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WLTV inaugurates new set in Newsport

WLTV inaugurates new set in Newsport

Univision’s WLTV has finalized the move of its local news operations to Newsport, the brand new television production facility that houses all of the network’s news shows and cabler Fusion. Noticias 23 debuted its new look and set on Thursday, starting with their 5 am morning show. Now, the local newscasts will have access to […]

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Mendiola discusses rebranding of mun2 to NBCUniverso

Mendiola discusses rebranding of mun2 to NBCUniverso

Fourteen years after its launch, mun2 says goodbye this Saturday night. But right at midnight, February 1 it comes back to life as NBC Universo, a newly rebranded cable channel boasting a new logo, the NBC trademark peacock and a reworked programming grid. Parent company NBCUniversal has timed the relaunch of the channel just hours […]

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Miss Universe leaves Telemundo for Univision deal

Miss Universe leaves Telemundo for Univision deal

After 12 years airing on Telemundo, the Spanish-language broadcast of the Miss Universe pageant will be moving to Univision. It’s an interesting twist, since the deal with Univision was signed by the Miss Universe Organization, which is co-owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo’s parent company, and the Trump Organization. The Miss Universe Organization announced that as part […]

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Gutierrez hired at KXAS

Gutierrez hired at KXAS

Kris Gutierrez is leaving Chicago for a move back to Texas. He leaves WBBM in February and starts a new anchor job at KXAS, the NBC O&O in Dallas. He’ll be co-anchoring NBC 5 News Monday-Friday at 5 pm. . This marks a return to Dallas for Kris, who left his job as Fox News […]

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Univision extends Falco’s contract

Univision extends Falco’s contract

Randy Falco is staying put as President and CEO of Univision for three more years. Univision announced today it has extended the employment agreement through January 2018. According to the company, under his leadership, UCI has transformed into a multimedia company, expanding its reach with 16 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 61 television stations and […]

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Univision names López VP of Social Media

Univision names López VP of Social Media

Univision has hired Lincoln López as VP and General Manager of Social Media. He’ll be based in New York. In his new role, he’ll be working with leadership across the company to direct a fully integrated social media strategy that helps audiences engage and interact with Univision’s content across multiple media platforms. López was most recently […]

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América TeVé cancels “Café América”

América TeVé cancels “Café América”

It was very short lived. “Café América,” the two-hour morning show that debuted January 12, was axed after barely one week on the air. A spokesperson for América TeVé confirmed the show’s cancellation, but would not reveal why it was pulled off the air. The show’s last day was January 16. According to the spokesperson, […]

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Telemundo shuffles execs, names Vélez EVP of network news

Telemundo shuffles execs, names Vélez EVP of network news

In his first big reorganizational move since taking over as President of Telemundo Network in August of 2014, Luis Silberwasser today announced several changes among the executive ranks. Among them, he has named Luis Carlos Vélez to Executive Vice President of Network News, reporting directly to him. He takes over the news department leadership role […]

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FCC fines Univision $20,000 for misusing emergency alert

FCC fines Univision $20,000 for misusing emergency alert

DJs at Univision’s WXNY-FM in New York City illegally aired the emergency alert system tone several times in a comedy sketch, but the FCC isn’t laughing… and neither is Univision. The FCC launched an investigation after a complaint from a listener who heard EAS tones during the Luis Jimenez Show on January 28, 2014. That […]

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Salinas receives Broadcast Legend award; RTNA gives Golden Mikes

Salinas receives Broadcast Legend award; RTNA gives Golden Mikes

María Elena Salinas received her Broadcast Legend award from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. She becomes the first woman and first Latino/a to be honored with the award. She received her award last Saturday night, during RTNA’s 65th annual Golden Mike Awards ceremony at the Universal Hilton. Univision’s KMEX picked up […]

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Sabrina Rodríguez sentenced in theft case

Sabrina Rodríguez sentenced in theft case

Former KTXL-40 anchor Sabrina Rodríguez pled no contest to shoplifting charges that last year forced her to resign to her job with the Sacramento Fox affiliate. Her three felony counts were reduced to a single misdemeanor charge as part of a plea deal worked out by her attorney. The 31-year old Rodríguez appeared in court […]

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Iñiga moves up Texas markets

Iñiga moves up Texas markets

David Miguel Iñiga has moved up more than 15 markets from Laredo to Austin. He’s now sports anchor/reporter at Telemundo Austin. He was previously a sports anchor/reporter for Entravision-owned Fox affiliate KXOF-39 and KLDO Univision 27. “I am psyched about my new job at Telemundo Austin and I am looking forward to covering Longhorns’ football, […]

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