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Rausseo leaves KDEN for anchor spot at WTMO

Rausseo leaves KDEN for anchor spot at WTMO

Anchor Carlos Rausseo is moving from KDEN Telemundo Denver to the company’s recently acquired station in Orlando, formerly a ZGS-owned property. He replaces Luis Estrada, who was laid off along other WTMO staffers in March. Rausseo will co-anchor the WTMO’s 5, 5:30, 6:00 and 11:00 pm weekday newscasts with Olga Aymat. His first day at […]

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Amante joins Telemundo Laredo as anchor

Amante joins Telemundo Laredo as anchor

Former Entravision Laredo anchor Miguel Amante has scored a new job at Telemundo Laredo. He’s now anchor and producer of the station’s 5 and 10 pm newscasts, joining co-anchor Lupita Benavides. His on-air debut was yesterday, with his new colleagues welcoming him to the station. Amante was one of the many staffers who lost their […]

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Departing from ABC, Vargas signs deal with A&E

Departing from ABC, Vargas signs deal with A&E

Elizabeth Vargas, who has been co-hosting 20/20 for 14 years and leaves the network at the end of May, has inked a development and production deal with A+E Networks that will have her hosting shows under the A&E Investigates banner. As part of her new deal, Vargas will collaborate with A+E Networks to develop and […]

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Maria Hinojosa’s Futuro Media Acquires Latino Rebels

Maria Hinojosa’s Futuro Media Acquires Latino Rebels

Futuro Media, founded by award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, is expanding its media portfolio with the acquisition of Latino Rebels. Julio Ricardo Varela launched the digital news outlet in May 2011, which now reaches millions through its website, radio programming, and podcasts. Varela announced the acquisition on April 18 in Miami at Hispanicize, where he received […]

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Telemundo hires Ronald Day, Amanda Calpin and Ignacio Barrera

Telemundo hires Ronald Day, Amanda Calpin and Ignacio Barrera

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has hired three new executives, saying in today’s announcement that their additions are a way to “boost” the network’s position as “the leading Hispanic authority.” Ronald Day, ousted from Univision in 2012, has been named EVP of Programming for Telemundo Networks, replacing replacing Jesus Torres Viera, who left the company in June […]

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Telemundo 47 adds Raengel Solís as weekend weather anchor

Telemundo 47 adds Raengel Solís as weekend weather anchor

Telemundo 47 New York is adding a new weather anchor to its team. Raengel Solís joins WNJU as the new weekend weather anchor for Noticiero Telemundo 47 Fin de Semana at 6 and 11 pm. She will also support Telemundo 47’s weekday newscasts. A native of the Dominican Republic, Solís has been working as a […]

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Navas joins AIRE Radio Networks as VP of Affiliate Sales

Navas joins AIRE Radio Networks as VP of Affiliate Sales

AIRE Radio Networks, a division of Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has named Blanca Navas VP of Affiliate Sales, based in Miami. She’ll spearhead the network’s syndication strategy, manage affiliate relations and expand the footprint of AIRE and SBS radio programming, as well as LaMusica’s digital and live music content. Navas joins the company from Entravision […]

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Marissa Limón lands at Telemundo Laredo

Marissa Limón lands at Telemundo Laredo

Marissa Limón, one of several news staffers laid off from Entravision Laredo when the company shut down the newscast, has started a new job at competitor Telemundo. Limón was one of the founding members of the KLDO news team, which launched the Noticias 27 in 1997. She worked at the station until Entravision shut down […]

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Veronica Villafane

I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes, writing about Hispanic media and entertainment. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer. 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, later becoming a digital media manager. 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.
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