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Globosat and Caracol TV team up to launch U.S. Spanish-language channel Hernández leaves WWL for WFAA Telemundo names Gómez Sr Director, Government Affairs Salas named anchor at Univision San Antonio Méndez hired at KVDA
 
Globosat and Caracol TV team up to launch U.S. Spanish-language channel

Globosat and Caracol TV team up to launch U.S. Spanish-language channel

Hernández leaves WWL for WFAA

Hernández leaves WWL for WFAA

Telemundo names Gómez Sr Director, Government Affairs

Telemundo names Gómez Sr Director, Government Affairs

Salas named anchor at Univision San Antonio

Salas named anchor at Univision San Antonio

Méndez hired at KVDA

Méndez hired at KVDA

Sánchez promoted at KNTV

Sánchez promoted at KNTV

17 September 2014

Kris Sánchez has been promoted to weekday anchor at KNTV-11, the NBC O&O in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was most recently a reporter and anchor for the weekend editions of “Today in the Bay,” the station’s morning news program. Before joining KNTV as a reporter in 2004, Kris spent 2 years as anchor/reporter […]

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Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

Galán named anchor for Univision Orlando

16 September 2014

Soraya Galán returns to Orlando as news anchor for Entravision’s “Noticias Univision Florida Central.” She joins co-anchor Paul Gamache at 6 and 11 pm. Her first day on the air was yesterday, September 15. She replaces anchor Sharon Miranda, who left the the news business and whose last day on the air was July 31. […]

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Torres hired as first Latina on Seattle Times’ editorial board

Torres hired as first Latina on Seattle Times’ editorial board

16 September 2014

After spending the past 9 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, reporter Blanca Torres has moved to Washington state to become the first Latina to join the Seattle Times’ editorial board.  She joins the paper as an editorial writer and columnist. Her first day was Monday, September 8. “Taking on a job as an editorial […]

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PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

15 September 2014

Latino Public Broadcasting today premieres new online short films on PBS.org as part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. “Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande” is an animated short from award-winning Chicano media artist John Jota Leaños. The film uses humor, hip hop and comic book style animation to tell the story […]

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La Opinión launches redesigned paper in tabloid format

La Opinión launches redesigned paper in tabloid format

15 September 2014

On the eve of its 88th anniversary, impreMedia, the parent company of La Opinión, has launched a redesign of the legendary Los Angeles Spanish-language daily. The biggest change: its format. As of today, the paper, founded on September 16, 1926, abandons its broadsheet format to go tabloid. “La Opinión is adapting its size to make it […]

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Héctor Tobar leaves the LA Times

Héctor Tobar leaves the LA Times

12 September 2014

Today is Héctor Tobar’s last day at the Los Angeles Times. He announced his departure on Facebook: “I’m leaving for a job as a full-time professor at the University of Oregon’s excellent journalism department. It’s a dream job, and I couldn’t say no.” A Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author, Héctor has been at the LAT […]

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Kimball out, Beckett named Fusion Chief Programming Officer

Kimball out, Beckett named Fusion Chief Programming Officer

11 September 2014

Less than a year since its launch, Fusion’s top programmer is calling it quits. Billy Kimball, who was named Chief Programming Officer of the Univision/ABC joint venture in May of last year, is stepping down from the position. CEO Isaac Lee today announced Kimball’s departure and his replacement: Wade Beckett. “Under Billy’s leadership we had a successful launch and have […]

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Ríos departs SuperRadio Latino

Ríos departs SuperRadio Latino

11 September 2014

Less than a year after he was named the Executive Vice President/GM of SuperRadio Latino Network, Jesse Ríos is no longer with the company. “I departed on the most amicable terms possible, and I sincerely wish SuperRadio Latino continued success,” Jesse tells Media Moves. “Currently, I am developing programming radio content for Regional Mexican and […]

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Bermúdez joins Telemundo’s KSTS

Bermúdez joins Telemundo’s KSTS

10 September 2014

Sandra Bermúdez has joined KSTS-48 as reporter for “Noticiero Telemundo 48” at 6 PM and 11 PM. Her first day at the Telemundo O&O in San Jose was September 2. Sandra was most recently morning anchor for “Primera Edición” at Univision KUVN and for “Vive La Mañana” at KSTR Unimás 49 in Dallas. She previously worked […]

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Comcast strikes deal to carry Univision Deportes

Comcast strikes deal to carry Univision Deportes

10 September 2014

Comcast has reached a long-term agreement with Univision to carry its 24-hour cable-TV sports network. Under the terms of the deal, Comcast, which owns competitor Telemundo, will distribute Univision Deportes Network (UDN) to XFINITY TV customers who subscribe to its Digital Preferred or XFINITY Latino levels of service. The deal comes after more than a […]

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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.