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José Villafañe exits Entravision

José Villafañe exits Entravision

José Villafañe is leaving his post as President of Entravision Communication National Sales, a role he has held since 2015, to spend time with his family. His last day is December 31. Villafañe (no relation) joined Entravision in 2010 as SVP of National Sales and was promoted to EVP of Sales in 2014, before moving […]

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Salinas bids farewell in final Univision newscast

Salinas bids farewell in final Univision newscast

María Elena Salinas ended her run at Univision as the longest-running female anchor in the United States. Over the past week, Univision did a week-long tribute to the departing anchor, who began her career at Univision’s KMEX 34 in Los Angeles, before co-anchoring the  network newscast with Jorge Ramos, starting in 1987. Earlier this year, she […]

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Telemundo 51 hires Ordaz as an anchor/reporter

Telemundo 51 hires Ordaz as an anchor/reporter

Former Univision 23 anchor and reporter Gloria Ordaz has been picked up by rival Miami station Telemundo 51. Ordaz, who was laid off in a wave of massive Univision cuts in April, joins Telemundo as an anchor and reporter. She will co-anchor weekday editions of “Noticiero Telemundo 51” at 5 and 5:30 pm alongside Alejandra […]

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FMG signs deal with Televisa to launch Fusion network in Mexico

FMG signs deal with Televisa to launch Fusion network in Mexico

Fusion Media Group (FMG) is expanding to Mexico, signing a deal with Grupo Televisa to launch a new Fusion branded 24-hour cable network in Spanish. Televisa will operate Fusion MX, which will feature locally-produced programming targeting Mexican millennials, as well as local versions of shows originally developed for Fusion in the U.S. The new cable […]

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Wendy Carrillo wins election for LA-area assembly seat

Wendy Carrillo wins election for LA-area assembly seat

Former radio host, reporter, producer and labor activist Wendy Carrillo is officially a state elected representative. She won yesterday’s special election, making her the newest California Assembly member from Los Angeles. Carrillo beat her opponent, fellow Democrat Luis López, with a 943-vote margin, leading the race 52.83% to 47.17%. She’ll be serving out the term […]

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Neaves leaves KENS for anchor job at WLTX

Neaves leaves KENS for anchor job at WLTX

Reporter Alicia Neaves is leaving KENS after spending two years at the San Antonio CBS affiliate. Today is her last day. She’s moving to South Carolina to become weekend evening anchor and reporter at CBS affiliate WLTX-TV in Columbia, also a TEGNA station. She starts the new job December 13. Prior to joining KENS, she […]

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Pereida joins KPTV as weekend producer

Pereida joins KPTV as weekend producer

Silvia Pereida moves up 92 markets to start a new job as weekend news producer at KPTV FOX 12 in Portland. She’ll be producing the station’s Saturday and Sunday 11 pm shows, as well as a 5 pm newscast set to launch in January. Pereida joins KPTV FOX 12 from NBC affiliate KMTR in Eugene, […]

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It’s election day for journalist Wendy Carrillo

It’s election day for journalist Wendy Carrillo

Today is the big day for journalist turned political candidate Wendy Carrillo. Voters from the northeast Los Angeles area will decide whether she’ll represent them in the California State Assembly. Carrillo ran unsuccessfully for the congressional seat vacated by Xavier Becerra. She lost that race to Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in June, but quickly jumped into her […]

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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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