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New TV station to launch in Puerto Rico

New TV station to launch in Puerto Rico

It has been a busy week in Puerto Rico media news. Exactly one week ago, Univision shut down its news and production operations, laying off about 100 people. Days later, WAPA announced that starting Monday, October 25, it would produce a new Spanish-language primetime newscast for the U.S. market. And now, Telecinco Inc., says it’s […]

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Estrada joins KTRE-TV as news anchor and Managing Editor

Estrada joins KTRE-TV as news anchor and Managing Editor

John-Carlos Estrada moves up 95 markets to a new job as evening news anchor and Managing Editor of ABC affiliate KTRE-TV in Lufkin, TX, effective Wednesday, October 22. He’ll be anchoring the East Texas news at 6 and 10 pm CT. Before joining KTRE-TV, he worked at KAVU-TV in Victoria, where he landed his first […]

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Botello promoted to on-air reporter at KTLM

Botello promoted to on-air reporter at KTLM

Yulieth Botello has gotten her first break as on-air reporter. Telemundo 40/KTLM today announced she has been promoted to video journalist for “Noticias Telemundo 40” weekdays at 5 and 10 pm. She joins news co-anchors Hugo Magallán and Dalila Garza, weather anchor Elizabeth Robaina, sports anchor Héctor Zapata, and entertainment reporter Mayra Galván, part of […]

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Mosquera hired at Univision Sacramento

Mosquera hired at Univision Sacramento

Daniela Mosquera has started a new job as Multimedia Journalist at KUVS 19. Her first day at the Univision O&O in Sacramento was Thursday, October 23. She joins the station from KVER, the Entravision-owned Univision affiliate in Palm Springs. That’s where Daniela got her start as an on-air reporter in August of 2013. She was […]

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RTNA names María Elena Salinas “Broadcast Legend”

RTNA names María Elena Salinas “Broadcast Legend”

Univision anchor María Elena Salinas is receiving another recognition for her lengthy career in news. The Radio & Television News Assn. of Southern California will be honoring her with the “Broadcast Legend” award. María Elena has been co-anchor of Univision’s network news since 1987. She is also an author and syndicated columnist. She’ll be honored […]

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Laid off Univision PR reporters land jobs at Telemundo

Laid off Univision PR reporters land jobs at Telemundo

Just two days after the massive layoffs at Univision Puerto Rico, anchor/reporters Nuria Sebazco and Zugey Lamela are on the air again – on competitor Telemundo. Both only had a weekend break, before starting to report for Telenoticias Puerto Rico on Monday. Nuria had been with Univision Puerto Rico since 2000. Zugey had been at […]

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Gartner named Fusion SVP and Chief Strategy Officer

Gartner named Fusion SVP and Chief Strategy Officer

Boris Gartner is moving to a new job within the Univision family. He has been named SVP and Chief Strategy Officer for Fusion. In his new role, he’ll be working on company-wide strategy, partnerships, and business development for the English-language cable network, focusing on growing the reach and impact of Fusion’s content offerings in the […]

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Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

Just days after Univision Puerto Rico shut down its news operations, WAPA Televisión announced it’s launching a new Spanish-language primetime newscast produced specifically for the U.S. market. “Noticentro América,” debuts next Monday, October 27. The one-hour newscast will air live on WAPA’s U.S. sister cable network, WAPA América, Monday-Friday at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Puerto Rican […]

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García promoted to SBS Radio Revenue Chief

García promoted to SBS Radio Revenue Chief

SBS has promoted Eric Garcia from VP Sales of WSKQ-Mega 97.9 FM and WPAT-Amor 93.1 FM to Revenue Chief and General Manager of its radio division in New York. He’ll be reporting to Albert Rodriguez, COO of Spanish Broadcasting System. García will be responsible for the management and oversight of SBS’ local and national radio […]

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NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

Time Warner Cable’s NY1 Noticias is expanding its public service content. Starting today, the 24-hour Spanish-language local news network launches a biweekly news segment called “El Abogado a Tu Lado” (“Attorney on Your Side”) that aims to bring its audience the latest immigration news. The “El Abogado a Tu Lado” news segment will feature attorney […]

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