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Amparo moves from CBS to Univision Dallas

Raquel AmparoRaquel Amparo is doing a reverse cross-over from English to Spanish TV for a more senior role.

She’s leaving CBS11 in Dallas, where she’s currently Managing Editor, to join Univision 23 as the station’s News Director.

She replaces Samuel Belilty who left the position vacant in October to take over as News Director at Univision 23 Miami.

Amparo wraps up at CBS11 this week and starts the new job at Univision on Monday, December 4.

Amparo joined CBS Dallas as an Executive Producer in 2011 and was promoted to Managing Editor early last year.

She previously worked as a producer for Fox Television, as well as for CBS and NBC stations in Miami.

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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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