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Karen Borta leaves primetime for morning newscast

Karen Borta leaves primetime for morning newscast

Anchor Karen Borta is taking an unusual step. After almost 20 years as main anchor at KTVT-11, the CBS O&O in Dallas, she has decided to leave the evening newscasts to do mornings at the station. She’ll stay on for the next couple of weeks doing the 5, 6 and 10 pm news and switch […]

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Rozemberg hired to lead San Antonio weekly

Rozemberg hired to lead San Antonio weekly

Hernán Rozemberg is leaving his job as Metro Editor at the Lafayette Journal & Courier. His last day is December 26. He’s moving back to Texas to take on the role of Editor-in-Chief of the San Antonio Current, the city’s alt-weekly. He starts the new job on January 13. Prior to moving to the Midwest, Hernán was Senior […]

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Mexicanal produces second original docu-reality series

Mexicanal produces second original docu-reality series

Mexicanal is trying to expand its reach with more original programming. The network that targets Mexicans in the U.S. has produced its second original docu-reality series. “Son Mariachis” takes viewers behind the scenes look at life on the road with a mariachi family as it struggles to achieve success with its Mariachi Banda Nueva Generación. […]

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Helft named Forbes magazine’s SF bureau chief

Helft named Forbes magazine’s SF bureau chief

Tomorrow is Miguel Helft’s last day as senior writer for Fortune Magazine. Starting January 20, 2015 leaves he takes on a new job as San Francisco bureau chief for Forbes. In his new role, he’ll lead Forbes’ technology reporting team, guiding technology coverage, mentoring staff writers, supporting the contributor model, as well as editing Forbes magazine […]

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Carrillo joins startup reported.ly

Carrillo joins startup reported.ly

Wendy Carrillo has started a new job as West Coast anchor/producer for First Look Media’s startup reported.ly. She’ll be reporting directly to Andy Carvin, who heads the global news site scheduled to launch in January. “Andy and the team have full editorial control, we are going to experiment, see what works, what sticks and hopefully, […]

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López promoted to News Director at KTLM

López promoted to News Director at KTLM

Miguelángel López has been promoted from Executive Producer to News Director at KTLM-40, the Telemundo O&O in McAllen that covers South Texas’s Rio Grande Valley. He replaces Juan Francisco Cobos, who left the position in September for a Univision producer/correspondent job, also in McAllen. In his new role, Miguelángel will be responsible for the overall […]

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Abramson Valenzuela promoted to SVP at NBCU Hispanic Enterprises

Abramson Valenzuela promoted to SVP at NBCU Hispanic Enterprises

NBCUniversal has promoted Meara Abramson Valenzuela to Senior Vice President, Planning and Strategy, Hispanic Enterprises and Content. She’s based in New York and will report to Marlene Sánchez Dooner, EVP, Hispanic Enterprises and Content. In this role, she’ll support strategic decision-making and lead the analysis, planning and execution of key projects across the division’s businesses […]

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Yapor sidesteps Telemundo for Univision anchor job

Yapor sidesteps Telemundo for Univision anchor job

Karina Yapor was working as a multimedia journalist at KTDO, the Telemundo station in El Paso, when she got an offer to go to San Antonio as a weekday primetime anchor. With a deal in place – at least Telemundo thought so – the network publicly announced her hire on October 16, saying she would […]

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Paulina Rubio and Telemundo reach out of court settlement

Paulina Rubio and Telemundo reach out of court settlement

Singer and actress Paulina Rubio and Telemundo Network have settled a breach of contract lawsuit out of court. The singer filed a lawsuit against Telemundo in January of this year alleging the network reneged on its agreement to pay her $1.3 million to return as a coach for the second season of “La Voz Kids” […]

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Villaescusa promoted to Assistant ND at KTTV

Villaescusa promoted to Assistant ND at KTTV

Ruben Villaescusa has been promoted from Assignment Manager to Assistant News Director at KTTV-11, the Fox-owned station in Los Angeles where he has worked for the past 21 years. The promotion was effective starting yesterday morning. He replaces Tom Searson, who retired last month. During his tenure at KTTV, Ruben has been a writer, producer and […]

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Herrera assaulted outside of KGET studios

Herrera assaulted outside of KGET studios

Anchor Andrés Herrera, who works for the Telemundo affiliate in Bakersfield was attacked by a man outside the KGET studios just as he was about to enter the station earlier today. Andrés was taken to the hospital, but wasn’t seriously injured. The assault was captured by a security camera. Andrés says that when the man […]

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Zapata arrested for domestic violence

Zapata arrested for domestic violence

MundoFox 22 reporter Carlos Rubén Zapata was arrested and charged with two felony counts of corporal injury on a spouse. The 51-year old Zapata was arrested at 1:40 am on December 3 after a domestic violence call and  initially charged with one felony count of corporal injury on a spouse. According to his wife, he […]

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