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González exits Office of Cuba Broadcasting

González exits Office of Cuba Broadcasting

Malule González is no longer Director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting. She had been in the role since December 2015 – joining the U.S. government run TV Martí, Radio Martí and Martinoticias.com a year after a company restructuring forced her out as VP and Station Manager of Univision Puerto Rico. In an email sent to […]

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Oliva hired as Senior Director of Marketing for NBCU O&O stations

Gina Oliva has been named Senior Director of Marketing for NBCUniversal-owned television Stations. She’ll be providing strategic marketing guidance and support to NBC and Telemundo station brand directors and lead strategic development and management of all division-wide initiatives and tent pole events. She joins NBCUniversal from WABC-TV where she spent the past three years as […]

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 […]

Hernández Ramos named Assistant News Director at WWSI

Hernández Ramos named Assistant News Director at WWSI

14 September 2017

WWSI Telemundo 62 Philadelphia has tapped Ana Hernández Ramos as its new Assistant News Director. She’ll replace Damaris Bonilla, who was promoted to News Director and transferred to sister station WNEU Telemundo Boston. The move to Philadelphia marks another promotion for Hernández Ramos, who is currently the Executive Producer at WKAQ Telemundo Puerto Rico. That’s […]

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Mejía crosses over from Telemundo to KPNX in Phoenix

Mejía crosses over from Telemundo to KPNX in Phoenix

13 September 2017

Antonia Mejía is switching stations in Phoenix. She has left KTAZ Telemundo Arizona to join TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate KPNX as an MMJ/reporter. She starts next Monday, September 18. An Emmy-award winning journalist, she had worked as a reporter at Telemundo Arizona since 2014. She was previously an MMJ for Univision KINC-15 in Las Vegas. Mejía […]

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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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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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