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Univision to live stream Liga MX games on Facebook

Univision to live stream Liga MX games on Facebook

Univision has struck a deal with Facebook to live stream select matches of its Liga MX portfolio directly to U.S. fans in English on the social media platform. The partnership kicks off Saturday, February 18 and continues throughout 2017. Fans will be able stream Liga MX matches in the U.S. in real-time on the Univision […]

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Univision cancels gossip show “Sal y Pimienta”

Univision cancels gossip show “Sal y Pimienta”

Univision has decided to pull the plug on its Sunday gossip show “Sal y Pimienta” after a 6-year run. Media Moves has confirmed the final show will air tomorrow, Sunday, February 12 at 7 pm. Launched in January of 2011 at 10 pm with hosts Lourdes Stephen and Rodner Figueroa as a vehicle to chat […]

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Media Moves 2016 year in review

Media Moves 2016 year in review

A network shutdown, layoffs, new ventures, talent changes – a lot has happened in 2016. In case you missed them, here is the Media Moves round up with some of the key stories of the year. January CEO Hernán Lopez exits Fox International in reorganization Hernán Lopez launches audio-on-demand company Wondery Joshua Mintz quits Telemundo […]

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Azteca América signs deal with WGEN to pick up MundoMax Miami affiliate

Azteca América signs deal with WGEN to pick up MundoMax Miami affiliate

Starting December 1, MundoMax 8 will be rebranded to Azteca Miami 8. Azteca América announced today it signed an affiliate and sales agreement with WGEN that will add the full power Miami station to its network group after MundoMax goes off the air at 11:59 pm on November 30. The deal gives Azteca América, geared […]

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NPR adds Alarcón’s Radio Ambulante as its first Spanish-language podcast

NPR adds Alarcón’s Radio Ambulante as its first Spanish-language podcast

Award-winning Spanish-language podcast Radio Ambulante is getting the NPR treatment. Starting November 22, NPR will distribute and promote the podcast hosted by Peruvian-American novelist Daniel Alarcón on its website, the NPR One app and iTunes. Radio Ambulante is NPR’s first Spanish-language podcast. The podcast, founded in 2011 with the help of a Kickstarter campaign, uses […]

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Comcast to launch Kids Central and Primo TV networks

Comcast to launch Kids Central and Primo TV networks

Comcast today announced it’s launching two more Hispanic cable networks in January of 2017. Kids Central and Primo TV will be English-language educational networks for bicultural children. Kids Central, owned and operated by Condista Networks, targets kids ages 3 to 7. Primo TV, owned and operated by Vme, goes after 6 to 16 year-old viewers. […]

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TV Azteca partners with Combate Américas, launches Calle-hosted MMA show

TV Azteca partners with Combate Américas, launches Calle-hosted MMA show

Azteca América viewers will get a chance to see live mixed martial arts action thanks to an exclusive deal with Hispanic MMA sports franchise Combate Américas and TV Azteca. As part of a year-long agreement TV Azteca and Azteca América will broadcast live world champion MMA events in the U.S. and Mexico. The network will […]

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Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

Univision and the Fusion Media Group have set the stage for its U.S.-Mexico border “RiseUp as One” concert. The networks organized the event as a way to “bridge the border” and celebrate “inclusiveness, diversity, and global unity” through the language of music with the help of a multitude of international artists who will be performing […]

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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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