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Mendiola discusses rebranding of mun2 to NBCUniverso Miss Universe leaves Telemundo for Univision deal Gutierrez hired at KXAS Univision extends Falco’s contract Univision names López VP of Social Media
 
Mendiola discusses rebranding of mun2 to NBCUniverso

Mendiola discusses rebranding of mun2 to NBCUniverso

Miss Universe leaves Telemundo for Univision deal

Miss Universe leaves Telemundo for Univision deal

Gutierrez hired at KXAS

Gutierrez hired at KXAS

Univision extends Falco’s contract

Univision extends Falco’s contract

Univision names López VP of Social Media

Univision names López VP of Social Media

Ramírez leaves WSVN for morning anchor gig at WFLA

Ramírez leaves WSVN for morning anchor gig at WFLA

23 January 2015

Gene Ramírez has been hired as morning anchor for WFLA. He starts the new job bright and early next Monday, January 26th. He’ll be anchoring “News Channel 8 Today” from 4:30 to 7 am with co-anchor Gayle Guyardo. He arrives to the Tampa station from Miami’s WSVN, where he has been a general assignment reporter […]

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ESPN uses drones for Winter X-Games, media coalition to test drones

ESPN uses drones for Winter X-Games, media coalition to test drones

22 January 2015

The push to use drones for news and sports coverage is underway. ESPN got FAA clearance and is using a drone to capture the action in two events of the X-Games taking place this week  in Aspen in a closed course that fits within the agency’s regulations. ESPN used the 40-inch, 25 pound drone today […]

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AméricaTevé launches morning newscast with Luisiana Rios

AméricaTevé launches morning newscast with Luisiana Rios

22 January 2015

Miami-based channel AméricaTevé has launched its first morning newscast. Anchored by Luisiana Rios, “Arriba América,” which airs Monday through Friday at 7 am, debuted on Wednesday, January 21. The live one-hour morning program, which replaces infomercial programming, is produced by Yudelkis Hernández. Luisiana will be pulling double duty. She will also continue to anchor “Al […]

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Oscar De La Hoya to launch sports and lifestyle network

Oscar De La Hoya to launch sports and lifestyle network

21 January 2015

Boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya is launching a new Spanish-language sports, travel and lifestyle cable television channel called De La Hoya TV. The “Golden Boy” made the announcement today at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) annual conference in Miami. Building on the boxing legend’s brand, De La Hoya TV will offer original […]

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Upfront date announced for Telemundo and NBC Universo

Upfront date announced for Telemundo and NBC Universo

21 January 2015

NBCUniversal Hispanic Group announced that Telemundo and the newly rebranded NBC UNIVERSO (soon to be former mun2) will hold their annual Upfront presentation on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6 pm in New York City. The network programming event will be held at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center. This […]

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Novela premiere makes Univision #1 network

Novela premiere makes Univision #1 network

21 January 2015

The one-hour worldwide premiere of “Que Te Perdone Dios” made Univision the No. 1 broadcast network among Adults 18-34 at 10 pm on Monday night. Univision averaged 3 million Total Viewers 2+, 1.6 million Adults 18-49 and 751,000 Adults 18-34. Almost 4 million Total Viewers 2+ tuned in to all or part of the telecast, […]

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Sans quits Telemundo Houston

Sans quits Telemundo Houston

20 January 2015

Weather anchor Irene Sans resigned from her job at KTMD Telemundo Houston. She had been at the station almost 2 years. She handed in her resignation last week after returning from vacation. Her last day on the air was December 30. Although she won’t yet reveal her next move, she says she has several options […]

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Meruelo Media hires O’Neill to lead revenue integration

Meruelo Media hires O’Neill to lead revenue integration

20 January 2015

Sean O’Neill has been named SVP, Revenue Integration and New Business of Meruelo Media. He’ll report to company president Otto Padrón. In his new role, he’ll be responsible for maximizing sales opportunities, developing current revenue channels and creating new revenue integration for KDAY 93.5 radio, MundoFox 22 and Super 22 TV in Los Angeles, as […]

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CNNE moves del Rincón to Miami, extends his show

CNNE moves del Rincón to Miami, extends his show

19 January 2015

Fernando del Rincón is leaving Atlanta. CNN en Español is moving his show “Conclusiones” to Miami and is extending it to one hour. The change, which goes into effect starting Monday, January 26th, is supposed to make it easier for Fernando to have access and do on-the-set, in-person interviews with key newsmakers. According to the […]

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Wides-Muñoz named Fusion’s Director of News Practices

Wides-Muñoz named Fusion’s Director of News Practices

19 January 2015

Laura Wides-Muñoz has started a new job as Fusion’s Director of News Practices, based in Miami. Today is her first day. She’ll be responsible for making sure that the cable network’s reporting and newsgathering is compliant with its editorial standards. For the past 8 years, Laura has worked as a reporter for The Associated Press […]

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Saccone named COO of digital media startup

Saccone named COO of digital media startup

16 January 2015

Former MundoFox President Emiliano Saccone has landed a new media role as the Chief Operating Officer of the FAV! Network. The digital entertainment startup targets Latino millennials, the majority of which, Saccone says, “spend more time online and on YouTube than watching television.” FAV! is a content producer and multi-channel network that creates, distributes, aggregates […]

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Guzmán promoted to News Operations Manager at KDEN

Guzmán promoted to News Operations Manager at KDEN

16 January 2015

José Guzmán has entered the management ranks at the Telemundo station in Denver. He has been promoted from photographer to News Operations Manager. He will continue reporting to News Director Pedro Calderón Michel. An Emmy award-winning photographer, José has been with KDEN since October 2011. He was part of the original crew that helped launched […]

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Veronica Villafañe, Editor and Publisher

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.