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Huelga hired as weekend meteorologist at KTNV Telemundo to air first national newscast shot on mobile devices Univision files for IPO, extends deal with Televisa Rozman starts as News Director at WZDC Ruiz named anchor at KPNX
 
Huelga hired as weekend meteorologist at KTNV

Huelga hired as weekend meteorologist at KTNV

Telemundo to air first national newscast shot on mobile devices

Telemundo to air first national newscast shot on mobile devices

Univision files for IPO, extends deal with Televisa

Univision files for IPO, extends deal with Televisa

Rozman starts as News Director at WZDC

Rozman starts as News Director at WZDC

Ruiz named anchor at KPNX

Ruiz named anchor at KPNX

Mendiola to lead Telemundo Chicago’s new investigative unit

Mendiola to lead Telemundo Chicago’s new investigative unit

29 June 2015

Telemundo Chicago today announced it’s jumping on board the station group’s consumer investigations efforts. WSNS-Channel 44 becomes the 9th station to launch “Telemundo Responde,” to investigate viewer’s claims of fraud, identity theft or scams. Emmy-award winning reporter Alba Mendiola, who has been with the station since 2001, will head the investigative unit in Chicago. The […]

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LA Times hires De Los Santos as Digital Producer

LA Times hires De Los Santos as Digital Producer

26 June 2015

Brian De Los Santos has accepted a job as Digital Producer for the Los Angeles Times. He starts the new gig on July 1. Brian was most recently a fill-in Digital Producer at NPR affiliate KPCC in Los Angeles, where he also contributed radio pieces to “The Frame,” a daily arts and entertainment show. Brian […]

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Discovery U.S. Hispanic and mitú ink development deal

Discovery U.S. Hispanic and mitú ink development deal

26 June 2015

Discovery U.S. Hispanic and mitú network have signed a multiplatform development agreement to produce a slate of original digital and television series around mitú’s most successful social influencers. As part of this deal, the networks will develop long form series and digital assets in both English and Spanish customized for different social platforms, such as […]

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Segura joins KGBT

Segura joins KGBT

25 June 2015

Joe Segura has started a new job as a weekday Assignments Manager at Harlingen CBS affiliate KGBT. Joe moved to Harlingen from Houston, where he has worked during his 20-year career in the news industry. Before joining KGBT, he was an Assignments Manager at KROI News92 FM Houston. He was previously Assignment Editor at NBC […]

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Univision ends ties with Trump over remarks about Mexicans

Univision ends ties with Trump over remarks about Mexicans

25 June 2015

Facing breach of contract, Univision today announced it is ending the company’s business relationship with the Miss Universe Organization, part-owned by Donald J. Trump, after he made highly offensive and “insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants” during a speech declaring his candidacy for president. That means that the Miss USA pageant will not air on UniMás […]

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Jiménez takes over Univision Radio, Valle reassigned in company reorganization

Jiménez takes over Univision Radio, Valle reassigned in company reorganization

25 June 2015

Univision today announced a series of leadership changes in its radio division and local media structure, effect immediately. José Valle, President of Univision Radio since 2011, leaves that role to become President of Political & Advocacy Sales. Jaime Jiménez, currently EVP, Univision Local Media, keeps that title and will assume responsibilities for Univision Radio content […]

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Burri named SVP National Sales at Azteca América

Burri named SVP National Sales at Azteca América

25 June 2015

Nicole Burri returns to Azteca América as Senior Vice President, National Sales, effective immediately. She reports to Enrique Perez, EVP, Station Group, Azteca América. In this newly created role, Burri will establish strategy and lead all national spot sales efforts for Azteca America. Burri was most recently VP, Sales for Estrella TV since 2012. She […]

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Univision and WaPo partner for presidential campaign coverage

Univision and WaPo partner for presidential campaign coverage

24 June 2015

Univision is gearing up for its coverage leading up to the 2016 presidential elections. Today, the company announced it has teamed up with The Washington Post to “offer deep, authoritative coverage of Hispanic voters during the 2016 presidential campaign.” Univision and The Washington Post will collaborate in polling and joint reporting projects that will feature […]

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Méndez leaves Estrella TV

Méndez leaves Estrella TV

24 June 2015

Reporter Juan José Méndez has left Estrella TV to become a a freelance news correspondent for Telemundo Network. His last day at the LBI Media-owned network was June 17. Juan José joined Estrella TV as a news reporter for Los Angeles station KRCA 62 in 2006. He was promoted to Senior News Correspondent for Estrella […]

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Google launches News Lab

Google launches News Lab

23 June 2015

Proclaiming its mission is “to ensure quality information is accessible and useful everywhere” and that “innovation in news leads to a more informed, more democratic world,” Google announced the creation of News Lab. The online giant says the purpose of the new online journalism project is to “collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs to help build […]

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Mato hired at KGBT

Mato hired at KGBT

23 June 2015

Nestor Mato has started a new job as a Multimedia Journalist for KGBT 4, the Sinclair-owned CBS affiliate in Harlingen, TX. He’ll be working for the 5 and 6 pm newscasts on weekdays and weekends. His first day at the station was yesterday. Nestor moves to Texas from Miami, where he spent the past year […]

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Méndez named VP News at WNJU

Méndez named VP News at WNJU

22 June 2015

Barely a year after joining KXTX 39, Telemundo O&O in Dallas, Karen Méndez is moving back to the east coast. She’ll be taking over the role of Vice President of News of WNJU Telemundo 47 New York starting in mid-July, replacing José Morales, who exited the station earlier this month. In this role, Méndez will […]

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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.