DMA 1: NEW YORK

WXTV Tries To Reinvent The Late News

Esteban Creste is news director at Univision’s WXTV New York. He and his team have decided to re-imagine one of local television’s most familiar and enduring formats — the late news. While it’s way too soon to know whether the experiment will work, there are lessons already for any station interested in challenging the status quo.

DMA 1: NEW YORK

Univision New York Unveils New Studio

WXTV’s existing 1,800 square-foot set has been redesigned to accommodate new technology that also reduces power consumption and enhances the storytelling experience. It includes a 24-foot long, wall to ceiling, curved monitor wall and a larger Chroma wall to magnify weather maps, animations and enhance the artwork of daily forecasts within the daily meteorology reports.

DMA 1: NEW YORK

How WXTV Superserves Audience With WhatsApp

When Univision announced expanded local news apps for seven of its top markets this week, one of the platforms for “integrated social media sharing capabilities” was a channel you won’t usually see in similar English-language-station releases. It’s WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging app, but one that’s little-used by U.S. newsrooms.

Univision Expands Local News Apps In 7 Markets

The new apps will include livestream so mobile users can watch local newscasts in real time.

DMA 1: NEW YORK

Jose Pagliery Joins WXTV As Investigative Reporter

Univision-owned WXTV New York (DMA 1) has hired Jose Pagliery to lead its investigative unit, Univision Investiga. He will conduct special reports and break stories that impact the Hispanic community across all platforms. In his role, he will also contribute to Noticias Univision 41 “A Tu Lado” (Univision 41 On Your Side), a segment aimed […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 1: NEW YORK)

Univision Helping Develop Next-Gen Journos

Students as young as 12 years-old are writing, shooting, editing and starring in videos that have been shown in news programs on Univision-owned WXTV New York. It’s all part of a project started by Univision Communications, to open media centers in schools across the U.S.

DMA 1 (NEW YORK)

Morato Out As WXTV News Director

Norma Morato is no longer news director of Univision’s O&O in New York. One inside source says she has resigned. Another source says she was seen packing her belongings from her office last Friday signaling she was on her way out.

DMA 1 (NEW YORK)

WXTV Anchor Rafael Pineda Retiring After 42 Years