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Paul Stanley added to Univision’s “Despierta América”

Paul Stanley added to Univision’s “Despierta América”

He’s not the KISS guitarist, he clearly points out in his Twitter profile. This Paul Stanley is a Mexican TV host and actor and the newest addition to Univision’s “Despierta América.” Paul will be co-hosting the morning show alongside Alan Tacher, Johnny Lozada, Ana Patricia, Ximena Cordoba, Karla Martinez, Satcha Pretto and William Valdés. He’s presumably replacing Raúl […]

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Mettey exits MundoFox

Mettey exits MundoFox

Jorge Mettey and MundoFox have parted ways. Mettey, named SVP of News in May of 2012 and who helped launch the Spanish-language Fox start up in August of that year, told staff via email that he was leaving the company, effective immediately. In the meantime, Luis Hernández, hired in 2012 by Mettey as his Executive Producer, […]

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Univision preps for World Cup with new Deportes app

Univision preps for World Cup with new Deportes app

With the countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ underway, Univision Deportes today announced the release of its new app, although it was updated and quietly launched a few weeks ago. Designed and powered by NeuLion, the new app offers fans access to high-quality live streaming coverage of all the games with in-match, real time highlights and stats, video highlights, […]

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Correa promoted to 10 pm anchor at WDAZ

Correa promoted to 10 pm anchor at WDAZ

Reporter Victor Correa has been promoted to 10 pm anchor at WDAZ, the ABC affiliate in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He starts his new role next Monday, April 14. Victor started his professional broadcast career at WDAZ. He joined the station as a reporter after graduating from the University of North Dakota in 2012.      

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Castillo moves to KSTS as investigative reporter/MMJ

Castillo moves to KSTS as investigative reporter/MMJ

Alonso Castillo is leaving V-me in Miami, where he has been an on-air host since January 2013, to start a new job as investigative reporter/multimedia journalist at Telemundo’s KSTS-48 in San Jose.  His first day is April 21.  A former attorney, Alonso decided to switch careers to practice journalism.  He started as a correspondent for […]

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Iregui named SVP of Programming & Production for MTV Latin America

Iregui named SVP of Programming & Production for MTV Latin America

Viacom International Media Networks has hired María Iregui to be brand manager and SVP of programming and production for MTV Latin America, overseeing content and creative development. She’ll report to Sofia Ioannou, Managing Director of VIMN the Americas. She will take over for Fernando Gaston, who left the position after 7 years citing personal reasons. […]

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NuvoTV acquires Fuse TV

NuvoTV acquires Fuse TV

It’s official. SiTV Media, Inc., parent company of NUVOtv, has reached a deal to acquire the Fuse music TVnetwork from The Madison Square Garden Company. Under the terms of the transaction, MSG will receive $226 million, a 15% equity of the combined company,  and a seat on the SiTV Media Board of Directors. The deal […]

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Botello, Osmar among talent layoffs in Univision Radio restructuring

Botello, Osmar among talent layoffs in Univision Radio restructuring

Silvia Botello, an on-air personality at Univision Radio in Los Angeles for 18 years and César Osmar out of Chicago, were among dozens of casualties in Univision Communications’ restructuring of its radio division across the U.S. this past week. Silvia, who started as a traffic reporter on 107.5 K-Love 18 years ago, landed her own […]

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Fusion names “pot reporter,” to start series on marihuana

Fusion names “pot reporter,” to start series on marihuana

Fusion has named author and journalist Ryan Nerz as the first ever network Chief Cannabis Correspondent. He’ll contribute regularly to Fusion’s digital and TV platforms and will host a limited series of half-hour specials called “The Cannabusiness Report.” Over the past several months, Ryan has been doing “Cannabusiness Report” segments on Fusion’s morning show, which now airs in primetime […]

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Hoy newspaper to launch Noticias MundoFox 13 in Chicago

Hoy newspaper to launch Noticias MundoFox 13 in Chicago

Tribune-owned Hoy newspaper in Chicago, announced today it will launch a television newscast for MundoFox on local affiliate WOCK-TV. “Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13” will be a Spanish-language daily newscast in partnership with MundoFox. The first newscast will air on April 18. The newscast will be produced in Chicago by the recently-formed Hoy broadcasting team.  It […]

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