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Belilty named Univision Dallas news director

Samuel BeliltySam Belilty is leaving San Antonio to take over the news director position at KUVN-23 Univision’s O&O in Dallas. He’ll start the new job after New Year’s Day.

For the past 6 and a half years, Sam has been news director of KWEX TV, Univision 41. Before moving to San Antonio he was at Univision 21 in Fresno, where he spent two years as Creative Services Director and executive producer of the Morning Show, and 7 years as news director.

He was previously a correspondent for Radio Caracas Television (RCTV) in Miami and held a variety of positions working for RCTV in Caracas, Venezuela, including reporter, anchor and executive producer. He also hosted a live daily 3 hour news-talk show on Radio Caracas Radio (RCR).

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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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