Univision Communications has tapped Luis Felipe Godinez, the news director of its station in Sacramento, Calif., to lead the news operation of its WGBO Chicago.
Univision-owned WGBO Chicago (DMA 3) and The Chicago Reporter are joining forces to create Latinext, a cross-newsroom, cross-platform, bilingual news team to address the information needs of the 2.1 million strong Latinx community in the Chicago region. The companies say that by “combining the deep roots and reach of Univision Chicago with the more than four-decade legacy of […]
The new apps will include livestream so mobile users can watch local newscasts in real time.
The move is a promotion for the news director of Univision’s Chicago outlet.
In run-up to the March 15 primary election, ABC O&O WLS Chicago (DMA 3) will present two live debates. WLS will partner with the League of Women Voters of Illinois and Univision Chicago (WGBO) to present hour-long, commercial-free debates between the Democratic candidates running for U.S. Senate on Friday, Feb. 19, and Cook County State’s […]
Hector Fabregas moves up from director of local sales at the Univision-UniMas duopoly of WGBO-WXFT.
Erika Maldonado, who has been filling in as co-anchor of Univision O&O WGBO Chicago’s evening and nightly newscasts since October, has been given the job permanently. A 10-year veteran of the station, Maldonado has been honored with five Emmy Awards for outstanding reporting as well as with other recognitions, including a nomination for the Peter […]
Carlos San Jose will manage WGBO (Univision) and WXFT (TeleFutura), reporting to Ramon Pineda, SVP and regional director of Univision Television Group.