The former news director and co-executive producer of Persiguiendo Injusticias, will head the news department at Telemundo’s Miami affiliate.
Helga Silva Named News VP At WSCV
Helga Silva, award-winning journalist and broadcast executive with more than 20 years of experience, will join NBCU’s Telemundo affiliate WSCV Miami (DMA 16) effective Aug. 1.
Silva, a former news director in New York and Miami, joins WSCV from the Telemundo network, where, as co-executive producer, she helped launch the unsolved crimes program Persiguiendo Injusticias.
Prior to her career in television, Silva was a reporter for the Miami Herald. Her book, Children of Mariel, published in 1984, was based on her experience covering the Mariel Boatlift.
Silva is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She is a McCormick Fellow, having studied at Northwestern University’s Media Management Center, class of 2001. Silva is also the recipient of six Emmy Awards, and two New York Festival Awards for documentaries.