Telemundo 40 in McAllen, TX announced that Miguelángel López has been promoted to News Director. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall performance of the news department and all other local productions across multiple media platforms.

NBCUniversal rolled out Telemundo Now on Xbox One®from Microsoft, joining USA Now and Syfy Now.

Local television broadcasting companies FOX, Tribune Media, and Univision have joined forces with Timeline Labs to announce NewCoin LLC., a new data venture aimed at addressing deficiencies in local market television audience measurement.  The mission of NewCoin is to harness the data gathering power of currently available and emerging technologies, in order to create a broader based measurement tool that will accurately measure audiences across the entire spectrum of linear and digital platforms.

AP&P Solutions announced the appointment of Mike Cano as President.

NBCUniversal announced the promotion of Meara Abramson Valenzuela to Senior Vice President, Planning and Strategy, Hispanic Enterprises and Content. She is based in New York and will report to Marlene Sanchez Dooner, Executive Vice President, Hispanic Enterprises and Content.

Univision Communications Inc. announced a new commitment in partnership with Too Small to Fail, a joint effort of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and Next Generation, to help Hispanic parents and caregivers boost early brain development and improve early learning among Hispanic children from birth to age five. 

Mexicanal has created and produced its second original docu-reality program, “Son Mariachis.”

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that legendary radio personality, Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, will launch a morning show, “El Show de Piolín,” on 16 of the company’s radio stations beginning on January 5, 2015, as part of a programming and network advertising sales agreement. 

GolTV has secured broadcast rights to all home matches of Benfica, current league champions of Portugal’s top Premeira Liga.  GolTV also has signed a new deal to broadcast Everton TV, featuring matches of the English Premier League.

Sun Broadcast Group and Casa Media Partners (CMP) have entered into a sales partnership that will bring CMPs growing owned and operated stations to Sun’s Hispanic lineup on a national network scale.

One recurring theme in the Pew Research Center’s journalism research over the last two years has been that of newsroom collaborations. In its examinations of nonprofit news outlets, newspaper innovations, statehouse reporting and digital startups, The center has encountered news providers teaming up in new ways. Legacy media outlets are looking more than ever for ways to augment what they can produce with a depleted staff, and news startups are eager to place their work before a wider audience and figure out roads to sustainability.

According to Radio Ink, American General Media in Albuquerque is giving the much-maligned Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo another shot at radio.

The next five to 10 years are a transition period for television, and what lies at the end of this transition is pretty amazing for advertisers.  Consider this period the “middleware” stage for TV.

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. launched three of its Spanish-language cable networks on Cablevision’s Optimum TV throughout the New York tri-state area

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