New York Station Hires New News Director

Barely a year after joining KXTX 39, Telemundo O&O in Dallas, Karen Méndez is moving back to the east coast.

Méndez will be the Vice President of News of WNJU Telemundo 47 New York starting in mid-July, replacing José Morales, who exited the station earlier this month.

In this role, Méndez will be responsible for the Telemundo 47 news department and any other local productions across multiple media platforms. Before joining Telemundo 39, she was the News Director for WFDC Univision in Washington, D.C. She was previously News Director at WVEN Univision Orlando.  

She launched her broadcasting career at WXTV Univision 41 New York in 2000, where she worked as a Producer. 

H/T Media Moves