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Balta promoted at ESPN

Balta promoted at ESPN

Hugo Balta, a Coordinating Producer for ESPN’S SportsCenter since 2011, has been promoted to a new role within the company. He has been named Senior Director, Multicultural Content for ESPN’s Digital & Print Media team. He officially starts the new position on December 1. In his new role, Hugo, has been assigned to help raise […]

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New role for Vizcón after Univision shuts down Puerto Rico operations

New role for Vizcón after Univision shuts down Puerto Rico operations

Roberto Vizcón, News Director of Univision Puerto Rico’s WLII Canal 11 since March of 2013, was not among the approximately 100 people laid off on Friday, October 17. He will stay on with Univision. According to a high-level company source, he’ll be returning home to Miami as Director of Special Projects for Univision Local Media. […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers start broadcasting games in Spanish

Cleveland Cavaliers start broadcasting games in Spanish

Veteran broadcaster Rafa “El Alcalde” Hernández Brito will be doing the play-by-play Spanish-language narration of the Cleveland Cavaliers 2014-15 regular and post-season games. This will mark the first time in club history that Cavs games will be broadcast in a second language. The Cleveland Cavaliers have partnered with Murray Hill Broadcasting’s Mega 87.7 FM to broadcast […]

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Rausseo promoted to sports anchor at KDEN

Rausseo promoted to sports anchor at KDEN

Emmy award-winning journalist Carlos Rausseo is moving to the anchor desk. Telemundo Denver/KDEN today announced it has promoted Carlos to sports anchor for “Noticiero Telemundo Denver” at 4:30 and 10 pm. He starts his new on-air role on Monday, November 3. He replaces Paola Varela Rossi, who was hired in March of this year, and […]

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Telemundo starts promoting ownership of World Cup coverage

Telemundo starts promoting ownership of World Cup coverage

With the 2014 World Cup and Univision’s rights to broadcast the games behind us – it was just a matter of time until the new rights holders started plugging the next one. NBCUniversal today announced that Telemundo and mun2 take over as the official Spanish-language Home of the FIFA World Cup™ in the U.S. across […]

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Univision Houston wins 10, KUVN takes 7 and KWEX gets 2 Emmys

Univision Houston wins 10, KUVN takes 7 and KWEX gets 2 Emmys

Three Univision O&Os in Texas won a total of 19 Emmys at the 12th annual Lone Star Emmy Awards, this past Saturday, October 25 at the Bayou City Music Theater in Houston. The biggest winner was KXLN 45 in Houston, which swept 10 categories. Anchor Raúl Peimbert took home 3 statuettes. Univision Dallas KUVN 23 won […]

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Telemundo Dallas picks up 8 Emmys; KTMD 6; KTDO 2

Telemundo Dallas picks up 8 Emmys; KTMD 6; KTDO 2

Telemundo 39 in Dallas is celebrating its 8 Emmy wins this past weekend. Anchor Norma García is among the honorees, winning best anchor for a fourth year in a row. Telemundo Houston was honored with 6 awards, one of them for Breaking News 5 pm newscast. KTDO in El Paso picked up two statuettes. Here’s the […]

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L.A.’s Mega 96.3 FM launches new morning show

L.A.’s Mega 96.3 FM launches new morning show

“The RaqC and Nachín Show” debuted today on Mega 96.3 FM in Los Angeles. The new morning show airs live from 6 to 10 am Monday to Friday. Raquel Cordova, better known as RaqC “The Queen of Spanglish Media” and for starring on Mun2 reality show “Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis and RaqC” and radio personality […]

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Ávalos starts at KTVT

Ávalos starts at KTVT

Gilma Ávalos is starting a new job today as anchor/reporter at KTVT, the CBS O&O in Dallas. She’ll be anchoring the CBS 11 News Saturday Morning from 8 to 9 am and CBS 11 News Sunday Morning from 7 to 8 am, alongside meteorologist Lisa Villegas. Gilma was most recently a reporter for WTVJ Miami. […]

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Ramos hit by CNN layoffs

Ramos hit by CNN layoffs

Weather anchor Mari Ramos is no longer with CNN. She was among the hundreds of people recentnly laid off from the network. She signed off from the air last Wednesday. CNN announced it was slashing about 1,500 jobs nationwide as part of its restructuring of the company. Mari had been with CNN since 1999, presenting weather […]

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