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Univision 14 will move SF headquarters to San Jose

Univision 14 will move SF headquarters to San Jose

Citing the high cost of doing business in San Francisco and an opportunity to set up shop closer to where most of the market’s Hispanic population lives, KDTV Univision 14 is relocating its operations down south to San Jose. The Univision O&O moved to the 41st floor of a skyscraper in San Francisco’s Financial District […]

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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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NTN24 gets NY carriage on Cablevision

NTN24 gets NY carriage on Cablevision

International news and opinion network NTN24 is expanding its coverage. The service is now available to subscribers of New York’s Cablevision through its Optimum en español TV Package. NTN24’s addition to the Optimum TV programming grid is part of the company’s expansion strategy. “In 2015, we will continue expanding our distribution agreements in order to […]

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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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Univision, Fox and Tribune team up to measure local TV

Univision, Fox and Tribune team up to measure local TV

Univision, Tribune Media, and FOX television stations have joined forces to create NewCoin LLC., a new data venture that will be an alternative to Nielsen for measuring local audiences across TV and digital media. The companies will beta test the service in the Dallas area before trying it out in other markets. According to the […]

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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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“Fusion Live” cancelled, Guzmán leaves network

“Fusion Live” cancelled, Guzmán leaves network

Another Fusion show bites the dust. This time, it’s “Fusion Live,” the nightly 8 pm newscast anchored by Mariana Atencio and Pedro Andrade. The daily, which started out as “The Morning Show” when Fusion launched on October 28 of last year, was reorganized in January and moved to its evening time slot in March. In […]

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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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