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Univision partners with reVolver, adds Hobbs in new VP role

Univision partners with reVolver, adds Hobbs in new VP role

Univision has struck a strategic audio content and advertising partnership deal with reVolver Podcasts. As part of the agreement, reVolver co-founder Stephen Hobbs joins Univision as VP of Audio and Experiential Initiatives “to maximize content and revenue opportunities between both companies.” In this newly created role, Hobbs will work to deliver content, promotion and revenue […]

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Henríquez hired at NYT

Henríquez hired at NYT

The New York Times has tapped digital media pro Charo Henríquez to join its new training unit aimed at making the paper’s entire newsroom learn how to “think digital” for more effective storytelling. As Senior Editor of Digital Storytelling and Training, Henríquez will be part of the Digital Transition team that is “experimenting with new […]

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Uva named CEO of Hispanicize Media Group

Uva named CEO of Hispanicize Media Group

Joe Uva has been named Chairman and CEO of Hispanicize Media Group (HMG). Uva, the former President and CEO of Univision and Chairman of NBCU Hispanic Enterprises & Content, will help grow the digital media and events company. HMG founder Manny Ruiz, will remain on the board of directors and will continue to be a […]

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Marcial Ocasio named Editor of El Sentinel

Marcial Ocasio named Editor of El Sentinel

Jennifer Marcial Ocasio has been promoted to Editor of El Sentinel after just six months with the Orlando Sentinel’s Spanish-language publication. She joined the company as senior digital reporter in March. Marcial Ocasio previously spent five years as a digital reporter at Univision in Puerto Rico, where she launched and managed the station’s website, univisionpr.com. She […]

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Fusion relaunches website rebranded as Splinter

Fusion relaunches website rebranded as Splinter

As of today, the Fusion website, originally launched as a content portal and the digital extension of a Univision English-language cable channel, has a new name: Splinter. The relaunched digital publication went live today. In a welcome message titled “What the Hell Is Splinter?”, Editor-in-Chief Dodai Stewart explains the site “offers a sharp point of […]

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NBC News launches Snapchat news show co-hosted by Gadi Schwartz

NBC News launches Snapchat news show co-hosted by Gadi Schwartz

Guatemalan-born NBC News correspondent Gadi Schwartz has been tapped to co-host “Stay Tuned” – the network’s first daily news show on Snapchat. The twice-daily news show, which will cover national and international news, politics and pop culture, launched yesterday morning. NBC picked two millennials to front the Snapchat newscasts. Savannah Sellers, a correspondent for MSNBC, […]

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Terra shuts down U.S., Spain and Latin America Spanish-language portals

Terra shuts down U.S., Spain and Latin America Spanish-language portals

Terra.com is out of business. The publisher and internet services company owned by Spain’s Telefónica shut down operations and pulled the plug on all of its Spanish-language websites in the United States, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Spain, México and Peru. The LATAM company headquarters in Miami also closed its doors. It’s unclear at this point how […]

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Facebook now has 2+ billion monthly users

Facebook now has 2+ billion monthly users

If anyone had any doubt about Facebook’s growing reach and influence, the numbers don’t lie. Mark Zuckerberg made it official on his Facebook page: the social network now has more than 2 billion monthly users worldwide. Shortly after making the announcement yesterday, Product Manager Guillermo Spiller and Product Director Mike Nowak shared some additional information about […]

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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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