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Univision and Telemundo telethons to raise funds for Mexico and Puerto Rico disaster victims Univision names Núñez Regional News Director, ups Godinez to AND at KDTV Univision partners with reVolver, adds Hobbs in new VP role García named Elle magazine Editor-in-Chief Henríquez hired at NYT
 
Univision and Telemundo telethons to raise funds for Mexico and Puerto Rico disaster victims

Univision and Telemundo telethons to raise funds for Mexico and Puerto Rico disaster victims

Univision and Telemundo will be producing live coast-to-coast specials this weekend in an effort to raise disaster relief funds for the victims of the deadly Mexico earthquake and Hurricane Maria, which has devastated Puerto Rico. Both networks are using a message of unity for their telethons. Univision’s “Unidos por los Nuestros” airs tomorrow Saturday and […]

Univision names Núñez Regional News Director, ups Godinez to AND at KDTV

Univision names Núñez Regional News Director, ups Godinez to AND at KDTV

Effective today, Univision has promoted Carolina Núñez to VP, Regional News Director, responsible for the company’s newsrooms in the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, Fresno and Bakersfield. Until now, she was News Director at KDTV 14 – a role she held since 2011. Her promotion was announced about a month after Pablo Iacub’s exit as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Telemundo promotes Bonilla to News Director at WNEU

Telemundo promotes Bonilla to News Director at WNEU

12 September 2017

Damaris Bonilla moves up from Assistant News Director at WWSI Telemundo Philadelphia to News Director at WNEU Telemundo Boston. She had a quick turnaround from station to station. She left Philly on Friday, September 8 and started in Boston yesterday. In her new role, she’ll be in charge of launching 5:00 and 5:30 pm newscasts […]

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KRON hires reporter Camila Bernal

KRON hires reporter Camila Bernal

12 September 2017

Camila Bernal has left Texas for a new reporter job in San Francisco. This is her first week at KRON 4 News. The station has yet to set a date for her on-air debut. Bernal arrives to the Bay Area from the KEYE-TV duopoly, where she was a bilingual reporter for Telemundo Austin and also […]

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Telemundo ends affiliate deal with ZGS to launch O&O in D.C.

Telemundo ends affiliate deal with ZGS to launch O&O in D.C.

11 September 2017

ZGS-owned WZDC has been a Telemundo affiliate in Washington, D.C. for the past 24 years. But that relationship is coming to an end. NBCUniversal-owned Telemundo is terminating the affiliate agreement with its longtime partner ZGS to give way for the company to launch an owned and operated station in the nation’s capital. “ZGS gave up […]

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KGBT promotes Chalvire to weekend sports anchor

KGBT promotes Chalvire to weekend sports anchor

07 September 2017

Patrick Chalvire has been upped from MMJ to weekend sports anchor at KGBT. Chalvire, who joined CBS4 in Harlingen in 2015, is now anchoring sports for the 6 and 10 pm newscasts on Saturdays and 5:30 and 10 pm Sunday shows. He’ll also be a weekday sports MMJ reporting high school sports and doing local […]

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Uva named CEO of Hispanicize Media Group

Uva named CEO of Hispanicize Media Group

06 September 2017

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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Univision and Telemundo condemn end of DACA; will air news specials

Univision and Telemundo condemn end of DACA; will air news specials

05 September 2017

The Trump Administration’s announcement this morning that it was ending DACA drew an immediate rebuke from Univision and Telemundo. In a statement, Univision CEO Randy Falco called the decision to end the program “a failure to live up to a commitment already made to DREAMers and is contrary to America’s values and traditions,” affirming his […]

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Barraza returns to KSTS 48

Barraza returns to KSTS 48

04 September 2017

Photojournalist Mario Barraza is heading back to San Jose. He returns to Telemundo KSTS-48 as a news photographer, 11 years after leaving the station. His first day is September 17. Barraza was among the Univision nationwide station layoffs in April. An Emmy-award winning photojournalist, he spent almost 8 years at KUVN 23 Dallas. Before that, […]

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Marcial Ocasio named Editor of El Sentinel

Marcial Ocasio named Editor of El Sentinel

01 September 2017

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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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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