Telemundo Media announced that Sylvia Rosabal has been named Senior Vice President of Network News. Rosabal will report to Alina Falcon, Executive Vice President, News and Alternative Programming, effective immediately.
Rosabal will oversee all network news content and be responsible for editorial direction, programming, and production of on-air and online news properties including the award-winning nightly newscast, “Noticiero Telemundo;” the Sunday news program, “Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart;” and the news content of Telemundo’s morning program “Levantate,” as well as other related network news programming such as breaking news and specials. She also will have operational oversight of the network’s daily news magazine program, “Al Rojo Vivo,” hosted by Emmy-award winning journalist Maria Celeste Arraras. In her role, Rosabal will play a key role in strengthening the synergies with Telemundo’s owned and operated stations and leveraging the relationship with and expertise of NBC News, the leading source of global news and information for more than 75 years.
“Sylvia’s award-winning news career, journalistic integrity and leadership skills will further enhance Telemundo’s commitment to inform, educate and empower our community through our news and information content,” said Falcon. “She has a deep understanding of Hispanic America and a proven track record in journalism excellence that will strengthen the connection with our audience and help us drive growth across all our network news properties.“
Rosabal joins Telemundo Media from Univision, where she was Vice President of the news division from 2002 to 2011 and oversaw all aspects of the network’s news department.