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Salas named anchor at Univision San Antonio

Salas named anchor at Univision San Antonio

Univision San Antonio has hired Myrna Salas as its 5 and 10 pm weekday anchor. She joins KWEX-41 today, but won’t be on the air until Monday, September 29. Myrna replaces Arantxa Loizaga, who left the station in July to become Univision Network’s weekend anchor. Myrna arrives to San Antonio from Monterrey, where she was […]

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Méndez hired at KVDA

Méndez hired at KVDA

Today is Astrid Méndez’s first day on the job as a Video Journalist at KVDA-60 Telemundo San Antonio. This is Astrid’s first journalism job out of college. “Since I was a child, it has been my dream to become a TV reporter and I’m very happy it’s finally happening after years of hard work,” says […]

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Monge leaves Univision San Antonio for Telemundo Chicago

Monge leaves Univision San Antonio for Telemundo Chicago

Anabel Monge is leaving her anchor job at Univision San Antonio to join “Noticiero Telemundo Chicago.” She’ll be co-anchoring the 5 and 10 pm newscasts alongside Alfonso Gutiérrez. She officially starts with Telemundo on October 6, but there is no date set yet on when she’ll go on the air. Anabel replaces Edna Schmidt, who […]

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Univision names Estrada VP Corporate Relations

Univision names Estrada VP Corporate Relations

Ron Estrada has joined Univision Communications Inc. as Vice President of Corporate Relations and Community Empowerment, based in Washington, D.C. Ron was most recently a Vice President and member of the Executive Cabinet for the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), where he had worked since February of 2008. At NCLR, he oversaw the non-profit’s […]

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Del Rincón out at CNN en Español

Del Rincón out at CNN en Español

Fernando del Rincón has ended his run with CNN en Español. The anchor, who joined the Atlanta-based network in October of 2010, was unable to renegotiate his contract. According to a source, Del Rincón, host of the Spanish-language network’s 10 pm “Conclusiones,” stormed out of the newsroom yesterday before his show went on the air, […]

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MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

Newcomer MundoFox, which has struggled with distribution since its debut in August of 2012, has made a major breakthrough. Effective immediately, the Spanish-language broadcast network is now available to Time Warner Cable digital subscribers in the New York metro area on channels 807 and 1229. Carriage on TWC is essential to increase the audience and […]

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Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

The Telemundo Station Group is expanding its local news programming and will hire 30 new employees to support the initiative. The company today announced plans to launch a new 30-minute newscast weekdays at 5:30 pm ET at 14 of its local stations beginning Monday, November 3. In order to accommodate the local news expansion, Telemundo […]

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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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PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

Latino Public Broadcasting today premieres new online short films on PBS.org as part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. “Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande” is an animated short from award-winning Chicano media artist John Jota Leaños. The film uses humor, hip hop and comic book style animation to tell the story […]

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