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Puerto Rico’s GFR Media sends Pérez as correspondent to Orlando

Puerto Rico’s GFR Media sends Pérez as correspondent to Orlando

José Javier Pérez has moved from San Juan and his job as an editor at El Nuevo Día to become an Orlando-based correspondent for the newspaper’s parent company GFR Media. He’ll be covering the mass exodus of Puerto Ricans fleeing the island’s financial crisis and the issues they face in the U.S. “Over the past […]

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Romero, Santos among LA Weekly mass layoffs

Romero, Santos among LA Weekly mass layoffs

Veteran reporter Dennis Romero and multimedia designer Garry Santos are out of a job after the LA Weekly slashed more than half of its staff yesterday. The cuts come as Voice Media Group completed the sale of the alternative weekly and handed the reins over the new owners, Semanal Media – a newly created company. […]

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Nancy San Martin

San Martín named Managing Editor at El Nuevo Herald

Veteran journalist Nancy San Martín has been named Managing Editor of El Nuevo Herald. She’ll be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the paper and responsible for growing the publication’s digital audience. She’ll report directly to Aminda Marqués Gonzalez, Executive Editor of the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. San Martín has been with […]

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Torres named Editor of El Paso Times

Torres named Editor of El Paso Times

The El Paso Times has named Zahira Torres Editor and News Director, making her the second woman and first Latina to lead the 136-year-old newspaper. Barbara Funkhouser was the paper’s first female editor from 1980 to 1986. Torres takes over from Editor Robert Moore, who resigned from the post last month. The 36-year-old Torres returned […]

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Refusing to lay off staffers, Arellano resigns from OC Weekly

Refusing to lay off staffers, Arellano resigns from OC Weekly

Journalist and author Gustavo Arellano, known for his syndicated column “Ask a Mexican”, has resigned as editor of alternative weekly newspaper OC Weekly. His last day at the publication, where he worked for the past 15 years, was Friday, October 13. During an interview on the live-streamed “Tom Leykis Show” that same day, Arellano said […]

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García named Elle magazine Editor-in-Chief

García named Elle magazine Editor-in-Chief

Nina García has returned to Elle after 9 years – but this time, as the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief. She’ll report to Hearst Magazines Chief Content Officer Joanna Coles. Her appointment was effective yesterday. She takes over from longtime editor Robbie Myers who announced her exit from the Hearst-owned publication last week. García was most recently Creative […]

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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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SCNG rebrands Impacto USA, redesigns La Prensa & Excélsior

SCNG rebrands Impacto USA, redesigns La Prensa & Excélsior

Impacto USA is no more. The weekly, founded in 2005, has been renamed Excélsior Los Angeles as part of the Southern California News Group’s efforts to bring all of its Spanish-language weeklies under one umbrella brand. The newspaper company has chosen to stamp the Excélsior brand on the masthead of its three Spanish-language publications. La […]

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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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