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Castillo returns to CNN

Mariano CastilloMariano Castillo has rejoined CNN in Atlanta, more than year after being laid off in a reorganization of CNN Digital.

He’s now an editor on The Row, the editorial and story vetting unit that reviews correspondents’ scripts and provides editorial guidance to all CNN networks. In this new role, he’ll also work with CNN en Español.

During the past year, Castillo worked as an editor at The Associated Press and a producer on CNN’s International Desk on a temporary basis. He also freelanced for outlets including Fusion and The New York Times.

Castillo previously worked at CNN from 2009 to 2016, starting as a digital writer embedded with CNN en Español, before moving up to Newsdesk Editor/Weekend Supervisor at CNN Digital.

Prior to CNN, he spent 4 years at the San Antonio Express-News, where he was a criminal justice reporter and Border Bureau Chief.

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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.