weekend anchor and reporter for CBS affiliate WINK and CW affiliate WXCW. He’ll be anchoring the 6 and 11 pm newscasts on CBS and the 6:30 and 10 pm shows on CW on Saturdays and Sundays. He’ll […]

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Suárez hired as promotions producer at WNJU

Suárez hired as promotions producer at WNJU

Christian Suárez has moved to New York for a job as Promotions Producer WNJU Telemundo 47. He started the new yesterday. In his new role, Suárez will be responsible for planning, producing and executing the station’s branding strategy and sales support campaigns for Telemundo 47. He arrives to WNJU after working for sister station KXTX Telemundo […]

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Lara named GM of Univision Radio

Lara named GM of Univision Radio

Univision finally has someone taking over the leadership of its radio division. The company today announced it has hired Jesús Lara as General Manager of Digital, Content, and Entertainment for Radio. The position had been vacant for almost a year, since the sudden death of Alejandro Nieto Molina last January, after barely a week on […]

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WPLG moves Hatzel Vela to Cuba

WPLG moves Hatzel Vela to Cuba

Reporter Hatzel Vela, who has been covering Cuba extensively since joining WPLG-TV in 2014, will now be reporting from Havana full time. Miami ABC affiliate WPLG has moved Vela and photojournalist Brian Ely to the island after it got permission from Cuba to base a news crew on a full time basis, becoming the first […]

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María Elena Salinas lands show on Investigation Discovery

María Elena Salinas lands show on Investigation Discovery

After more than 35 years working for Univision, viewers will get to see María Elena Salinas hosting her own English-language newsmagazine on another network. Crime investigation series “The Real Story with Maria Elena Salinas” will on Investigation Discovery within the next few months. Salinas, who is also a co-executive producer of the show, will continue […]

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Urquidi exits Univision Phoenix

Urquidi exits Univision Phoenix

Sergio Urquidi has anchored his last newscast at Univision Phoenix. Station management has opted not to renew his contract. Yesterday was Urquidi’s last day on the air after almost four years at KTVW-33. A station spokesperson confirmed his departure: “We thank Sergio for his contributions and wish him well.” Heidi Renpenning will anchor the newscasts solo while […]

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Telemundo launches first sports podcast with Gurwitz & Hermosillo

Telemundo launches first sports podcast with Gurwitz & Hermosillo

Telemundo’s sports division is jumping into podcasting. It has launched “Día de Gallos,” featuring sports analyst Miguel Gurwitz former and Mexican soccer star and commentator Carlos Hermosillo. Developed by Telemundo Deportes in partnership with reVolver Podcasts, this marks the first-ever sports podcast offered by a U.S. Spanish-language broadcast network. “Día de Gallos” covers the world […]

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