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Pamela Silva Conde Named Co-Anchor of Univision’s ‘Primer Impacto’

Univision has named Pamela Silva Conde co-anchor of its daily newsmagazine Primer Impacto. Silva Conde was most recently a correspondent on another Univision newsmagazine, ‘Aquí y Ahora.’

“As part of Univision’s continued commitment to deliver the best news and most innovative programming, we are honored to welcome Pamela into her new role,” said Daniel Coronell, vice president of Univision News in a statement. “Pamela’s extensive experience, tremendous passion and exemplary reporting make her an incredible asset to the ‘Primer Impacto’ team.”

Moe information on the hire in the announcement from Univision, after the jump.

EMMY AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST PAMELA SILVA CONDE

JOINS UNIVISION’S “PRIMER IMPACTO” AS NEW CO-ANCHOR

Univision’s Award-winning News Magazine Welcomes Silva Conde into its Seasoned Team of Anchors on Tuesday, July 5 at 5pm ET/PT

MIAMI, FL – June 3, 2011 – Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language, announced today that Emmy award-winning journalist Pamela Silva Conde has been named the new co-anchor of “Primer Impacto” (First Impact). Silva Conde will join the news magazine’s team, serving as host and conducting interviews, beginning Tuesday, July 5, during its regular time, Monday through Sunday at 5pm ET/PT (4pm Central).

“As part of Univision’s continued commitment to deliver the best news and most innovative programming, we are honored to welcome Pamela into her new role,” said Daniel Coronell, vice president of Univision News. “Pamela’s extensive experience, tremendous passion and exemplary reporting make her an incredible asset to the ‘Primer Impacto’ team.”

As one of the highest-rated news shows in the United States and 12 Latin American countries, Univision’s award-winning news magazine, “Primer Impacto,” offers viewers the most complete news coverage and human interest reporting on the issues of most importance to the community. Silva Conde, who has been preparing for this new role for some time, will join “Primer Impacto’s” talented team, Bárbara Bermudo, Satcha Pretto and Jackie Guerrido. Seasoned journalist Ilia Calderón, who served as the news magazine’s co-anchor, recently joined Noticiero Univision’s late evening edition, “Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna,” alongside Edna Schmidt, will continue to present news and interviews with some of the most influential national and international political figures and celebrities.

Silva Conde began her career at Univision in 2003 as coordinator of community service, reporter and producer of the community show, “Miami Ahora,” on WLTV Univision 23. She then became a reporter for Univision’s entertainment show “Escándalo TV” on TeleFutura, and was also an official spokesperson for WAMI TeleFutura 69. In 2005, Silva Conde joined WLTV Univision 23’s news team as a reporter and host for the ¡Luces, Camara, Accion! (Lights, Camera, Action!) entertainment segment. Later, she became co-anchor of “Noticias 23 Al Amanecer” on WLTV Univision 23 and WAMI TeleFutura 69 in Miami. Most recently, Silva Conde has served as a correspondent for Univision’s news magazine “Aquí y Ahora,” in addition to reporting for the network’s news team where she interviewed several heads of state, including the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and the President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon Hinojosa.

Silva Conde has received several professional awards and accolades. She has won six Emmy awards for her exemplary journalistic work. In 2006 she won her first Emmy award for on-camera talent, followed by three Emmy awards in 2007 for writing, news feature story, and human interest story. In 2009, she won her fifth Emmy for a feature story about Facebook.com and was awarded her sixth Emmy in 2010 for investigative special feature.

Silva Conde graduated with honors from the journalism school at Florida International University (FIU), institution that named her as the “Communications Graduate of the Year” in 2009. She is finishing a Master’s degree in Bilingual Communications from St. Thomas University and is currently enrolled in a second Master’s in Business Administration at her alma mater, FIU. She is a board member for the Miami-based not-for-profit “Amigos For Kids,” which provides services to children in South Florida who are abused and/or abandoned.

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