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Pitbull gets own channel on Sirius XM

Pitbull gets own channel on Sirius XM

Armando Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, is getting his own radio channel on Sirius XM. The channel, which will be curated and presented by the pop star, will also feaure a weekly show hosted by Pittbull. The channel is scheduled to debut in early 2015. The musician, performer, entrepreneur, and actor has had a career with sales […]

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Programming exec changes at Univision and Unimás

Programming exec changes at Univision and Unimás

Univision has announced it has made two changes in its entertainment executive ranks. The company has named Carlos Bardasano VP of Original Content and Andrés Mendoza VP of Programming & Strategy for UniMás. Bardasano will lead alternative content and productions for the Univision’s entertainment arm, as well as oversee all original content production from main content providers […]

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Fox Hispanic Media promotes Vallejo

Fox Hispanic Media promotes Vallejo

Juan Vallejo has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Advertising Sales of Fox Hispanic Media (FHM), effective immediately. He’ll be based in New York City and report to Tom Maney, EVP of Advertising Sales. Since joining FHM in 2005, he has risen through the ranks of the company, originally joining the team as an Account Executive. […]

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Miguel Rosa named GM of WIPR

Miguel Rosa named GM of WIPR

Miguel Rosa has joined the management ranks. A photojournalist for Puerto Rico’s WIPR Channel 6 for the past 15 years, Miguel has been promoted to General Manager of WIPM Channel 3 in Mayagüez.  In his new role at the Puerto Rico Public Broadcasting Corporation station, he is in charge of the station’s administration and operation.  “I’m honored to be given this […]

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DJ Laz returns with new Miami radio show

DJ Laz returns with new Miami radio show

Starting August 25, DJ LAZ returns to the airwaves. Cox Media Group (CMG) Miami has hired Lázaro Méndez, aka DJ Laz, to host a new local morning show for Miami’s WFLC/HITS 97.3. DJ Laz will be joined by co-host Kimmy, who comes on board from WFLC’s sister station WEDR. DJ Laz spent 22 years in the […]

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Ramírez hired as EP at KMEX

Ramírez hired as EP at KMEX

Jacqueline Ramírez has joined KMEX-34 in Los Angeles as Executive Producer. She replaces Moana Ramírez, who left the station to become News Director at the KWEX-41, the Univision O&O in San Antonio. Prior to KMEX, Jacqueline spent 4 years at LBI Media’s Estrella TV where she produced the national newscast “Noticiero Estrella TV con Myrka […]

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Hernández joins Telemundo network

Hernández joins Telemundo network

Emmy-award winning reporter Norberto Hernández has joined Telemundo network as the Dallas-based correspondent for its morning show “Un Nuevo Día.” Norberto returns to TV after a one-year break. He started the new gig on August 4th, 2014. He previously spent 16 years working at several Univision stations in Texas. He was weather anchor/entertainment reporter for […]

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Frederik Oldenburg named KBLR sports anchor

Frederik Oldenburg named KBLR sports anchor

Frederik Oldenburg has joined “Noticiero Telemundo Las Vegas” as sports anchor for the 6 and 11 pm newscasts. His first day on the air was Monday, August 11. Frederik comes to KBLR, the Telemundo O&O in Las Vegas from Venezuela, where he was host and reporter for “Anótala,” a sports debate-style news program for Canal Plus […]

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Univision lays off GMs in nationwide management restructuring

Univision lays off GMs in nationwide management restructuring

A major restructuring of Univision’s local media leadership has left several longtime managers out of a job, with some being reassigned, according to a source. Univision today internally announced it was consolidating several positions as part of its new strategy and revealed the names of its new Local Media team. As of today, Univision will have one general […]

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Univision Austin hires anchor Chávez Montes

Univision Austin hires anchor Chávez Montes

Hugo Chávez Montes is the newest addition to the KAKW Univision 62 Austin news team. Hugo has been hired to anchor the station’s 5 and 10 pm weekday newscasts alongside veteran anchor Regina Rodríguez. His first day on the air was Monday, August 11. Hugo comes to Austin from Grupo Televisa, where he worked for […]

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