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WNBC names García Director of Community Calderón to leave Denver to lead Telemundo’s San Diego newsroom Univision will get $376 million in FCC spectrum auction; sees higher 4Q earnings CNN en Español offers YouTube livestream After Venezuela bans signal Facebook expanding reach to television with launch of TV app
 
WNBC names García Director of Community & Communications

WNBC names García Director of Community & Communications

Vanessa García is leaving Telemundo 51 in Miami for a new role as Director of Community and Communications at WNBC in New York. She starts the new job on Monday, March 13. In her new role, she’ll help implement WNBC’s new community and communications strategy and support the station’s on-air talent publicity. This marks a […]

Calderón to leave Denver to lead Telemundo’s San Diego newsroom

Calderón to leave Denver to lead Telemundo’s San Diego newsroom

Telemundo Denver News Director Pedro Calderón is leaving KDEN to lead the company’s news operations in San Diego, expected to launch around June. A company spokesperson refused to comment on the move or give details about the San Diego station launch, but inside sources confirm Calderón’s next assignment is the Telemundo O&O that will be housed […]

Univision will get $376 million in FCC spectrum auction; sees higher 4Q earnings

Univision will get $376 million in FCC spectrum auction; sees higher 4Q earnings

Univision’s piece of the the FCC spectrum auction pie will be about $376 million, President and CEO Randy Falco announced today during the company’s earnings call wrapping up 2016. Univision reported higher fourth-quarter earnings and full year revenue growth. Falco celebrated “strong financial results” with last year’s “revenue crossing the $3 billion threshold for the […]

CNN en Español offers YouTube livestream After Venezuela bans signal

CNN en Español offers YouTube livestream After Venezuela bans signal

CNN en Español has turned to YouTube to continue offering its news programming after the Venezuelan government yesterday ordered cable providers to block the network. According to CNN, Venezuela banned the Spanish-language cable network days after it aired an investigation into the alleged fraudulent issuing of Venezuelan passports and visas. CNN and CNN en Español […]

Facebook expanding reach to television with launch of TV app

Facebook expanding reach to television with launch of TV app

Facebook is coming soon to your big screen television. The social network announced it is launching a new video app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Samsung Smart TV within the next few weeks, as well as upgrades that will mark “new ways to watch Facebook videos.” This move places Facebook in a very strong position […]

AP Bureau Chief Anthony Marquez dies at 55

AP Bureau Chief Anthony Marquez dies at 55

13 February 2017

Anthony Marquez, Los Angeles bureau chief for the Associated Press for the past 13 years, has died. He was 55. He succumbed to cancer last Thursday, February 9. An AP story about his passing describes him as compassionate, with a great passion for news and very highly regarded in the industry: “Unfailingly courteous and with […]

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Univision cancels gossip show “Sal y Pimienta”

Univision cancels gossip show “Sal y Pimienta”

11 February 2017

Univision has decided to pull the plug on its Sunday gossip show “Sal y Pimienta” after a 6-year run. Media Moves has confirmed the final show will air tomorrow, Sunday, February 12 at 7 pm. Launched in January of 2011 at 10 pm with hosts Lourdes Stephen and Rodner Figueroa as a vehicle to chat […]

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Serrano hired as Executive Producer for cable news startup i24

Serrano hired as Executive Producer for cable news startup i24

10 February 2017

Gustavo Serrano has started a new job as Executive Producer for i24 News. He was one of a small group of journalists hired for the launch of the U.S. version of the Israeli international cable news channel, set to debut Monday, February 13 at 6 am ET. Serrano will EP “Stateside with David Shuster,” which […]

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Telemundo promotes Borjas to VP of Production

Telemundo promotes Borjas to VP of Production

09 February 2017

Richard Borjas moves up the ladder at Telemundo. He has been upped to the newly created position of Vice President, Production. Borjas will continue to be based in Miami and report to Jesus Torres Viera, EVP of Entertainment. In his new role, he’ll oversee the development and production of multiple programs for the network, including “Un […]

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Jenni Rivera’s estate files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Univision

Jenni Rivera’s estate files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Univision

08 February 2017

Attorneys for Jenny Rivera’s estate filed a lawsuit against Univision for developing and airing the television series “Her name is Dolores, The Jenn I knew,” based on a book by her former manager Pete Salgado, which reveals confidential information in violation of a non-disclosure agreement he signed with the late star. The lawsuit claims Univision […]

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Telemundo ends affiliate deal with Entravision to launch O&O in San Diego

Telemundo ends affiliate deal with Entravision to launch O&O in San Diego

07 February 2017

For over 20 years, Entravision’s XHAS in San Diego has been a Telemundo affiliate. But that relationship is coming to an end. Telemundo has decided not to renew its affiliate deal with Entravision so it can launch own station in the country’s No. 12 Hispanic DMA. Telemundo has already posted multiple job openings for its […]

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Ruiz named News Director of KTAB/KRBC duopoly

Ruiz named News Director of KTAB/KRBC duopoly

07 February 2017

Travis Ruiz has left KVII in Amarillo where he was Assistant News Director since 2014. He’s moving further south in Texas to take on a new job as News Director of Nexstar Media Group’s Abilene duopoly KTAB/KRBC (CBS/NBC affiliates). He starts the new position on Monday, February 13. “It’s been my goal – working toward […]

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Arias named NY correspondent for Telemundo network news

Arias named NY correspondent for Telemundo network news

07 February 2017

Today is Diego Arias’s last day as national correspondent for Telemundo network’s “Al Rojo Vivo.” He had been reporting for the news magazine in New York City for over five years. Telemundo news management, looking to beef up its New York coverage, is moving Arias to its network news team. Starting Thursday, he joins “Noticias Telemundo” […]

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