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Zamora promoted to Asst News Director

Zamora promoted to Asst News Director

In addition to being a reporter, Benjamín Zamora is now Assistant News Director at KINT 26, the Univision affiliate in El Paso. In his new role, he’ll help supervise news content and newsroom management. Before his promotion, Benjamín was an Executive Producer. Prior to joining the Entravision-owned affiliate, he was news reporter/MMJ for NBC Affiliate […]

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Marysol Castro Joins ESPN

Marysol Castro Joins ESPN

Former CBS and ABC network morning personality Marysol Castro has joined ESPN as host of “Premier Boxing Champions.” She’ll also be a reporter on ESPN’s Little League World Series telecasts. She starts July 11 at 9 pm, when “Premier Boxing Champions” premieres on the network. Marysol, most recently a news anchor for WPIX in New […]

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Estrella TV launches political show

Estrella TV launches political show

Political analyst Hernán Molina has landed his own show on Estrella TV network. “En La Lucha con Hernán Molina,” a weekly political show focusing on the most pressing current affairs impacting the Latino community in the United States, will air Sundays at 1 pm PT/12 CT. Featuring a panel of guests, the show aims to […]

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De La Rosa starts at WGCL

De La Rosa starts at WGCL

Christian De La Rosa has joined CBS affiliate WGCL as a reporter. He arrives to Atlanta from KSWB, the Fox affiliate in San Diego. His first day was Monday, June 29. Before his move to San Diego, Christian worked from 2007 to 2012 as an anchor/reporter for the English and Spanish operations of Central Florida […]

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Garcia leaves KENS

Garcia leaves KENS

Anchor Mat Garcia has left CBS affiliate KENS-TV in San Antonio after 3 years as the station’s morning anchor. His last day on the air was last Friday, June 26. That day he shared on Facebook that he decided to leave his anchor job “after long consideration and discussion with my family” and “to pursue […]

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Huelga hired as weekend meteorologist at KTNV

Huelga hired as weekend meteorologist at KTNV

Karla Huelga has jumped 56 markets to land in Las Vegas. ABC affiliate KTNV hired Karla from KVIA in El Paso to join the station’s Action News Weather First team. Karla, who is forecasting on weekend evenings, in addition to producing and substituting on weekdays, started on air on June 13th. “El Paso is home, […]

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Rozman starts as News Director at WZDC

Rozman starts as News Director at WZDC

María Rozman is back in the news business. After a brief stint as Director of Hispanic Media for the Hispanic Access Foundation, she is now News Director at WZDC, the ZGS-owned Telemundo affiliate in Washington, D.C. “I really enjoyed my time working with Hispanic Access Foundation, but when the opportunity to return the Telemundo family […]

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Ruiz named anchor at KPNX

Ruiz named anchor at KPNX

Vanessa Ruiz is leaving her reporter job at KNBC in Los Angeles. In 3 weeks, she starts at NBC affiliate KPNX 12 News in Phoenix as 5, 6 and 10 pm anchor. “After 14 intense, challenging, and unforgettable months in Los Angeles, life has decided to throw me a curveball and change my path,” Vanessa […]

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Adamari López returns to “Un Nuevo Día”

Adamari López returns to “Un Nuevo Día”

After the birth of her daughter Alaia and a three-month maternity leave, Adamari López returns to her TV hosting duties at “Un Nuevo Día.” Actress Laura Flores stepped in during her absence starting March 23. Adamari has been co-host of Telemundo’s morning show since 2012. The Puerto Rican actress and TV personality is scheduled to […]

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Trump sues Univision for $500 million

Trump sues Univision for $500 million

Donald Trump made good on his promise. He’s suing Univision for $500 million, alleging breach of contract and defamation after it broke business ties with Trump and announced it wouldn’t air the Miss USA pageant on July 12. It also accuses Univision of colluding with NBC. Ironically, the lawsuit states that “reaching the largest Spanish-speaking […]

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Rullán leaves WAPA for WNJU

Rullán leaves WAPA for WNJU

Alberto Rullán is leaving his native Puerto Rico for a job as fill-in anchor and reporter at WNJU Telemundo 47 in New York. He’ll be supporting weekday newscasts at 5 and 6 am and 5:30, 6 and 11 pm, as well as weekends at 5:30 and 11 pm. His first day will be July 27. […]

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Univision Radio cancels talk shows, flips AM net to music

Univision Radio cancels talk shows, flips AM net to music

Univision announced a leadership reorganization at its radio division last week. But it failed to disclose that the change included eliminating talk show programming and switching Univision América into a music and paid programming AM radio network. Univision América’s three remaining personality-driven talk shows “Doctora Isabel” and “Fernando Espuelas” were cancelled effective Thursday, June 25. […]

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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.