Highlights: CNN Latino launch celebration
From left, Fernando Carrillo, Cynthia Hudson, Elizabeth Espinosa, and Juan Carlos Arciniega
January 25th, 2013
12:05 PM ET

Highlights: CNN Latino launch celebration

CNN Latino celebrated its launch in Los Angeles in style at the Sunset Tower Hotel this week.

Among CNN's journalists at the launch party were Mexican actresses Kate del Castillo and Angelica Vale, Mexican actor and singer Diego Boneta, Mexican actor Eduardo Verastegui and model and former participant of the show "Mira Quien Baila" Maripily. Luis Miguel's daughter, Michelle Salas, also made an appearance.

CNN Latino is a new Spanish language programming block custom made for the U.S. Hispanic market that delivers a broad spectrum of programming, covering news, lifestyle, documentary, talk, debate and more, representing an alternative to traditional Hispanic networks. It will available in the Los Angeles market on KBEH-DT CHANNEL 63, which is owned by Hero Broadcasting, beginning on Monday, January 28, 2012. KBEH-DT CHANNEL 63 will carry CNN Latino from 3pm-11pm (PT) and includes a locally produced debate show.  More information can be found at http://CNNLatino.com.

Why CNN Latino will be different from every other Latino media outlet

Topics: CNN • CNN Latino • Cynthia Hudson • Elizabeth Espinosa
January 16th, 2013
12:59 PM ET

Elizabeth Espinosa Joins as Host for CNN Latino

Espinosa Will Host ‘Sin Límites’ for CNN Latino in Los Angeles


Native Angeleno and Emmy Award winner Elizabeth Espinosa will host Sin Límites, a new program with CNN Latino that will broadcast on KBEH-DT Channel 63 in Los Angeles, it was announced today by Cynthia Hudson-Fernandez, senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S.


Espinosa, who will continue to anchor KTLA 5 weekend news programming, has traveled around the world producing and hosting special reports. She was honored with an Emmy Award for her 2007 special ‘Forgotten Footprints: The Hunted Children of Uganda.” Her in-depth reporting includes a special on disabled and abandoned children in El Salvador and interviews with women throughout Pakistan on the topic of arranged marriages.  She is active with community non-profit organizations Ability First and Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA).  Growing up, she was the primary caretaker of her learning disabled younger brother and to this day, she is an advocate for the rights of the disabled.  Her personal story caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey, who selected her as one of the 10 finalists for OWN’s “Your Own Show” contest in December 2012. FULL POST