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Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62 reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor
 
Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX

Carreño promoted to Assistant News Director at KXTX

Marialcy Carreño, currently Executive Producer at Telemundo’s KSTS 48 in San Jose, is being promoted to Assistant News Director at sister station KXTX 39 in Dallas. Her last day at the Bay Area station is August 25. She starts at Telemundo Dallas on September 4. She replaces Alfredo Sánchez, who left the station to become […]

Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job

Gómez leaves Univision 14 anchor desk for public affairs job

After two decades behind the anchor desk, María Leticia Gómez has left KDTV Univision 14 to become Santa Clara County’s Director of the Office of Public Affairs. She starts her new role on September 1, 2017. Gómez had been an anchor and reporter for Univision 14 since 2000. Prior to moving to California, she worked […]

Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent

Oquendo starts as ABC News correspondent

Victor Oquendo has joined ABC News as Miami-based correspondent and is due to start on-air within the next few weeks. Before moving on to network news, he was an afternoon anchor and reporter at ABC affiliate WPLG in Miami. Oquendo began his broadcast career at WPLG in 2010 as a news trainee, landing a sports […]

Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62

Montoya Betancourth named anchor at KRCA 62

Jennifer Montoya Betancourth will join Estrella TV flagship station KRCA 62 in Los Angeles as anchor for the 12 and 5 pm local newscasts. She starts the new job on Monday, July 31. Montoya Betancourth was previously noon and primetime weekend news anchor for “Noticias Caracol” and lead anchor for “Última Edición.” She also anchored […]

reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor

reVolver taps López-Alvarez as VP of Content, Uva as advisor

Podcast company reVolver has hired María López-Álvarez as VP of Content and Production. She’ll continue to be based in Miami and oversee content strategy, development and production, as well as talent evaluation and management. López-Álvarez previously worked at Telemundo from 2012 until last year, exiting as as SVP of Realities when her position was eliminated […]

Univision buys former NBC affiliate WMGM for $6M

Univision buys former NBC affiliate WMGM for $6M

12 July 2017

Univision is shelling out $6 million dollars to buy WMGM-TV 40, a station licensed to Wildwood, N.J., on the fringe of the Philadelphia market. Now an independent station, it was formerly an NBC affiliate serving Southeast New Jersey until December of 2014. That’s the year Spectrum speculator LocusPoint Networks bought the station for $6 million, […]

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Telemundo Chicago launches first weekend newscasts

Telemundo Chicago launches first weekend newscasts

12 July 2017

Telemundo Chicago is finally going to have weekend newscasts and has hired new talent for the launch. The first weekend editions of “Noticiero Telemundo Chicago” will start Saturday, July 22 and will air weekends at 5 and 10 pm. Hernán Fratto will anchor the newscasts. Weather anchor Jessica Delgado and reporter Angélica Gómez, both new […]

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Rios joins SBS’ AIRE Radio Networks

Rios joins SBS’ AIRE Radio Networks

11 July 2017

Jesse Rios has started a new job as Director of Affiliate Sales at SBS’ AIRE Radio Networks. In his new role, he’ll be working in expanding and developing new products and partnerships to strengthen the company’s footprint nationwide. He will also spearhead efforts to bring AIRE’S terrestrial affiliates to be part of La Música App. […]

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Univision’s ad sales president Keith Turner to retire

Univision’s ad sales president Keith Turner to retire

10 July 2017

Univision today announced that Keith Turner, President of Advertising Sales & Marketing, will retire at the end of the year. The company will reveal leadership transition plans in the coming weeks. Turner joined Univision in September of 2012, replacing David Lawenda. Before Univision, he was SVP of Media Sales and Sponsorship at the NFL. He […]

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Estrella TV names anchor Pedro Ferriz Hijar VP of National News

Estrella TV names anchor Pedro Ferriz Hijar VP of National News

07 July 2017

LBI Media has decided to promote Estrella TV network national news anchor Pedro Ferriz Hijar to VP of national news, effective immediately. He takes over the position left vacant earlier this year after the forced departure of Andrés Angulo following sexual harassment complaints and lawsuits filed by former anchors Karla Amezola and Adriana Ruggiero, which […]

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SCNG rebrands Impacto USA, redesigns La Prensa & Excélsior

SCNG rebrands Impacto USA, redesigns La Prensa & Excélsior

07 July 2017

Impacto USA is no more. The weekly, founded in 2005, has been renamed Excélsior Los Angeles as part of the Southern California News Group’s efforts to bring all of its Spanish-language weeklies under one umbrella brand. The newspaper company has chosen to stamp the Excélsior brand on the masthead of its three Spanish-language publications. La […]

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Tovares leaves Chief Content Officer role at CPB

Tovares leaves Chief Content Officer role at CPB

06 July 2017

Joseph Tovares, SVP and Chief Content Officer at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, has decided to leave the organization. Today is his last day at CPB “I had eight very good years at CPB and supported many outstanding projects, including many Latino projects. But I am ready to get back to content development and production,” […]

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Univision promotes and reassigns Pineda, Yáñez and Santamaría

Univision promotes and reassigns Pineda, Yáñez and Santamaría

06 July 2017

Univision has promoted three of its executives, changing their leadership roles within the station group, effectively immediately. Ramón Pineda, who joined WXTV-Channel 41 in New York as VP and General Manager in 2005, will move on to a new role as SVP and Regional General Manager of Univision’s southeast stations. He’ll oversee operations in Atlanta, […]

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