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Barrón López leaves The Hill for HuffPo

Laura Barron LopezLaura Barrón-López is leaving her job as Energy and Environment Reporter at The Hill, after spending a year and a half at the D.C.-based political publication. Her last day is March 6.

She starts a new job as a Congressional Reporter at the Huffington Post’s D.C. bureau on March 23.

“I am excited to be joining The Huffington Post politics team and am eager to get to work,” Laura tells Media Moves. “Working at The Hill has been an incredible, invaluable experience and I am fortunate to have worked with such a powerhouse team. I will miss covering energy and environment issues but am ready for the next challenge.”

Before joining The Hill, Laura was a reporter wrote for E&E Publishing’s Greenwire and interned at the Orange County Register, The Oregonian, and Roll Call.

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Ferrer joins Univision/ABC News venture

Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer has been hired to be the first Executive Producer, Digital for the yet unnamed Univision/ABC News cable network.  He will oversee all digital properties and work closely with the ad sales, distribution and editorial teams. He starts October 30 and will divide his time between New York and Miami.

According to Univision, the President and CEO and other management team executives will be announced later this year.

Miguel was most recently the Managing Editor of the Huffington Post’s Black Voices, Latino Voices (English-language) and Voces (Spanish-language) sites.

Prior to his roles at the Huffington Post, Miguel spent more than 4 years as Director of Programming for AOL Latino. He was previously business development manager for People en Español and worked in international marketing for Warner Music Latin America.

The new network is expected to launch in the summer of 2013, with editorial coverage focusing on the most relevant issues for U.S. Hispanics.

The joint venture will have the support of Enterprise Florida, the State of Florida’s economic development agency, as well as The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s economic development partnership.

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AOL Latino eliminated, reborn as HuffPost Voces

As of today, AOL Latino no longer exists. Yesterday was the final day of the Spanish-language spin off launched by AOL Corp. in 2003. The site has been rebranded as Huffpost Voces. 

People that log in to www.AOLLatino.com will now automatically be redirected to Huffpostvoces.com.

The front page of today’s HuffPost Voces includes a welcome message in Spanish by Ariana Huffington.

Miguel Ferrer, Editor of the English-language site HuffPost Latino Voices, will also be Managing Editor of Voces.

According to a Portada story, the AOL Latino editorial team is expected to remain in place. Miguel told reporter Laura Martínez that Voces is not a Spanish-language version of the Huffington Post, nor a translation of Latino Voices, but rather “an addition; it is a totally different site that will help nurture content across the HuffPost platforms.”

Read Laura’s musings on the end of AOL Latino in a column she wrote today for Fox News Latino.

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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. I am currently the Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer and a columnist for Poder Hispanic magazine. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.
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