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Solano joins anchor team at KIRO Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86 Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit
 
Solano joins anchor team at KIRO

Solano joins anchor team at KIRO

David Solano has started a new job as a sports and news anchor at KIRO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Seattle. He moved to Washington state after spending two years at CBS affiliate KOIN in Portland as a sports anchor and reporter. He previously worked at ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV Channel 7 in Detroit as a weekend […]

Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86

Former CEO of Univision Jerry Perenchio dies at 86

Billionaire media and entertainment mogul Jerry Perenchio, who bought Univision and turned the Spanish-language network into a powerhouse, has died. He was 86. The L.A. Times reports he died yesterday at his Los Angeles home after a five month battle with lung cancer. Perenchio, who started in the media business as a Hollywood talent agent […]

Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter

Cabrera joins ThinkProgress as investigative reporter

Yvette Cabrera has moved to Washington, D.C., where she has started a new job as an investigative reporter for news site ThinkProgress.org, a project of the public policy research and advocacy organization Center for American Progress (CAP). She is covering criminal justice, immigration and environmental issues, as well as the Trump administration. “I’m excited to […]

Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM

Azteca América Atlanta strikes ad partnership deal with WAZX 101.9 FM

Azteca América Atlanta affiliate WUVM Channel 4 has formed a sales and marketing partnership with Spanish-language radio station WAZX 101.9 FM, “La Que Buena.” Under the terms of the deal, WAZX 101.9 FM will sell advertising packages on WUVM Channel 4 Azteca to local advertisers in the market. The two stations will also cross-promote joint […]

Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit

Univision and Telemundo face $100M defamation suit

Claiming that Univision and Telemundo broadcast and published “fictitious, defamatory stories” that have damaged him and his wife, Juan Gabriel’s son Iván Aguilera has filed a $100 million defamation lawsuit against the networks. In the complaint, Aguilera and his wife Simona say the networks aired stories about Joao Aguilera, an alleged secret biological son of […]

Carlos Adyan hired at Telemundo 51

Carlos Adyan hired at Telemundo 51

18 May 2017

Carlos Adyan has joined Telemundo 51’s morning program “Primera Edición” as a traffic, news and entertainment reporter. The 21-year old will be tasked with attracting and engaging a millennial Spanish-language viewing audience. Prior to Telemundo 51, Adyan worked as a personal assistant to singer Marc Anthony at Magnus Media in Miami and as entertainment contributor […]

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Telemundo and Univision unveil new shows at Upfronts

Telemundo and Univision unveil new shows at Upfronts

17 May 2017

The battle over primetime audiences continues to intensify between rivals Telemundo and Univision, as both networks increase the stakes in original programming. The networks unveiled their 2017-2018 programming plans to advertisers at Upfront events this week in New York, with flashy presentations and star-studded private concerts. Although Telemundo was bundled into NBC’s Upfront, the network […]

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Telemundo signs content partnership deal with Vice Media

Telemundo signs content partnership deal with Vice Media

16 May 2017

Telemundo Network and entertainment cable channel Universo have signed a multiyear exclusive content partnership with VICE Media. As part of the partnership, both companies will co-produce original documentary segments on subjects ranging from music, sports, food and culture for Telemundo News. The deal also includes the acquisition of an exclusive 1-hour hosted weekly show for […]

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WSSI adds reporters Galarza and Mendoza to news team

WSSI adds reporters Galarza and Mendoza to news team

15 May 2017

WWSI Telemundo 62 Philadelphia has hired two new reporters. Alexandra Galarza and Brian Mendoza join the station’s news team effective today. Galarza comes on board as general assignment reporter and Mendoza will be South Jersey reporter. Both will report for the station’s 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 pm weekday newscasts. Their additions round the reporter […]

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Covarrubias named VP and GM of KYAZ

Covarrubias named VP and GM of KYAZ

12 May 2017

Melissa Covarrubias is the new VP and General Manager of Azteca América station KYAZ-TV in Houston, reporting to station group EVP Enrique Pérez. Covarrubias was most recently VP of Sales and Marketing for ZipCast, where she worked since 2014. She previously worked 13 years for Univision in Houston. She was a Local Sales Manager from 2001 […]

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Reuters hires Rodriguez as tech correspondent

Reuters hires Rodriguez as tech correspondent

11 May 2017

Salvador Rodriguez is starting a new job as technology correspondent for Reuters. He’ll be based in the company’s San Francisco Bureau. He’ll be working as part of the news wires’ tech team, reporting on enterprise software and the cloud. His first day is May 16. Rodriguez joins Reuters after an 11-month run as a staff reporter […]

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Meruelo Media buys L.A. radio station Power 106 FM

Meruelo Media buys L.A. radio station Power 106 FM

11 May 2017

The Meruelo Media Group is buying top-ranking L.A. station KPWR “Power 106 FM” from Emmis Communications for $82.75 million. The company, which will get $123.5 million from the FCC spectrum auction, plans to use part of that money for the purchase. The sale, subject to the FCC’s approval of the station license transfer, is expected […]

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Telemundo and Univision celebrate NY Emmy wins

Telemundo and Univision celebrate NY Emmy wins

09 May 2017

Telemundo 47 scored big wins during the 60th Annual Emmy Awards in New York, including top honors for best morning and evening newscasts. In all, it received 10 Emmys for journalistic excellence, a record for the station. Univision 41 also picked up 8 awards during the ceremony held on Saturday, May 6. Telemundo 47 Emmy award-winning […]

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