Leading Hispanic media company strengthens its news operations in key local stations
BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Estrella Media announced today that it recently hired seasoned news executive Carlos Tamez to lead the company’s Dallas, Houston and Miami stations’ newsrooms effective immediately.
In his role as news director, Tamez will be responsible for the strategic planning and management of the local newsrooms in Dallas, Houston and Miami, including managing content and production for all news-related programing, which includes two daily newscasts per market.
Tamez is a veteran news executive with more than 25 years of experience in various newsroom capacities, including executive producer and news director for major broadcasters in Mexico and the United States. Most recently, he served as news director for Imagen Television, where he was part of the executive team that launched the network in Mexico, and where he managed a newsroom with over 200 staffers.
Prior to his work at Imagen Television, Tamez worked as an executive producer for KTMD Telemundo Houston, and as news director for KUVN Univision 23 in Dallas. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Radio & Television from Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico. Tamez will be based in Estrella Media’s Dallas station KMPX 29.
About Estrella Media, Inc.
Estrella Media, Inc. is a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company operating across top U.S. Hispanic markets. Estrella Media is one of the largest U.S. producers of Spanish-language television content, producing over 2,500 hours annually of original news and entertainment programming at the Estrella Studios in Burbank, CA, which is broadcast nationally on the company’s EstrellaTV Network. Its programming catalog, consisting of over 7,500 hours of original Spanish-language entertainment programming, is one of the largest libraries of content produced for the U.S. Hispanic marketplace. Additionally, Estrella Media is one of the most prolific developers and producers of Spanish-language radio talent and programming. The company’s Don Cheto Radio Network features one of the nation’s most popular radio talents. Estrella Media’s highly-rated television and radio programming is distributed through its owned and operated television and radio stations, affiliated stations, and related digital media properties. To learn more about Estrella Media and see company updates, please visit www.estrellamedia.com.
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