Hispanic-market multimedia company Univision Communications has set two new news executives for its San Francisco Bay Area operations.
Carolina Nuñez will now serve as VP/Regional News Director, while Luis Felipe Godinez takes the role of Assistant News Director.
The appointments are effective immediately and were formally announced Sept. 21 by Univision.
In her new role, Nuñez will be responsible for Univision’s news operations in San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno and Bakersfield.
Nuñez has served under different capacities within Univision, holding titles such as Online Media Publisher, Senior Producer and most recently, News Director of Content Development & Production.
Both report to Raul Rodriguez, Vice President, General Manager of Univision Bay Area; Steve Stuck, Vice President, General Manager of Univision Sacramento & Fresno; and Chris Peña, Senior Vice President of News, Local Media.
Luis Fernandez-Rocha, President and Regional General Manager for Univision, said, “Carolina’s deep commitment to our local viewers and breadth of experience in the field is exactly the leadership we need to serve this diverse region. Her understanding of our news brand and the unique needs of the area will ensure that we can continue serving our audience while delivering innovative and strategic ideas.”
Speaking of Godinez, Fernandez-Rocha added, “Luis Godinez is a respected media industry veteran. His world class story-telling combined with his tireless commitment to Univision’s newsrooms will help advance our overarching mission to inform and empower Hispanic America in the Bay Area.”
Godinez is a journalist with 15 years of experience, and has been Executive Producer for KDTV-14 since 2012.