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Myrka Dellanos leaves Estrella TV

Myrka Dellanos leaves Estrella TV

Exactly two years since joining LBI Media’s Estrella TV, Myrka Dellanos, host of “El Noticiero EstrellaTV con Myrka” and “En Exclusiva con Myrka Dellanos,” is exiting the network. Her last day is tomorrow, Friday, April 24. She announced news of her departure on social media, but did not share where she was going next. She […]

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Page starts as Comm Manager at NBCUniverso

Page starts as Comm Manager at NBCUniverso

Dawn Page is leaving Los Angeles. She has been hired as Communications Manager at NBCUniverso, the recently renamed mun2 cable network, which has moved its operations from Universal City to Miami to be closer to the headquarters of its sister network Telemundo. She’ll be reporting to Peter Dobrow, VP of Communications for NBC Universo. She […]

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Pitti takes reporter job at WFDC

Pitti takes reporter job at WFDC

Edwin Pitti is leaving Univision 65 Philadelphia, where he is currently a video journalist. His last day is April 30. He has accepted a position as a news reporter at WFDC, the Entravision-owned Univision affiliate in Washington D.C. Before joining the Univision O&O in Philly, he co-anchored Noticias 40, the first local Spanish newscast in […]

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NBC UNIVERSO hires Silar as SVP of Programming

NBC UNIVERSO hires Silar as SVP of Programming

NBC UNIVERSO, the recently renamed mun2 cable network, continues its revamping efforts. It has hired longtime Discovery exec Bilai Joa Silar as Senior Vice President, Programming and Production. She starts the new job on Monday, April 27, reporting to Rubén Mendiola, President, NBC UNIVERSO. Silar will lead the development and execution of NBC UNIVERSO’s programming […]

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López leaves anchor job at KCAL to pursue master’s degree

López leaves anchor job at KCAL to pursue master’s degree

She’s one of the longest-running anchors in Los Angeles. But this Friday, April 24, Sylvia López will anchor her final newscast on KCAL-9. A multi-Emmy and Golden Mike award-winner and currently KCAL’s 4 and 9 pm anchor, Sylvia decided to leave her 30-year career in broadcast news to go back to school and pursue a […]

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Salinas quits anchor job at KRCA

Salinas quits anchor job at KRCA

Mirthala Salinas, weeknight anchor at Estrella TV’s KRCA-62, has left the company. She says she wants to spend more time with her family. Her last day on the air was Friday, but she announced her departure on social media with the following message: “I’m not one for good-byes and that’s why I didn’t do it […]

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Anaya resigns from anchor job at KPHO

Anaya resigns from anchor job at KPHO

After a 26-year career in broadcast news, Catherine Anaya has decided to call it quits. She announced on Friday that she’s leaving her anchor job as weekday anchor at KPHO, the CBS affiliate in Phoenix at the end of July to spend more time with her family. “It was not a tough decision – probably […]

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Sábado Gigante ends run on Univision

Sábado Gigante ends run on Univision

After 53 years on the air, Univision announced today that its top-rated variety show, “Sábado Gigante,” hosted and created by the legendary Don Francisco, will come to an end on Sept. 19, 2015. The final show will coincide with the end of the 2014-2015 broadcast television season. Don Francisco, who’s real name is Mario Kreutzberger, […]

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Moras joins ZGS as GM of holaciudad.com

Moras joins ZGS as GM of holaciudad.com

ZGS Communications has named Carmen Moras General Manager of its digital site holaciudad.com. She starts the new job on Monday, April 20. She’ll report to Ron Gordon, CEO of ZGS Communications. Moras most recently spent over 7 years as Digital Client Services Manager for Terra Networks USA, based in Miami. She was previously Manager of […]

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López leaves Google to head Univision Digital

López leaves Google to head Univision Digital

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) has hired Mark López to lead the company’s digital expansion aimed at reaching mobile, tech-savvy audiences. Google’s former Head of Hispanic Audience Sales takes over as Executive VP and General Manager of Univision Digital, effective May 1. He’ll be based in Miami and report to Isaac Lee, President of News and […]

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Jorge Ramos makes Time’s 100 influential list

Jorge Ramos makes Time’s 100 influential list

Time magazine today unveiled its list of the 100 most influential people and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos is on it. Jorge is on one of 5 separate covers of the magazine’s 12th annual Time 100 issue, which goes on sale Friday. The other four covers feature Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bradley Cooper, Kanye […]

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Espinoza promoted at KVEA

Espinoza promoted at KVEA

Daisy Espinoza moves up the ranks at KVEA-52, the Telemundo O&O in Los Angeles. She was promoted from News Producer to Executive Producer for the station’s morning show, effective Monday, April 6. KVEA hired Daisy in 2013. She started as a news producer for the 11 pm newscast. In December of that year, she became […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've 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. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.