It was just 2 weeks ago that Telemundo announced layoffs and restructuring of its news operations, which included the elimination of the news director position at WJNU-47, leaving Hugo Balta without a job.
José comes to WJNU after working a year as Director of Digital Content for Telemundo Local Media. He was previously Director of News Operations for the NBC Television Stations Division, where he managed the broadcast division and several internet operations for the O&O’s. Before that, he was Director of News Operations for the Telemundo Television stations. Prior to joining Telemundo, he worked as News Director for Univision in Puerto Rico and as Assistant News Director for Univision NY.