Barely a year after joining KXTX 39, Telemundo O&O in Dallas, Karen Méndez is moving back to the east coast.
She’ll be taking over the role of Vice President of News of WNJU Telemundo 47 New York starting in mid-July, replacing José Morales, who exited the station earlier this month.
In this role, Méndez will be responsible for the Telemundo 47 news department and any other local productions across multiple media platforms.
Before joining Telemundo 39, she was the News Director for WFDC Univision in Washington, D.C. She was previously News Director at WVEN Univision Orlando. Before that, she was a Senior Producer at WLII Univision Puerto Rico from 2002 to 2006
She launched her broadcasting career at WXTV Univision 41 New York in 2000, where she worked as a general producer.