Alejandro Sanchez was appointed GM & Publisher of The Houston Chronicle’sSpanish-language newspaper – La Voz. Starting on June 4. Sanchez will also will work as vice president of marketing and advertising for the Chronicle. Sanchez will relocate to Houston from Dallas where he has worked as general manager of communications and automotive and publisher of Al Dia. At At Al Dia, Richard Alfano will be the interim publisher until a new publisher is hired. In another move to strengthen marketing and public relations efforts, the Houston Chroniclenamed Nicki Britton director of communications and public relations. Britton moves to this newly created role from the Chronicle newsroom, where she served as a digital features manager at chron.com.
Juan Chouza is the new National Account Executive (Digital and Print Sales) for Technology, Telecom and New Business at ImpreMedia. Chouza is based out of ImpreMedia’s New York office and reports to Tiffany O’Hare VP Sales & Development at ImpreMedia. Previously Chouza worked as Associate Media Planning Director at GMG, a company set up by Global Hue to buy and plan media for clients including Verizon Wireless.
National Advertising, the national sales representation firm led by Kathia Camargo, recently added La Prensa de Houston, Latinosol.com (an online magazine for Houston – Texas) and El Mundo Newspaper (Austin-San Antonio, TX) to the roster of publications it represents.
Rolando Nichols was appointed news anchor for KWHY CH 22.
Cesar Canales was named Vice President and General manager of the Univision Radio stations in Dallas. Previously, he was Operations Director for Univision Radio.
Marcela Salazar was appointed Bureau Manager and Senior Producer for CNN en Espanol. Before that, she was Senior Editorial Producer for CNN.
Spanish Broadcasting System Inc. (SBS) Entertainment has promoted Richard Lom to Vice-President. Most recently, he was Director of SBS Entertainment.