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Calderón and Goyso named co-hosts of "Sal y Pimienta"

Calderón and Goyso named co-hosts of “Sal y Pimienta”

Any hopes Rodner Figueroa had to get reinstated as host and fashion commentator at Univision were quashed today. Three weeks after Rodner was fired for saying on live television that First Lady Michelle Obama looked like a cast member from the “Planet of the Apes,” the network today announced Carlos Calderón and Jomari Goyso will […]

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Ana María Polo renews multi-year contract with Telemundo

Ana María Polo renews multi-year contract with Telemundo

Telemundo’s courtroom star Ana María Polo has renewed her contract to continue hosting “Caso Cerrado.” Telemundo announced the multi-year deal, but would not reveal the actual length of the contract. Polo has had her TV show on Telemundo for 14 years. Starting out in 2001 as “Sala de Parejas,” it was renamed “Caso Cerrado con la Dra. […]

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Tanzina Vega leaves NYT for CNN

Tanzina Vega leaves NYT for CNN

After an 8-year run at the New York Times, Tanzina Vega is leaving the paper to join CNN Politics as a digital correspondent. She’ll continue to be based in New York. She starts the new job on April 20. In her new role, Tanzina will be covering the intersection of technology, politics and civil rights leading […]

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WNUE-FM debuts new morning show

WNUE-FM debuts new morning show

Entravision Orlando has launched a new morning show on Salsa 98.1FM. “En Candela,” hosted by Arnaldo Olivieri “JR al Aire” and Mariela Chópite, debuted yesterday and will air Monday through Friday from 6 to 10 am. The morning drive show will include special reports from Miami and Puerto Rico news hubs, in addition to entertainment […]

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Univision cancels Dallas & Houston newscasts; launches regional Texas show

Univision cancels Dallas & Houston newscasts; launches regional Texas show

It didn’t work for Telemundo, but Univision is going to give it a shot – eliminating local for regional programming. Univision cancelled “Primera Edición” in Dallas and Houston. KUVN Univision 23 Dallas and KXLN Univision 45 Houston aired their last local morning newscasts on Friday, March 27 from 4 to 6 am. The company also […]

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NBCU hires Díaz as VP of Insights & Strategy

NBCU hires Díaz as VP of Insights & Strategy

Reny Díaz has left his position as Senior Research Director for Fusion and Univision Noticias to become Vice President of Insights & Strategy of NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content. Previously based in Miami, he moves to New York and will report to Jacqueline Hernández, Chief Marketing Officer. In this newly created role, Díaz will be […]

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Rodríguez named LA Times Sports Editor

Rodríguez named LA Times Sports Editor

Less than a year after accepting a job at the The Washington Post as Deputy Editor for Mobile Innovation, Ángel Rodríguez is moving cross-country for a new opportunity at the Los Angeles Times. “I was really lucky to work with some amazing journalists at the Washington Post, but the opportunity to lead the sports department […]

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Losada leaves Telemundo Deportes

Losada leaves Telemundo Deportes

Senior sports anchor Jessi Losada is leaving Telemundo at the end of March after a 15-year run with the network. “I believe that living a successful life includes pushing ourselves to grow, change and continue to innovate while giving back to our Latino Community which is what I will continue do,” Jessie tells Media Moves.* […]

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Olivia Fierro returns to KTVK

Olivia Fierro returns to KTVK

Olivia Fierro has left her weeknight anchor job at KVVU channel 5, the FOX affiliate in Las Vegas, to move back to Arizona. She has returned to Phoenix independent station KTVK, where on Monday, March 23, she started co-anchoring “Good Morning Arizona.” “It was a unique opportunity to return to a station where I worked […]

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Della de Lafuente dies at 51

Journalist Della de Lafuente suffered two strokes and died early Friday, March 20 at a hospital in West Bergen, New Jersey. She was 51. A Texas native, Della had a lengthy career in journalism. She reported for the Chicago Sun-Times, the Arizona Republic, Crain Communications and the San Antonio Light. Della, who worked as a […]

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Ramírez newest reporter to join KTTV

Mario Ramírez has started a new job as morning reporter for KTTV-11, the Fox O&O in Los Angeles. Mario, who will also be a fill-in anchor, made his debut yesterday morning on “Good Day LA.” “Fox 11 is a perfect fit for me. The morning show is relevant, energetic, and fun. The entire staff has […]

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Guzmán lands weather anchor job at KBLR

KBLR Telemundo Las Vegas announced today it has hired Adriana Guzmán as Weather Anchor for its 5:30 and 11 pm weekday newscasts. Her first day was Monday, March 23. Adriana joins Noticiero Telemundo Las Vegas after working as a weekday news reporter for Estrella TV’s KRCA-62 in Los Angeles for the past two years. While […]

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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. I am currently the Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer and a columnist for Poder Hispanic magazine. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.
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