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Cabrera among OC Register layoffs

Yvette Cabrera, columnist for the Orange County Register and the current president of CCNMA, has been laid off from the paper.

According to Gustavo Arellano, from the OC Weekly, 5 reporters, including Yvette, were laid off and 4 other unfilled positions were eliminated.

Yvette was named best columnist by the Orange County Press Club in 2011.  She had been at the OC Register for 13 years.

 

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  1. […] Cabrera won the David McQuay Award for Best Columnist award at the annual Orange County Press Club Awards Gala on July 20, 2011.  She wrote for the Register for 13 years, according to Media Moves. […]


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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, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in June of 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes and also do freelance work as writer, reporter and producer.
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