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Univision officially confirms Vizcón Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014 Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor Balta promoted at ESPN
 
Univision officially confirms Vizcón’s new appointment

Univision officially confirms Vizcón’s new appointment

Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt

Univision to air series about alcoholism featuring Edna Schmidt

Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014

Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio 2014

Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor

Atondo out as Univision Chicago anchor

Balta promoted at ESPN

Balta promoted at ESPN

Telemundo Dallas picks up 8 Emmys; KTMD 6; KTDO 2

Telemundo Dallas picks up 8 Emmys; KTMD 6; KTDO 2

28 October 2014

Telemundo 39 in Dallas is celebrating its 8 Emmy wins this past weekend. Anchor Norma García is among the honorees, winning best anchor for a fourth year in a row. Telemundo Houston was honored with 6 awards, one of them for Breaking News 5 pm newscast. KTDO in El Paso picked up two statuettes. Here’s the […]

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L.A.’s Mega 96.3 FM launches new morning show

L.A.’s Mega 96.3 FM launches new morning show

27 October 2014

“The RaqC and Nachín Show” debuted today on Mega 96.3 FM in Los Angeles. The new morning show airs live from 6 to 10 am Monday to Friday. Raquel Cordova, better known as RaqC “The Queen of Spanglish Media” and for starring on Mun2 reality show “Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis and RaqC” and radio personality […]

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Ávalos starts at KTVT

Ávalos starts at KTVT

27 October 2014

Gilma Ávalos is starting a new job today as anchor/reporter at KTVT, the CBS O&O in Dallas. She’ll be anchoring the CBS 11 News Saturday Morning from 8 to 9 am and CBS 11 News Sunday Morning from 7 to 8 am, alongside meteorologist Lisa Villegas. Gilma was most recently a reporter for WTVJ Miami. […]

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Ramos hit by CNN layoffs

Ramos hit by CNN layoffs

27 October 2014

Weather anchor Mari Ramos is no longer with CNN. She was among the hundreds of people recentnly laid off from the network. She signed off from the air last Wednesday. CNN announced it was slashing about 1,500 jobs nationwide as part of its restructuring of the company. Mari had been with CNN since 1999, presenting weather […]

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Plazas named Engagement Editor at The Tennessean

Plazas named Engagement Editor at The Tennessean

27 October 2014

David Plazas is moving up within the Gannett company. He’s leaving his job as Digital Engagement Editor at the Fort Myers News-Press to take on the role of Lead Engagement Editor at The Tennessean. His last day at the News-Press is November 14. He starts the new gig in Nashville on Nov. 24. In his […]

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Umaña out in CNN restructuring

Umaña out in CNN restructuring

26 October 2014

Glenda Umaña has been laid off from CNN en Español after 17 years with the network. Glenda is one of the original anchors from the network’s 24-hour launch in 1997. “My position has been eliminated as part of restructuring,” she told fans via Facebook. Although she was given a pink slip, she will continue to be on the […]

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New TV station to launch in Puerto Rico

New TV station to launch in Puerto Rico

24 October 2014

It has been a busy week in Puerto Rico media news. Exactly one week ago, Univision shut down its news and production operations, laying off about 100 people. Days later, WAPA announced that starting Monday, October 25, it would produce a new Spanish-language primetime newscast for the U.S. market. And now, Telecinco Inc., says it’s […]

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Estrada joins KTRE-TV as news anchor and Managing Editor

Estrada joins KTRE-TV as news anchor and Managing Editor

23 October 2014

John-Carlos Estrada moves up 95 markets to a new job as evening news anchor and Managing Editor of ABC affiliate KTRE-TV in Lufkin, TX, effective Wednesday, October 22. He’ll be anchoring the East Texas news at 6 and 10 pm CT. Before joining KTRE-TV, he worked at KAVU-TV in Victoria, where he landed his first […]

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Botello promoted to on-air reporter at KTLM

Botello promoted to on-air reporter at KTLM

23 October 2014

Yulieth Botello has gotten her first break as on-air reporter. Telemundo 40/KTLM today announced she has been promoted to video journalist for “Noticias Telemundo 40” weekdays at 5 and 10 pm. She joins news co-anchors Hugo Magallán and Dalila Garza, weather anchor Elizabeth Robaina, sports anchor Héctor Zapata, and entertainment reporter Mayra Galván, part of […]

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Mosquera hired at Univision Sacramento

Mosquera hired at Univision Sacramento

23 October 2014

Daniela Mosquera has started a new job as Multimedia Journalist at KUVS 19. Her first day at the Univision O&O in Sacramento was Thursday, October 23. She joins the station from KVER, the Entravision-owned Univision affiliate in Palm Springs. That’s where Daniela got her start as an on-air reporter in August of 2013. She was […]

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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.