Wednesday, October 27, 2010

CNN en Español Announces New Hires

Following CNN en Español's official announcement of a complete relaunch earlier this month, the network has announced three new hires joining the anchor team.

CNN Press Release:
As part of the recently announced evolution of CNN en Espanol, the network announced today that it has hired veteran Spanish-language news anchors Mercedes Soler, Fernando del Rincon and Camilo Egana.

Fernando del Rincon will be based in Atlanta and anchor the new program CNN Investiga. In addition, he will co-host Panorama Mundial, the network's primetime newscast of record, along with CNN en Espanol Senior Anchor Patricia Janiot. Janiot will also anchor Nuestro Mundo, the network's midday newscast. Prior to joining CNN en Espanol, Fernando del Rincon worked as an anchor at Univision, Telemundo and Mega TV.

Camilo Egana will also relocate to CNN's global headquarters in Atlanta. Egana will be in charge of the weekend newscast Mirador Mundial, and the new program Archivo CNN. He was a news anchor at Mega TV.

Mercedes Soler will co-host NotiMujer, a new show targeting women, along with Glenda Umana. NotiMujer will be broadcast from the new production center in Miami and from Atlanta. Prior to joining CNN en Espanol, Soler was a columnist for el Nuevo Herald, a journalism professor and a news anchor/correspondent for Univision.

"I am thrilled to welcome Mercedes, Fernando and Camilo to the CNN en Espanol team," said Cynthia Hudson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CNN en Espanol and Hispanic Strategy for CNN/U.S. "All three are incredibly well-regarded in the industry, and will make our already impressive roster of anchors even stronger."



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