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Daisy Ballmajó Named Telemundo Miami Evening Anchor

ballmajo_wscvDaisy Ballmajó has been named co-anchor of the WSCV Telemundo Miami evening newscasts.

According to Media Moves, Ballmajó has been filling in as the weeknight anchor since Maria Montoya left the station in October.

Ballmajó started at WSCV in October 2010 as host of the station’s morning show “Buenos Dias Miami.”

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Cristina Schwarz Named President, GM of Telemundo’s WNJU

wnju logoCristina Schwarz has been named president and general manager of WNJU, Telemundo’s station in Fort Lee, N.J. that serves the New York tri-state area. The station has also named Liliana Aristizabal vice president of sales.

“Cristina and Liliana are both experienced leaders and top-notch executives, who will help launch Telemundo 47 to the next level,” Telemundo station group president Manuel Martinez said in a statement. “With our full management team now in place, I am confident the station will do an even better job of delivering Tri-State viewers with the most relevant local news and information.”

Schwarz was previously the vice president of Univision Cable Networks, where she oversaw several networks including Película, De Película Clásico and Telehit. Aristizabal comes from Miami, where she has been local sales manager at Telemundo’s WSCV for six years.

More in the official release after the jump. Read more

Meteorologist Irene Sans Joins KTMD

Meteorologist Irene Sans is joining KTMD, the Telemundo station in Houston, according to MediaMoves.

Sans begins as chief meteorologist on January 28. Since 2010, she has been a Telemundo meteorologist seen on WSCV in Miami and KXTX in Dallas.

“Houston is a great city, with great people, lots of culture, and has much to offer in the science field. I am excited to enter a new phase in my career and hope to create awareness among Hispanics about meteorology and the importance of it in our lives,” Sans told MediaMoves.

 

Telemundo Names GMs in LA, Puerto Rico, Miami

As part of a multimillion dollar investment in its O&Os, the Telemundo station group has announced the appointment of new general managers in three markets: Los Angeles, Puerto Rico and Miami.

Celia Chavez will take the helm at KVEA in Los Angeles. Chavez comes from WSNS, the Telemundo station in Chicago, where she has been president and general manager since 2009.

At WKAQ in Puerto Rico, Jose Cancela will take over as president and general manager. Cancela comes from KVEA in Los Angeles, where he has been president for less than a year. Read more

Michael Rodriguez Named VP-GM of WLTV in Miami

Michael Rodriguez has been named vice president and general manager of WLTV and WAMI, the Univision and TeleFutura affiliates in Miami.

“Michael’s expertise in Hispanic media is second to none, and we plan to tap into that experience as well as the total power of the Univision Network in order to continue to grow in the Miami market,” said Kevin Cuddihy, president of the Univision Television Group, in announcing the appointment.  “Michael began his career–most of which has been spent in Miami–at Univision Radio and we are very excited for his homecoming.”

Rodriguez has significant experience working in the Miami market.  He was vice president and general manager of  Telemundo station WSCV from 2002 to 2007.  Before that, he worked as a local sales manager at CBS-affiliate WFOR. Read more

WTVJ Hires Telemundo Veteran as VP of News

WTVJ has named Migdalia Figueroa vice president of news.

Figueroa comes to NBC’s Miami station from Telemundo, where she served as senior vice president of local content for the Telemundo Station Group, overseeing news and local content for all of the the company’s 14 owned stations.

“I am delighted to welcome Migdalia to the NBC 6 leadership team,” WTVJ president and general manager Manuel Martinez said, announcing the move. “She brings a passion for news, a wealth of knowledge, and a strong understanding of the South Florida market. This combination makes her the natural choice to lead the NBC 6 news team.” Read more

Manuel Martínez Named President-GM of WTVJ

Manuel Martínez has been named president and general manager of WTVJ, the NBC O&O in Miami, NBC announced today. His appointment is effective immediately.

Martínez joins WTVJ from WSCV, the Telemundo station in Miami, where he has been president and general manager since 2007. In a statement, Martínez said he is excited to “now work directly with the NBC 6 team.” Telemundo is owned by NBC; WTVJ and WSCV share headquarters in Miami.

“He possesses a strong understanding of the unique South Florida market, a key factor that will help guide NBC 6 to future growth,” Valari Staab, president of the NBC-owned stations, said in announcing Martínez’s hire.

Martínez replaces Ardyth Dierks, who left WTVJ last month after eight years as president and general manager.