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Ruiz hired as Weekend Editor at NPR.org Moll-Ramírez moves from CNN to MSNBC Ramírez-Ávila hired as anchor for new Telemundo Fresno newscast RCN takes over KWHY-TV signal, local newscasts canceled Moreno leaves KENS for KTRK
 
Ruiz hired as Weekend Editor at NPR.org

Ruiz hired as Weekend Editor at NPR.org

Moll-Ramírez moves from CNN to MSNBC

Moll-Ramírez moves from CNN to MSNBC

Ramírez-Ávila hired as anchor for new Telemundo Fresno newscast

Ramírez-Ávila hired as anchor for new Telemundo Fresno newscast

RCN takes over KWHY-TV signal, local newscasts canceled

RCN takes over KWHY-TV signal, local newscasts canceled

Moreno leaves KENS for KTRK

Moreno leaves KENS for KTRK

Alpha Media names Aguilar Marketing Director

Alpha Media names Aguilar Marketing Director

24 August 2015

Jessica Aguilar has joined Alpha Media as Marketing Director of its San Antonio radio cluster. She’ll oversee the promotions and marketing efforts of News Talk 550 KTSA and FM 1071, 1250 ESPN San Antonio and 945FM, ESPN Deportes, Top 40 KTFM, Adult Hits 1027 JACK-FM, and Regional Mexican stations KLEY and KSAH. Jessica was most […]

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“Premios tu Mundo” makes Telemundo #1

“Premios tu Mundo” makes Telemundo #1

21 August 2015

The live broadcast of “Premios Tu Mundo” was a big hit for Telemundo. The award show ranked #1 in Spanish-language television, delivering its best-ever performance averaging 2,363,000 total viewers (+24% vs. 2014) and 1,159,000 adults 18-49 (+9% vs. 2014), according to Nielsen. The three-hour primetime show, which aired Thursday from 8 to 11 pm, reached a […]

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Fusion expands to Roku

Fusion expands to Roku

21 August 2015

As Fusion continues its search for an audience, it has landed on Roku. The cable TV network is aimed at millennials, so it makes sense to strengthen efforts to attract those viewers via OTT and digital platforms. Roku users will be able to watch a live-stream of the Fusion channel, as well as on-demand video […]

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Holguin leaves KABC for El Paso’s KFOX

Holguin leaves KABC for El Paso’s KFOX

21 August 2015

Robert Holguin is leaving Los Angeles, where he has been a reporter for KABC since 2006, to become prime-time anchor at KFOX in his hometown of El Paso. “My time in Los Angeles was exciting, unforgettable and incredibly rewarding,” Robert tells Media Moves. “I had a chance to work alongside extremely talented journalists in one […]

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Ruiz named VP and GM of KUTH

Ruiz named VP and GM of KUTH

20 August 2015

Leonardo Ruiz is taking on an expanded role within the Univision Station Group. He has been named VP and General Manager of KUTH Univision 32 in Salt Lake City, effective immediately. Ruiz will oversee all aspects of station operations including ad sales, marketing, news, production and promotions for the Univision O&O. He’ll also remain GM […]

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Univision promotes Widmann-Hernandez

Univision promotes Widmann-Hernandez

20 August 2015

Sabina Widmann-Hernandez has been promoted to VP, General Manager and Director of Sales of Univision’s radio stations in San Diego. The appointment is effective immediately. She’ll continue to be based in San Diego and report to Jaime Jiménez, EVP of Univision Local Media. In her new role, Widmann-Hernandez will oversee all aspects of station operations […]

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Gonzales replaces Rivera as KBAK anchor

Gonzales replaces Rivera as KBAK anchor

19 August 2015

Longtime Los Angeles anchor Dave Gonzales, who left KCAL in 2012 after 17 years, will be returning to an anchor desk – in Bakersfield. He’ll anchor the 5, 6, 10 and 11 pm news starting tomorrow. Gonzales will fill in as main anchor for CBS affiliate KBAK until the station finds a permanent replacement for […]

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LATV to debut new look

LATV to debut new look

19 August 2015

LATV will be sporting a new look starting next month. The network plans to launch its 2015 fall season with a more colorful look, a new promotional campaign and the new theme “Life Con Acento.” The campaign was conceptualized in-house as part of a collaborative effort by LATV’s creative team that included Daniel Vélez, Luis […]

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Korchega leaves Gannett for teaching job at ASU

Korchega leaves Gannett for teaching job at ASU

18 August 2015

Angela Korchega has left the daily news grind for a new job at the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. She has accepted a position as a professor and editor for the Borderlands Desk of the university’s Cronkite News service, which produces daily news, features and investigative stories for Arizona PBS. “As I […]

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Doughty named News Director at KWES

Doughty named News Director at KWES

18 August 2015

James Doughty has returned to TV news – and his hometown. He started a job as News Director of KWES’ NewsWest 9 in Midland, Texas. He was most recently Communications Manager for San Antonio Councilman Joe Krier. “I enjoyed a nice break away from TV News, but I am home again and this is where […]

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Carolina García to retire from L.A. Newspaper Group

Carolina García to retire from L.A. Newspaper Group

17 August 2015

Newspaper exec Carolina García has announced she will be retiring after more than three decades in the newspaper industry. She’s leaving her current role as Managing Editor for Enterprise and Projects for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group’s nine publications on September 1. García joined LANG as Executive Editor of the Los Angeles Daily News in […]

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Auger-Domínguez joins Google

Auger-Domínguez joins Google

14 August 2015

Daisy Auger-Domínguez has left Disney/ABC to become Google’s Global Head of Diversity Staffing in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was previously based in Los Angeles, where she was VP, Talent Acquisition and Organization & Workforce Diversity at the Disney ABC Television Group (DATG). In that role, Auger-Domínguez led the strategic direction, implementation, and talent […]

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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.