“I believe that living a successful life includes pushing ourselves to grow, change and continue to innovate while giving back to our Latino Community which is what I will continue do,” Jessi tells Media Moves.*
Since joining Telemundo in May of 1999, Jessi has anchored “Titulares Telemundo,” “Boxeo Telemundo” and has led Spanish-language coverage of NBA, NFL and Olympic games for the network.
“I have been very lucky to work with great teams in my career and Deportes Telemundo has been a special part of that, I am very proud of having been part of many “firsts” in our Industry and many of those were during my 16 years there. I will certainly miss the team.”
Jessi will also be leaving Miami.
“It’ a new and exciting chapter in my career and life, I will be returning to California which is where I started my network career and where I will once again embark on new projects which I will share with everyone soon. Hasta pronto!”
An Emmy-award winner, Jessi previously spent 21 years at Univision, starting as a sports anchor and producer in Los Angeles in 1980, when it was Spanish International Network (SIN).
A Telemundo spokesperson confirmed Jessi’s departure and issued the following statement:
“Jessie Losada decided to leave Telemundo to pursue other interests. During his more than 15 years with Telemundo, he has been a great professional and an important part of our award-winning team of sportscasters. We wish him the best and look forward to working with him in the future.”
* UPDATED at 2:00 pm PT to include Jessi’s statement about his move.