Luis Fernández, president of Telemundo Network News, will retire after nearly five decades in the media industry

Telemundo’s Luis Fernández retires at the end of the year and Patsy Loris will lead the network’s news division
12 de noviembre de 2021

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced that Luis Fernández, president of Telemundo Network News, will retire at the end of the year after nearly five decades in the media industry and that Patsy Loris, EVP, Telemundo Network News, will lead the network’s news division as of January 1st, 2022.

“Luis has been the driving force behind the growth of Telemundo network’s news properties and Noticias Telemundo’s positioning as one of the most respected news brands in the industry. He has been a transformative leader and a great partner in helping Telemundo fulfill its vision to be the choice and voice of Latinos around the world. Having built an extraordinary news team, he leaves Noticias Telemundo in the hands of one of the industry’s most talented news professionals,” said Beau Ferrari, Chairman, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.

“Patsy is an experienced news leader and has made a significant impact in our organization by strengthening Noticias Telemundo’s position as the leading Spanish-language news organization covering politics across all platforms. With three decades of news leadership, she is a highly regarded executive who will continue to grow our news properties, strengthen our newsgathering operations and develop our news talent with a clear focus on serving our community with the news and information they need and expect every day,” added Ferrari.

Loris led Noticias Telemundo’s coverage of the historic 2020 presidential election, including extensive and compelling coverage of the Presidential Inauguration and the January 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Earlier this year she spearheaded the development and launch of the network’s morning show hoyDía with an enhanced news-focused format. Loris has also overseen special news programming including a series of live primetime news specials on the coronavirus pandemic.

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