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Torres returns to San Antonio as weather anchor for Univision

Torres returns to San Antonio as weather anchor for Univision

Gabriel Torres has left his job as video journalist at KXTX Telemundo 39 in Dallas to return to San Antonio, where he has taken on a new role as weather anchor at KWEX Univision 41. In addition to doing weather, Gabriel will also do traffic segments and continue his work as a VJ, producing feature […]

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After quitting NBC, Anthony Ponce reveals he'll produce podcast

After quitting NBC, Anthony Ponce reveals he’ll produce podcast

Anthony Ponce anchored his final newscast at NBC 5 in Chicago this past Sunday, July 24. Shortly after signing off and leaving the station, he posted a video on Facebook titled “Why I Quit NBC: The Full Story.” In the almost 3-minute video, Anthony shares the reasons behind his decision to resign to his anchor […]

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Police identify suspect in Jay Torres’ murder

Police identify suspect in Jay Torres’ murder

After a month-long investigation into the murder of Texas journalist Jay Torres, homicide detectives have identified a suspect in the case. Police have issued a murder warrant for the arrest of Aníbal Edilfredo Chirino Mejía of Garland, a 23 year-old with a prior criminal history. He faces a murder charge for the shooting death of […]

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Telemundo hires Silkworth as SVP of Insights and Consumer Development

Telemundo hires Silkworth as SVP of Insights and Consumer Development

Telemundo has hired Lia Silkworth as Senior Vice President of Insights and Consumer Development, based in Miami. She’ll be in charge of developing and leading the programming and consumer research departments for Telemundo Network, NBC Universo and its digital properties. As part of her role, Silkworth will provide guidance on brand performance, multi-platform viewing, and […]

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Reporter Iris Delgado’s attacker pleads guilty

Reporter Iris Delgado’s attacker pleads guilty

The woman who attacked Telemundo 62 reporter Iris Delgado during a live shot last month has pled guilty to a charge of simple assault yesterday. Waheedah Wilson, a 37-year-old homeless woman, has been in jail since the June 8 attack, because she couldn’t afford bond for her $25,000 bail, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Judge Jacqueline […]

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Univision hires Rodríguez as first Chief Global Security Officer

Univision hires Rodríguez as first Chief Global Security Officer

Univision has created a new position and hired a high-level FBI officer to deal with “rapidly-evolving security and safety issues” that the company may face. Diego Rodríguez has been named Univision’s Chief Global Security Officer, tasked with “overseeing and coordinating enterprise-wide security efforts to ensure that the company has best-in-class practices in place to safeguard […]

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García named News Director at KIII-TV

García named News Director at KIII-TV

Oscar E. Garcia has started a new job as News Director of KIII-TV in Corpus Christi. He joins the ABC affiliate from KFOX in EL Paso, where he was Executive Producer since February of 2014. Before that, he spent over three years as news producer for the station’s 9 pm weekday newscast. Oscar previously worked at […]

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KTLM adds Sánchez to news team

KTLM adds Sánchez to news team

KTLM Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley has hired Carlos Sánchez as Video Journalist for its 10 pm newscast. His first day at at the station is today, but he’ll make his on-air debut in early August. Carlos arrives to Telemundo 40 from KTDO Telemundo El Paso, where he worked since 2014 until last week. He […]

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