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Univision looking to sell minority stake in Fusion Media Group González joins KGBT as weekend anchor Telemundo Chicago hires Gutiérrez as reporter for new investigative unit Univision names Meyer SVP of Music Univision, Telemundo Texas stations win multiple Emmys
 
Univision looking to sell minority stake in Fusion Media Group

Univision looking to sell minority stake in Fusion Media Group

Univision is reportedly looking for investors to buy a minority stake in Fusion Media Group (FMG) for $200 million. That’s the millennial-oriented division that houses the six Gawker Media sites Univision bought for $135 million in a bankruptcy auction last year. recode was the first to report sources revealed the media company had “hired bankers […]

González joins KGBT as weekend anchor

González joins KGBT as weekend anchor

KGBT CBS 4 will soon have a new face for its weekend newscasts. The Texas station has hired Marybel González as weekend anchor. She’ll be the sole anchor of the Saturday 6 and 10 pm and Sunday 5:30 and 10 pm newscasts. She debuts on the anchor desk on Saturday, November 25. She’ll also report […]

Telemundo Chicago hires Gutiérrez as reporter for new investigative unit

Telemundo Chicago hires Gutiérrez as reporter for new investigative unit

Telemundo Chicago is expanding its investigative reporting efforts, hiring Hilda Gutiérrez for the launch of a new unit called Telemundo Chicago Investiga. Gutiérrez will be leading Telemundo Chicago Investiga, collaborating with sister-station NBC 5 Chicago on joint investigative projects. She’ll begin to file stories in the coming weeks. Gutiérrez joins Telemundo Chicago from Los Angeles […]

Univision names Meyer SVP of Music

Univision names Meyer SVP of Music

Ignacio Meyer is moving to a new role within Univision Communications. The company has appointed him SVP of Music. He’ll continue to be based in Miami and report to Jorge “Pepo” Ferradas, President of Music. Meyer will focus on driving global strategy and developing business opportunities for Univision’s portfolio and music industry partners. He’ll also […]

Univision, Telemundo Texas stations win multiple Emmys

Univision, Telemundo Texas stations win multiple Emmys

The Lone Star Emmy Chapter wrapped its 2017 Emmy award ceremony in San Antonio this past Saturday, November 11 and Univision and Telemundo stations in Texas picked up multiple awards. In addition to achievement awards, during the ceremony, Univision Houston VP of News Martha Kattan was inducted to the chapter’s 2017 Silver Circle in recognition […]

Univision names Ilia Calderón anchor of Noticiero Univision

Univision names Ilia Calderón anchor of Noticiero Univision

08 November 2017

Three months after longtime network news anchor María Elena Salinas announced she was leaving Univision, the company today revealed Ilia Calderón will be her successor. Her appointment makes Calderón the first Afro-Latina to anchor a weekday primetime newscast for a major broadcast network in the United States. Calderón has been co-anchor of “Noticiero Univision Edición […]

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Telemundo Deportes and Universo pick up rights to NFL games and Super Bowl LII

Telemundo Deportes and Universo pick up rights to NFL games and Super Bowl LII

07 November 2017

Telemundo Deportes today announced it will exclusively air seven Spanish-language live NFL game telecasts on Universo, culminating with Super Bowl LII on Sunday, February 4, 2018. This marks the fourth consecutive season Universo (previously Mun2) will televise NFL games. Prior to Super Bowl LII, Universo will air three of NBC’s “Thursday Night Football” games, NBC’s […]

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Patricia Janiot announces departure from CNNE

Patricia Janiot announces departure from CNNE

06 November 2017

CNN en Español senior anchor Patricia Janiot is leaving the network after almost 26 years. She announced her departure – first to colleagues and then on live television during her “Panorama Mundial” newscast tonight, saying she had decided to accept a new position that would “broaden her horizons” and bring “new challenges” to her journalism […]

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Nancy San Martin

San Martín named Managing Editor at El Nuevo Herald

06 November 2017

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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Vélez leaves Miami to become producer at Telemundo 62

Vélez leaves Miami to become producer at Telemundo 62

03 November 2017

William Vélez is starting a new job as a producer for Telemundo 62 in Philadelphia on Monday, November 6. He left his position as a Senior Producer at Telemundo News Service in Miami, where he had been working since 2016. He previously worked at HOLA-TV. Before that, he spent 5 years as an entertainment producer […]

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Correspondent Lourdes Meluzá retires from Univision

Correspondent Lourdes Meluzá retires from Univision

02 November 2017

Veteran D.C. correspondent Lourdes Meluzá has signed off for a final time this week, retiring from Univision after 30 years with the network. Meluzá, who joined Miami’s Univision 23 in 1987, became the network’s D.C. correspondent in 1993, covering the White House and Congress. Born in Cuba and raised in Mexico, she moved to Miami […]

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Univision extends CEO Randy Falco’s contract; announces Q3 revenue increase

Univision extends CEO Randy Falco’s contract; announces Q3 revenue increase

02 November 2017

Univision today announced it will keep Randy Falco as its CEO for another two years, extending his contract through January 31, 2020. According to the company, under Falco’s leadership, Univision has “expanded its reach to an estimated 108 million average monthly unduplicated viewers and has achieved record earnings and revenue levels, driven by successful content […]

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Anchor Yaima Crespo out at Telemundo 47

Anchor Yaima Crespo out at Telemundo 47

31 October 2017

After almost 10 years at WNJU Telemundo 47, anchor Yaima Crespo is no longer with the station. Her last day was yesterday. A WNJU spokesperson would not address the reason for her departure, issuing a two-line statement: “Yaima Crespo is no longer employed by Telemundo 47. We wish Yaima the very best in her future […]

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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.