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VICE show debuts on Universo

VICE show debuts on Universo

“UNIVERSO VICE,” a show produced by Vice Media for the U.S. Hispanic market, will premiere Sunday, August 20 at 8 pm/7C on Universo. Mexican actor Beto Ruiz hosts the one-hour program, which launches its first season with 10 episodes on the Spanish-language cable network. Each episode will feature four stories. According to Andres Remondes, VICE’s […]

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UniMás San Antonio produced show to launch nationwide

UniMás San Antonio produced show to launch nationwide

Unimás is launching a new show in San Antonio and adding it to the programming lineup of most of its stations nationwide. “Cuéntame Más,” hosted by radio DJ Jesse Lechuga and KWEX 41 TV host and reporter Carolina Vela, debuts tomorrow, August 18 and will air Fridays on UniMás from 5 to 6 pm ET/P […]

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Telemundo San Diego ready to kick off operations

Telemundo San Diego ready to kick off operations

The big day has arrived for Telemundo San Diego as the brand new owned-and-operated station goes live tomorrow, July 1, taking over the network signal previously broadcast by Entravision as Telemundo 33. Telemundo 20 will kick off its programming at 6 pm with a half-hour program showing the final preparations for the launch of the […]

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Borchardt, Baez and Alvarez to anchor Azteca América San Diego news

Borchardt, Baez and Alvarez to anchor Azteca América San Diego news

Starting July 3, Entravision’s XHAS in San Diego will have newly branded weekday newscasts as an Azteca América affiliate. Most of the current news team will continue to produce and anchor the station’s local news programming under the new banner “Noticias Ya Frontera” at 5 and 11 pm. Martin Borchardt will headline the 5 pm […]

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Univision announces game plan for Gold Cup

Univision announces game plan for Gold Cup

Just as Telemundo kicked off its coverage of the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia, rival Univision is preparing to tap into its soccer fan base its broadcast of the 2017 Gold Cup. The tournament returns to Univision beginning July 7 – just five days after the Confederations Cup comes to an end. Telemundo, which has […]

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Univision Chicago and San Antonio add noon newscasts

Univision Chicago and San Antonio add noon newscasts

Univision stations in Chicago and San Antonio are launching “Edición Digital” local midday newscasts on Monday, June 26. Merging television, radio, digital and social media platforms, the hyper-localized, 30-minute newscasts are broadcast and streamed live. Diana Perez and Enrique Rodríguez will lead “Edición Digital: Chicago.” As he moves to his new role, Rodríguez will no […]

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Entravision signs affiliate deals with Azteca América; will keep San Diego newscasts

Entravision signs affiliate deals with Azteca América; will keep San Diego newscasts

Entravision has confirmed that XHAS in San Diego, a Telemundo affiliate for over 20 years, will soon flip over to Azteca América programming. Media Moves previously reported that Azteca América was the likely candidate to pick up the station affiliation, after Telemundo decided not to renew its agreement with Entravision. Entravision will continue to run […]

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Univision will get $376 million in FCC spectrum auction; sees higher 4Q earnings

Univision will get $376 million in FCC spectrum auction; sees higher 4Q earnings

Univision’s piece of the the FCC spectrum auction pie will be about $376 million, President and CEO Randy Falco announced today during the company’s earnings call wrapping up 2016. Univision reported higher fourth-quarter earnings and full year revenue growth. Falco celebrated “strong financial results” with last year’s “revenue crossing the $3 billion threshold for the […]

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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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