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Sánchez promoted at KNTV

Sánchez promoted at KNTV

Kris Sánchez has been promoted to weekday anchor at KNTV-11, the NBC O&O in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was most recently a reporter and anchor for the weekend editions of “Today in the Bay,” the station’s morning news program. Before joining KNTV as a reporter in 2004, Kris spent 2 years as anchor/reporter […]

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Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

Soraya Galán returns to Orlando as news anchor for Entravision’s “Noticias Univision Florida Central.” She joins co-anchor Paul Gamache at 6 and 11 pm. Her first day on the air was yesterday, September 15. She replaces anchor Sharon Miranda, who left the the news business and whose last day on the air was July 31. […]

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Torres hired as first Latina on Seattle Times’ editorial board

Torres hired as first Latina on Seattle Times’ editorial board

After spending the past 9 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, reporter Blanca Torres has moved to Washington state to become the first Latina to join the Seattle Times’ editorial board.  She joins the paper as an editorial writer and columnist. Her first day was Monday, September 8. “Taking on a job as an editorial […]

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Héctor Tobar leaves the LA Times

Héctor Tobar leaves the LA Times

Today is Héctor Tobar’s last day at the Los Angeles Times. He announced his departure on Facebook: “I’m leaving for a job as a full-time professor at the University of Oregon’s excellent journalism department. It’s a dream job, and I couldn’t say no.” A Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author, Héctor has been at the LAT […]

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Kimball out, Beckett named Fusion Chief Programming Officer

Kimball out, Beckett named Fusion Chief Programming Officer

Less than a year since its launch, Fusion’s top programmer is calling it quits. Billy Kimball, who was named Chief Programming Officer of the Univision/ABC joint venture in May of last year, is stepping down from the position. CEO Isaac Lee today announced Kimball’s departure and his replacement: Wade Beckett. “Under Billy’s leadership we had a successful launch and have […]

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Ríos departs SuperRadio Latino

Ríos departs SuperRadio Latino

Less than a year after he was named the Executive Vice President/GM of SuperRadio Latino Network, Jesse Ríos is no longer with the company. “I departed on the most amicable terms possible, and I sincerely wish SuperRadio Latino continued success,” Jesse tells Media Moves. “Currently, I am developing programming radio content for Regional Mexican and […]

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Bermúdez joins Telemundo’s KSTS

Bermúdez joins Telemundo’s KSTS

Sandra Bermúdez has joined KSTS-48 as reporter for “Noticiero Telemundo 48” at 6 PM and 11 PM. Her first day at the Telemundo O&O in San Jose was September 2. Sandra was most recently morning anchor for “Primera Edición” at Univision KUVN and for “Vive La Mañana” at KSTR Unimás 49 in Dallas. She previously worked […]

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Telemundo Tampa launches weekday newscast

Telemundo Tampa launches weekday newscast

ZGS-owned WRMD-49, the Telemundo affiliate in Tampa, today premieres its weekday newscast. Telenoticias Tampa will air at 6 and 11 pm. Monday through Friday. Former Univision and Telemundo network reporter Cristina Puig will anchor the newscast. Ángel Morales, will anchor the sports segment “Máquina Deportiva” and Raengel Solís will do weather and entertainment. Other newsteam […]

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The View names Rosie Perez as co-host

The View names Rosie Perez as co-host

After 17 years on the air, ABC has finally cast its first Latina to its talk ensemble “The View.” Actress Rosie Perez debuts as one of the new co-hosts in season 18 of the show, which starts Monday, September 15 at 11 am. She joins another new hire – republican political analyst Nicholle Wallace, George […]

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Piolín out at SiriusXM

Piolín out at SiriusXM

Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo had a short run on satellite radio. Less than a year after he launched his morning show on Sirius XM, his show has been canceled. Sirius’ four-hour daily morning program “El Show de Piolín,” was launched on October 18, 2013, less than 3 months after Univision Radio canceled his syndicated show amid allegations […]

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