OH YES: Univision-ABC Will Set Up New Network In Miami

Minoring in Latin American studies and possibly pursuing a Master’s degree in it, is all starting to make sense. I am very hopeful for the future of Latin America news in the US and for the outlook of my future as a Hispanic journalist. I really want to pursue journalism with a concentration in Latin American news. This is wonderful motivation.

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Gov. Rick Scott and local officials will announce this week that a Univision-ABC joint venture for a new cable network will be based in Miami, likely bringing about 350 jobs to South Florida.

CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald reported Tuesday that Scott will make the announcement Wednesday when he speaks at the Beacon Council annual meeting in Miami.

The group helped secure more than $3 million in local subsidies over five years for the planned English-language cable network.

“If there is a place to have a 24-hour network for Hispanics, it’s Miami,” Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado told the Herald.

The partnership will spend about $275 million on the network and crate a major new studio.

It’s not known where the studio will be built but documents show the network will be constructing a 150,000 square foot headquarters, a facility that would be too large for Univision’s…

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