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Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years KPCC hires Luna as CFO Cazares hired at St. Louis Public Radio
 
Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV

Adriana Ruggiero exits Estrella TV

Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ

Denise Isaac hired as meteorologist at WXYZ

Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years

Azteca América boasts best April primetime ratings in 4 years

KPCC hires Luna as CFO

KPCC hires Luna as CFO

Cazares hired at St. Louis Public Radio

Cazares hired at St. Louis Public Radio

Garcia named Director of Stanford’s Knight Fellowships

Garcia named Director of Stanford’s Knight Fellowships

21 April 2016

Dawn E. Garcia, Managing Director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Program at Stanford since 2012, has been named Director of the program. She takes over the new role on September 1. She’ll succeed James Bettinger, who is retiring August 31 after 27 years as director and deputy director. Garcia first joined the JSK […]

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Univision ends JV with ABC, launches Fusion Media Group

Univision ends JV with ABC, launches Fusion Media Group

21 April 2016

After months of reports that ABC was looking to exit its Fusion joint venture with Univision, both companies today announced they’ve reached an agreement to part ways. Under the terms of the deal, which are not being disclosed, Univision will become the sole owner of Fusion. Effective immediately, Univision will take over ABC’s role in […]

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Dodgers renews radio deal with Univision Radio

Dodgers renews radio deal with Univision Radio

21 April 2016

The Dodgers and Univision Los Angeles today announced they’ve signed a three-year partnership deal, keeping the L.A. team’s games on KTNQ 1020 AM through the 2018 season. Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín, known as “the Spanish Voice of the Dodgers” started his 58th season on the broadcast booth last month. His son Jorge, joins […]

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Negrón named producer at KVEA

Negrón named producer at KVEA

20 April 2016

William Negrón is switching jobs and markets within Telemundo. He’s moving from KTMD Telemundo Houston to KVEA 52 in Los Angeles. A news producer for KTMD’s 10 pm newscast for the past three years, he’ll take on the role of 11 pm producer at KVEA. William’s last day at the Houston station is May 6. He’ll […]

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The Hill debuts Latino section

The Hill debuts Latino section

19 April 2016

Washington, D.C.-based political news site The Hill today launched a new vertical called The Hill Latino. The new section will offer non-partisan specialized news coverage of policy, politics and issues impacting the Latino community. To launch the project, The Hill partnered with Austin-based Latino Magazine for content and marketing. Diana Marrero, who joined The Hill […]

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NAHJ names inductees to the 2016 Hall of Fame

NAHJ names inductees to the 2016 Hall of Fame

19 April 2016

Four longtime journalists will be inducted into NAHJ’s 2016 Hall of Fame. The board of directors voted to honor Zita Arocha, Veronica Villafañe, Hugo Balta and Robert Montemayor. Montemayor, who died in October of last year, will be honored posthumously. The induction will take place during the Hall of Fame Honors Luncheon on Friday, August 5 […]

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Isolda Peguero out at Telemundo

Isolda Peguero out at Telemundo

18 April 2016

Isolda Peguero, a New York-based network news correspondent for almost 16 years, is no longer with Telemundo. A company spokesman confirmed her exit, without giving further details. An Emmy-award winning journalist, Isolda had been with Telemundo for the past 25 years. Prior to being a network correspondent, she spent 9 years as a reporter for […]

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Azteca América hires Caballero as GM of WDGT and WXAX

Azteca América hires Caballero as GM of WDGT and WXAX

18 April 2016

Layla Caballero has joined Azteca América as the General Manager of the company’s Miami and Tampa stations WDGT and WXAX. She’ll report to Enrique Pérez, EVP of Station Group. Caballero arrives to Azteca from Las Américas Multimedia Group, where she was a member of the executive team and Director of Display, Classified and Digital Sales […]

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NATAS honors Romay with Silver Circle Award

NATAS honors Romay with Silver Circle Award

18 April 2016

América TeVe founder Omar Romay was recognized for his contributions to the television industry during the 28th Annual Suncoast Silver Circle Awards ceremony held yesterday. Romay was one of five recipients of the 2016 Suncoast Silver Circle Awards, which honors “distinguished individuals who have contributed a quarter of a century or more of exemplary excellence […]

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Chronicle lays off 4 in La Voz de Houston downsizing

Chronicle lays off 4 in La Voz de Houston downsizing

15 April 2016

Denying it’s shutting down Spanish-language publication La Voz, the Houston Chronicle today confirmed it “has decided to scale back the size of La Voz,” effective May 1. As a result, four people will lose their jobs. The Chronicle won’t relase the names of those affected, but sources confirm Olivia Tallet and David Dorantes are among […]

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Tamez named Director of Excelsior TV

Tamez named Director of Excelsior TV

14 April 2016

Carlos Tamez, who resigned as Executive Producer for Telemundo Houston in February, has been named Director of Excélsior TV, a Mexican television 24-hour news channel owned by Grupo Imagen Multimedia. Carlos was hired to run Excélsior TV and help launch a new network expected to debut this summer. “I am thrilled with this opportunity to grow in […]

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Sergio Hernández among Mashable layoffs

Sergio Hernández among Mashable layoffs

14 April 2016

Mashable eliminated its entire news staff, laying off about 30 people last week. As the names of those hit by the cuts start trickling out, we’ve learned that Sergio Hernández, the digital pub’s U.S. & World reporter, was among the casualties. Sergio, who joined Mashable based out of New York in June of last year, […]

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