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MundoFox changes name, cancels national newscast Peter Jones dead at 53 Benavides leaves DC for EP job at KSAT Malavé named Telemundo 51 anchor Univision, Telemundo win top honors at LA Emmys
 
MundoFox changes name, cancels national newscast & lays off staff

MundoFox changes name, cancels national newscast & lays off staff

Peter Jones dead at 53

Peter Jones dead at 53

Benavides leaves DC for EP job at KSAT

Benavides leaves DC for EP job at KSAT

Malavé named Telemundo 51 anchor

Malavé named Telemundo 51 anchor

Univision, Telemundo win top honors at LA Emmys

Univision, Telemundo win top honors at LA Emmys

Rivera named anchor at WVEA

Rivera named anchor at WVEA

22 July 2015

Samuel Rivera has started a new job as weekday co-anchor of WVEA-62’s Noticias Univision Tampa Bay. He’ll be co-anchoring the 6 and 11 pm news, alongside Sarykarmen Rivera (no relation). Samuel’s first day on the air was yesterday. He replaces José Rivera Adrovet, who left the station last Friday. Samuel arrives to Tampa from WVEN, […]

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SPJ honors Hernández for his work in journalism education

SPJ honors Hernández for his work in journalism education

21 July 2015

Robert Hernández, who left the news business in 2009 to take a job as an associate professor of journalism at the University of Southern California, is getting recognition for his work in academia. The Society of Professional Journalists has honored Robert with the Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award. Each year, SPJ honors an outstanding journalism […]

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KERO hires Guzmán as Digital Content Producer

KERO hires Guzmán as Digital Content Producer

20 July 2015

Stephanie Guzmán has been hired as Digital Content Producer at ABC affiliate KERO-TV in Bakersfield, CA. In her new job, she helps manage and update news content for the station’s website, mobile apps and social media accounts Wednesday through Sunday. This is Steph’s first job out of college. Prior to graduating from Arizona State University, […]

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Local TV news viewership up early morning, noon and 7 pm

Local TV news viewership up early morning, noon and 7 pm

20 July 2015

Despite a steady erosion of viewers in morning, early evening and late night, broadcast TV continues to be popular for local news consumption, according to a recent Pew study. Even though local TV affiliates have lost on average 12% of their viewers since 2007, there has been an increase in viewers – just not at […]

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NAHJ partners with Hispanicize for Spanish-language conference

NAHJ partners with Hispanicize for Spanish-language conference

17 July 2015

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) will be launching its first annual Spanish-language conference in 2016 and it will do it in conjunction with Hispanicize at its yearly event. A week-long track of NAHJ-produced Spanish-language journalism panels will be held within Hispanicize 2016, scheduled for April 4-8 in Miami. The 2016 Hispanic Journalist Showcase […]

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Llanos named L.A. mayor’s press secretary

Llanos named L.A. mayor’s press secretary

16 July 2015

Former Los Angeles Daily News reporter Connie Llanos has been hired as mayor Eric Garcetti’s new press secretary. She starts the new job on July 22. Connie is currently the Communications Director and Strategic Advisor for City Council member Curren Price, Jr. Since leaving the Daily News in 2011, where she spent 5 years, Connie […]

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Fox sells its stake in MundoFox to RCN

Fox sells its stake in MundoFox to RCN

16 July 2015

FOX International Channels and RCN Television Group (RCN)are parting ways. Both companies announced today they will no longer be partners in MundoFox, the joint-venture broadcast network they launched in 2012. FIC has sold its entire interest, making RCN the sole owner of the Spanish language broadcast network. The financial terms of the deal were not […]

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Salgado starts as MMJ at KINC

Salgado starts as MMJ at KINC

15 July 2015

Liliana Salgado has landed her first broadcast job out of college. She has been hired as a Multimedia Journalist at Entravision-owned KINC-15, the Univision affiliate in Las Vegas. Liliana, whose  first day on the air was yesterday, will be working weekdays. She’ll be based in Reno. While at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of […]

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Hiring of Latino talent boosts KPCC audience

Hiring of Latino talent boosts KPCC audience

14 July 2015

A 3-year $6 million grant from the Corporation of Public Broadcasting awarded to KPCC has paid off in boosting diversity at the Los Angeles public radio station. As a result of the grant, which launched the One Nation Media Project, KPCC hired more Latinos and almost doubled Latino listenership since 2009. “We’ve done a pretty […]

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Echeverry, Bello out at Telemundo 47

Echeverry, Bello out at Telemundo 47

14 July 2015

Anchor Gloria Echeverry and entertainment actor Rafael Bello are no longer at WNJU Telemundo 47. Media Moves has confirmed their last day with the company was Friday, July 10. Telemundo would not comment on their exit from the station. Gloria was hired in August of 2013 to co-anchor the 6 and 11 pm weekday news […]

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SBS promotes Mackay and Aguilera

SBS promotes Mackay and Aguilera

13 July 2015

Effective immediately, Spanish Broadcasting System has promoted two of its Chicago executives. WLEY-FM/La Ley 107.9 General Manager Joe Mackay was named Executive Vice President of National and Network Sales, overseeing revenue efforts at AIRE Radio Networks and directing national spot sales for the major-market SBS radio outlets. He’ll continue to be based in Chicago. He […]

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Lizarde named weekend anchor at KVOA

Lizarde named weekend anchor at KVOA

10 July 2015

Angelique Lizarde returns to KVOA. She has been hired as weekend news anchor at the NBC affiliate in Tucson. She starts the new job on August 3. For the past 3 years, Angelique has been working in San Diego. She was most recently a weekend morning reporter for CW’s “San Diego 6 In The Morning.” Before […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.