DL Podcast: Q&A with Chris Peña, Executive Editor of NBC Latino
NBC News announced Thursday that it is launching a new English-language Latino news and lifestyle website called NBCLatino.com. The website will focus on news, information and lifestyle content and offer Hispanic angles on big general market stories.
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This week on the DL Podcast Jon (@jonbyington) interviews Chris Peña (@PenaChristian), executive editor of NBCLatino. Chris is a 16-year veteran of the media industry and was previously assistant news director for the NBC–owned WMAQ in Chciago. As executive director, Chris leads the editorial and business operations of NBC Latino here in New York.
In the podcast we talk about the new website and what it will offer, how Latinos are using social media and how they consume media, Chris shares some specifics about the website including how important the mobile experience is to NBC News, and how NBCLatino will impact other NBC News programs and content and partnership opportunities he’s looking at within the NBC Universial Family.
Chris also shares some of his favorite apps for his iPhone and iPad.
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