February 03, 2014
TELEMUNDO MEDIA NAMES A. VICTORIA RIVAS-VÁZQUEZ AS NOTICIAS TELEMUNDO BUREAU CHIEF IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
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MIAMI – February 3, 2014 - Telemundo Media has announced the appointment of A. Victoria Rivas-Vázquez as Noticias Telemundo Bureau Chief in Washington D.C. In her new role, Rivas-Vázquez reports to Noticias Telemundo Senior Vice President, Sylvia Rosabal. Rivas-Vázquez’s appointment is part of the expansion of Noticias Telemundo that has included additional on-camera and production talent, new studio space, and an enhanced relationship with NBC News, the largest television news organization in the U.S.
“Victoria will play a key role at Noticias Telemundo,” Rosabal remarked. “Her experience and training are ideal for leading our operations at the heart of national policy and political developments and will undoubtedly strengthen our department.”
Her responsibilities include directing the editorial and news production teams and managing Noticias Telemundo’s operations in the nation’s capital and surrounding region.
Victoria Rivas-Vázquez has more than 20 years of experience in television journalism, strategic communications and public opinion analysis in both the private and public sectors. Her public sector experience includes positions with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of the State and the White House, where she was Assistant Press Secretary during President Clinton’s first term. In the private sector, Rivas-Vázquez served as Director at Zogby International, where she was in charge of public opinion research and polling for the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. More recently, she served as Vice President of Communications at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She also has ample experience in the television industry, as both a local and national news producer for Univisión in Miami, and was part of the network’s political unit, coordinating the coverage of presidential elections and key issues and races at the state and local levels.
Rivas-Vázquez has a law degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Government and International Affairs, as well as and master’s degree in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University.
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