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López leaves Univision LA for Telemundo Philly Molina leaves Fox News Channel to pursue PhD Univision promotes Loris Telemundo ups Domenech to VP of Creative Strategy Nina Tassler returns to TV
 
López leaves Univision LA for Telemundo Philly

López leaves Univision LA for Telemundo Philly

Molina leaves Fox News Channel to pursue PhD

Molina leaves Fox News Channel to pursue PhD

Univision promotes Loris

Univision promotes Loris

Telemundo ups Domenech to VP of Creative Strategy

Telemundo ups Domenech to VP of Creative Strategy

Nina Tassler returns to TV

Nina Tassler returns to TV

Chiecchi leaves El Paso Times to become UTEP professor

Chiecchi leaves El Paso Times to become UTEP professor

22 August 2016

After more than 30 years in journalism, Dino Chiecchi is moving to a career in academia. He left his position as Managing Editor for presentation and website at the El Paso Times, where he worked since April of 2015. “I will miss everyone at the Times. It is a solid newspaper and man-for-man, or woman-for-woman, it […]

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García promoted at Univision

García promoted at Univision

19 August 2016

Silvia García has been promoted to SVP of Media Planning and Multiplatform Strategy. She’ll continue to be based in Miami and report to Jessica Rodríguez, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer. García first joined Univision in 2012 as Director of Media Planning. A year later, she was named VP of Media Planning and Multiplatform Strategy, working […]

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Hearst replaces Espuelas with O’Brien in political show reboot

Hearst replaces Espuelas with O’Brien in political show reboot

18 August 2016

Weekly political newsmagazine “Matter of Fact” is getting a new host starting September 10. Emmy-award winning journalist Soledad O’Brien takes over as anchor and producer of the syndicated show, which Hearst Television launched in November of last year with Fernando Espuelas at the helm. A Hearst publicist would not address the reason behind the change […]

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Univision adds Gawker sites to Fusion Media; Gawker.com shuts down

Univision adds Gawker sites to Fusion Media; Gawker.com shuts down

18 August 2016

Univision today officially confirmed it is acquiring Gawker Media Group, Inc.’s digital media assets for $135 million after it made a bid for the company in a bankruptcy sale. As part of the deal, Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Deadspin, Lifehacker and Kotaku “will be integrated into Fusion Media Group (FMG).” But it won’t  operate Gawker.com, which will […]

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Telemundo Phoenix names Pulido weekend anchor

Telemundo Phoenix names Pulido weekend anchor

17 August 2016

Telemundo Phoenix has nabbed Octavio Pulido from rival station KTVW Univision. Octavio joins KTAZ as weekend anchor and reporter for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona. He replaces Rubén Pereida, who left the station in May to become a Telemundo network correspondent in Chicago. Octavio will make his on-air debut on Saturday, September 3, anchoring the weekend’s 4:30 and […]

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Rodríguez out as SBS changes format of Miami’s I95 FM

Rodríguez out as SBS changes format of Miami’s I95 FM

16 August 2016

Radio DJ Humberto “El Gato” Rodríguez no longer has a show on SBS in Miami. “El Show del Gato,” broadcast weekday mornings from 6 to 11 am on La Nueva I95 FM since 2014, was pulled off the air yesterday as SBS changed the station format from top 40 to the first Cubatón station in […]

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Univision buys Gawker for $135 million

Univision buys Gawker for $135 million

16 August 2016

Univision submitted the winning bid acquiring Gakwer for $135 million in today’s bankruptcy auction. Univision was reportedly one of only two bidders trying to acquire Gawker. Magazine and internet publisher Ziff Davis had offered to pay $90 million for Gawker Media, which in addition to the Gawker blog, owns Jezebel, Deadspin, and Kotaku. Univision reportedly formally […]

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Telemundo boasts 4-week primetime winning streak over Univision

Telemundo boasts 4-week primetime winning streak over Univision

16 August 2016

For the fourth consecutive week, Telemundo has scored a big ratings win over Univision. Bolstered by its popular super series and the financial support of NBC Universal, Telemundo ranked as the #1 Spanish-language network during Monday-Friday primetime among adults 18-49 and 18-34, according to Nielsen. When Telemundo announced in July it beat Univision in primetime […]

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