Former Univision veteran Alina Falcon has been named senior executive vice president of news and alternative programming at Telemundo. She starts in December.
Falcon had been president of news at Univision Communications until she was replaced by Isaac Lee last December and took on a consulting role. She will report to Emilio Romano, president of Telemundo.
Ramon Escobar headed up Telemundo's network news until his resignation in September.
Falcon will have strategic and operational oversight of all Telemundo news properties. She will also supervise the overall news programming strategy at the Telemundo stations, Telemundo's domestic and international news bureaus, and talent development and the Spanish language giant's alternative and reality programming.