KNBC moves ‘concern’ Latino media group

Demoting one or two Latino anchors may be a coincidence, but “demoting five in the past year raises suspicions,” writes Julio Moran, executive director of CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California, in a letter to KNBC president and general manager Craig Robinson. Last month’s shift of Ana Garcia from the 6 p.m. anchor chair to the investigative beat has been the most high-profile demotion of a Latino at the station lately. If Robinson cares to do anything about it, he just got the right title. He’s leaving Channel 4 to become chief diversity officer for all of NBC. Announced Wednesday, his job change has its own coincidence attached. He’s succeeding Paula Madison, herself a former station manager at KNBC.

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