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Castañer to retire from News 12 Bronx

Berta CastanerBerta Castañer is stepping down as News Director of News 12 Bronx and News 12 Brooklyn.

Castañer, who joined the Cablevision news operations as an Assistant News Director in 2010, is retiring after a 39-year career in Spanish and English-language media.

Her last day on the job is July 6.

“I’m returning to South Florida, where I hope to enjoy the sun and the beach,” Castañer tells Media Moves. She says she has no other plans, but may do some consulting work if the opportunity arises.

Before moving to New York, Castañer was VP of News for the Telemundo Station Group from 2005 to 2009. She previously spent 8 years as a Senior Executive Producer for News and Specials.

Prior to joining Telemundo, she was News Director for WGBO Univision Chicago and Vice President of News and Public Affairs WKAQ in Puerto Rico.

 

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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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