NBCUniversal Promises NAHJ That More Latinos Will Be On Air

I met with Craig Robinson, outgoing general manager for KNBC and the newly appointed chief diversity officer for NBCUniversal, for more than an hour at the Asian American Journalists Association convention in Detroit.

We discussed NAHJ’s concerns about the lack of Latino on air talent and anchors, especially in prime time. Mr. Robinson stated that it is not his goal to be without Hispanic anchors, and he and station executives are continuing to recruit Hispanic anchors and on air talent. Mr. Robinson assured me that the anchor lineup six months from now is not going to look as it does today. We also discussed establishing a pipeline to groom Latino broadcast journalists to fill positions throughout the newsroom as well as executive offices.

Read the entire article at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ.org).