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mun2 Telemundo beats Univision at 10 pm Zavala leaves KPRC Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo Carey Peña out at KTVK
 
mun2′s Moreno elected NALIP Board Chair

mun2′s Moreno elected NALIP Board Chair

Telemundo beats Univision at 10 pm

Telemundo beats Univision at 10 pm

Zavala leaves KPRC

Zavala leaves KPRC

Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

Carey Peña out at KTVK

Carey Peña out at KTVK

The Daily Rundown With José Díaz-Balart debuts on MSNBC

The Daily Rundown With José Díaz-Balart debuts on MSNBC

14 November 2014

José Díaz Balart is expanding his role at MSNBC with a new morning show. “The Daily Rundown With José Díaz Balart” premieres next Monday, November 17 from 9 to 11 am. He takes over “The Daily Rundown” from Chuck Todd, who left to host “Meet the Press.” Since its inception in 2010, the show was […]

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Flores leaves LA Times for Buzzfeed

Flores leaves LA Times for Buzzfeed

13 November 2014

Today is Adolfo Flores’ last day as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He starts a new job as Latino issues reporter for BuzzFeed News next Monday, November 17. He’ll be based in Los Angeles. “I decided to make the move from the L.A. Times to Buzzfeed because it was an exciting opportunity to write about […]

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Amaya named News Director of Norsan Media

Amaya named News Director of Norsan Media

12 November 2014

Hernando Amaya is leaving Las Vegas. He has accepted a position as News Director of Norsan Media where he’ll oversee news operations for all of the company’s media properties in North and South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee. He’ll be based in Charlotte, N.C.  He starts the new job in early December. In his new role, he’ll […]

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Vme signs deal with BRB Internacional

Vme signs deal with BRB Internacional

12 November 2014

Vme TV has partnered with Spanish animation studio BRB Internacional to bring five animated series for preschoolers to its network. The deal is part of a long-term venture to amplify children’s programming on Vme. The network’s new acquisitions are “Mi Amigo Bernard,” “Mica,” “Zoobabu,” “Kambu,” and “Filly Funtasía.” The animated shows will air on Vme […]

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Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

11 November 2014

Telemundo is betting big again on the narco novela genre and it’s bringing back Kate Del Castillo in an effort to secure ratings. Kate previously starred in the hugely popular “La Reina Del Sur,” which became the highest rated program in Telemundo’s history, averaging nearly 4.2 million total viewers and over 2.8 million adults 18-49, […]

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Schumacher-Matos extends stay at NPR

Schumacher-Matos extends stay at NPR

10 November 2014

Edward Schumacher-Matos resigned as NPR Ombudsman four months ago, but apparently the search for his replacement has been harder than anticipated. Edward was initially supposed to leave the job in August, but was asked to stay on until October 3. With no replacement in sight, he was asked to extend his tenure until November 1. […]

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Edna Schmidt sues Telemundo for wrongful termination

Edna Schmidt sues Telemundo for wrongful termination

07 November 2014

Former anchor Edna Schmidt has been doing the media rounds in Chicago this week, promoting WGBO Univision’s special series “Edna Mi Verdad,” about women and alcoholism that features her battle with the disease and her professional downfall because of it. A founding co-anchor of Univision Chicago’s newscast, Edna was also interviewed live on the set on […]

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Marraco moves to WTTG

Marraco moves to WTTG

07 November 2014

Marina Marraco is leaving Orlando and WESH 2 News for a new job as a reporter at WTTG. She starts the new job at the Fox-owned station in Washington, D.C. next Monday, November 10. Marina did the cross-over into English-language news when she joined WESH in October of 2012. She had previously worked as an […]

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Nuñez joins Telemundo Dallas

Nuñez joins Telemundo Dallas

06 November 2014

Luis Gerardo Nuñez has been hired at KXTX 39. He will be a VJ for the Telemundo O&O in Dallas. He starts the new job next Monday, November 10. Luis Gerardo was most recently a reporter for MundoFox in Miami. He previously worked for Telemundo’s WSCV-51 in Miami and for Venezuela’s Globovisión.

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Rincón leaves KABB for communications job

Rincón leaves KABB for communications job

06 November 2014

Today is the last day at KABB for Sylvia Rincón. After 12 years as a reporter/anchor with the San Antonio Fox affiliate, Sylvia has decided to leave her broadcast career to become Director of Communications at Southside Independent School District. She starts the new job next Tuesday, November 11. “After 18 amazing years as a […]

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García leaves Yahoo! for GM role at Comcast

García leaves Yahoo! for GM role at Comcast

05 November 2014

Javier García has joined Comcast Cable as Vice President and General Manager, Multicultural Services. He’ll be based in Philadelphia and report to Marcien Jenckes, EVP of Consumer Services for Comcast Cable. In his new role, which he started November 3, he’ll be responsible for directing, designing and implementing Comcast’s multicultural services strategy across all Xfinity […]

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mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

04 November 2014

Telemundo’s sister bilingual cable network is dropping the name it’s had since it launched in 2001. Calling it a “major step in its evolution,” the NBCUniversal Cable-owned property, which until now was aimed at a young Latino audience, will relaunch as “NBC Universo” on Sunday, February 1, 2015 as an entertainment and sports network. The […]

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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.