Mike Gaytán has been named VP of News KUAN Telemundo 20 San Diego. He takes over the position left vacant by Pedro Calderón, who resigned in August.
Gaytán will oversee the San Diego station’s newsroom operations effective December 13.
He makes the move to California from Arizona, where he has led the Telemundo Phoenix newsroom for the past five years. During his tenure at KTAZ, he oversaw newscast ratings growth and the launch of a local consumer unit. He was most recently part of a team that helped launch local news at the company’s recently acquired station, Telemundo Nuevo México.
His last day at KTAZ is December 12.
Gaytán previously worked at Univision stations in Texas for 20 years, including KAKW Univision Austin and KWEX Univision San Antonio.