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NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the launch of "El Campeón en Ti" (The Champion Within You), a new company-wide campaign under the banner of its award-winning corporate social responsibility initiative, "El Poder En Ti" (The Power Within You), focused on empowering young Hispanics to achieve their full potential and find their inner champion through sports.

The reformatted version of the show is comprised of three new hosts that include Venezuelan actor Yul Bürkle, Colombian actress Luz Estrada, and Mexican-American actress/model Maria Elena Anaya.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced a partnership with global video community to develop and launch a series of new digital entertainment programs targeting Hispanic members of Generation Z, the post-millennial, predominantly bilingual, tech-native generation.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced it has named Krystyna Hall as Vice President of Corporate Communications, effective immediately.

Cinelatino recently launched on Cox Communications’ cable systems in New Orleans and other southeast markets—including Greater Louisiana, Gainesville, Gulf Coast, New Orleans, and Georgia—completing the network’s distribution throughout the national Cox Communications footprint.

LBI Media, Inc. announced that it will begin airing Spanish-language programming on its recently purchased full power television station WGEN-TV in the Miami, Florida DMA.

Lotus Communications President Jim Kalmenson is widely known across the West Coast of the U.S. as the leader of a family-run business with a diverse portfolio of radio stations that includes Classic Rock and Active Rock FMs in Tucson, a Classic Rocker in Las Vegas, and a Farsi-language format targeting Persians across Southern California.  By Adam Jacobson

The 2018 winners of the Medallas de Cortez Awards were announced Tuesday at the annual Hispanic Radio Conference in Miami. The happy winners — seen here with Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti (l) and Jinny Laderer, CEO of Medallas sponsor vCreative (r) represent an array of industry-leading broadcasters, including Lotus Communications (whose president, Jim Kalmenson, took Broadcaster of the Year honors), Spanish Broadcasting System, Univision, Entravision, and iHeartMedia.

The two most talked-about sectors in audio today – podcasting and Smart Speakers – post significant gains in this year’s Infinite Dial study from Edison Research and Triton Digital.

EstrellaTV announced that it has brought on Gino Del Corte and model and actress Maria Elena Anaya as hosts for its popular midday TV shows ‘iTestigo’ and ‘En Vivo,” respectively.

For the first time in the history of Spanish-language television, Noticias Telemundo aired a conversation between the main news anchors from the country’s leading Hispanic networks: José Díaz-Balart, of Noticias Telemundo, and Jorge Ramos, of Univision Noticias. The full conversation, which took place at Books and Books bookstore in Coral Gables, Florida.

Discovery en Español follows six Hispanic family-owned businesses as they discover how to take their dreams to the next level…or lose it all, with the debut of EMPRENDEDORES. The original six-part series concept was created in collaboration with ALMA Advertising and explores family, heritage, hard work, and heartbreak as these Los Angeles business owners fight against the odds to achieve success in one of most competitive cities in the world. EMPRENDEDORES premieres exclusively on Discovery en Español Sunday March 25 at 7pm ET/8pm PT.

In celebration of International Women's Day today and Women’s History Month in March, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the launch of "Mes de la Mujer" (Women's Month), a nationwide campaign that celebrates Latinas in the United States and their diverse contributions to our society. Under the banner of its award-winning corporate social responsibility initiative, "El Poder En Ti" (The Power in You), the campaign kicks off today featuring in-show integrations, on-air promos and digital and social activations. In addition, Telemundo national and local female talent will take part in Women's Month events as part of the campaign.

This year’s Oscars were dull.  No surprises.  Enough politics!  By David Morse / New America Dimensions