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Carey Peña out at KTVK Univision to launch Novelas Xpress on Hulu and UVideos Telemundo anchors sent to DC to cover Obama’s executive action DeSimone named General Manager of WMSN Azteca America makes 4 new executive hires
 
Carey Peña out at KTVK

Carey Peña out at KTVK

Univision to launch Novelas Xpress on Hulu and UVideos

Univision to launch Novelas Xpress on Hulu and UVideos

Telemundo anchors sent to DC to cover Obama’s executive action

Telemundo anchors sent to DC to cover Obama’s executive action

DeSimone named General Manager of WMSN

DeSimone named General Manager of WMSN

Azteca America makes 4 new executive hires

Azteca America makes 4 new executive hires

Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

11 November 2014

Telemundo is betting big again on the narco novela genre and it’s bringing back Kate Del Castillo in an effort to secure ratings. Kate previously starred in the hugely popular “La Reina Del Sur,” which became the highest rated program in Telemundo’s history, averaging nearly 4.2 million total viewers and over 2.8 million adults 18-49, […]

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Schumacher-Matos extends stay at NPR

Schumacher-Matos extends stay at NPR

10 November 2014

Edward Schumacher-Matos resigned as NPR Ombudsman four months ago, but apparently the search for his replacement has been harder than anticipated. Edward was initially supposed to leave the job in August, but was asked to stay on until October 3. With no replacement in sight, he was asked to extend his tenure until November 1. […]

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Edna Schmidt sues Telemundo for wrongful termination

Edna Schmidt sues Telemundo for wrongful termination

07 November 2014

Former anchor Edna Schmidt has been doing the media rounds in Chicago this week, promoting WGBO Univision’s special series “Edna Mi Verdad,” about women and alcoholism that features her battle with the disease and her professional downfall because of it. A founding co-anchor of Univision Chicago’s newscast, Edna was also interviewed live on the set on […]

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Marraco moves to WTTG

Marraco moves to WTTG

07 November 2014

Marina Marraco is leaving Orlando and WESH 2 News for a new job as a reporter at WTTG. She starts the new job at the Fox-owned station in Washington, D.C. next Monday, November 10. Marina did the cross-over into English-language news when she joined WESH in October of 2012. She had previously worked as an […]

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Nuñez joins Telemundo Dallas

Nuñez joins Telemundo Dallas

06 November 2014

Luis Gerardo Nuñez has been hired at KXTX 39. He will be a VJ for the Telemundo O&O in Dallas. He starts the new job next Monday, November 10. Luis Gerardo was most recently a reporter for MundoFox in Miami. He previously worked for Telemundo’s WSCV-51 in Miami and for Venezuela’s Globovisión.

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Rincón leaves KABB for communications job

Rincón leaves KABB for communications job

06 November 2014

Today is the last day at KABB for Sylvia Rincón. After 12 years as a reporter/anchor with the San Antonio Fox affiliate, Sylvia has decided to leave her broadcast career to become Director of Communications at Southside Independent School District. She starts the new job next Tuesday, November 11. “After 18 amazing years as a […]

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García leaves Yahoo! for GM role at Comcast

García leaves Yahoo! for GM role at Comcast

05 November 2014

Javier García has joined Comcast Cable as Vice President and General Manager, Multicultural Services. He’ll be based in Philadelphia and report to Marcien Jenckes, EVP of Consumer Services for Comcast Cable. In his new role, which he started November 3, he’ll be responsible for directing, designing and implementing Comcast’s multicultural services strategy across all Xfinity […]

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mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

04 November 2014

Telemundo’s sister bilingual cable network is dropping the name it’s had since it launched in 2001. Calling it a “major step in its evolution,” the NBCUniversal Cable-owned property, which until now was aimed at a young Latino audience, will relaunch as “NBC Universo” on Sunday, February 1, 2015 as an entertainment and sports network. The […]

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Soto named Univision 41 morning anchor

Soto named Univision 41 morning anchor

04 November 2014

Katiria Soto will be moving to New York to join Noticias Univision 41 as a morning anchor/reporter. She starts the new job Monday, November 17, 2014. She’ll be co-anchoring “Noticias Univision 41 Al Despertar” alongside Merijoel Durán. Katiria replaces Enrique Teuteló, who left the station for a primetime anchor position at Telemundo 39 in Dallas. […]

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Rodríguez named General Manager for Meruelo Television

Rodríguez named General Manager for Meruelo Television

04 November 2014

Meruelo Media has hired Rick Rodríguez to lead its television and studio initiatives, effective immediately. In his new role as General Manager for Meruelo Television, he’ll be expanding the company’s production capabilities as it pursues a national strategy for its Super 22 channel. In addition to overseeing programming, production, promotions and operations for the Super […]

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“El Gato” Rodríguez debuts morning show on Miami’s I95FM

“El Gato” Rodríguez debuts morning show on Miami’s I95FM

03 November 2014

Radio and television host Humberto “El Gato” Rodríguez has joined SBS in Miami. The radio network today launched a new morning show for its WRMA-95.7FM I95FM station in Miami. “El Show del Gato” will air Monday to Friday from 6 to 11 am. Humberto has been teamed up with co-host Gigi Díaz. Jaylah Sandoval is […]

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IMAGINA US names Bond President/CEO of Content Division

IMAGINA US names Bond President/CEO of Content Division

03 November 2014

Former Telemundo Studios exec Derek Bond joins IMAGINA US as President and CEO, Content Division, effective today. He’ll be based in Miami and report to IMAGINA US President and CEO Roger Huguet. Bond, who takes over a newly created position at the independent production company, will run all original content and productions for IMAGINA US, […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning bilingual journalist and a former president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. I've worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news 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 and was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia Digital. I'm also a freelance writer, reporter and producer, and a columnist for Poder Hispanic magazine. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.