WRMD in Tampa, Fla. has a new news director.

Rafael Perez-Narvaez is now in charge of the Telemundo station’s operations and performance across the broadcast and digital entities.

“We are pleased to welcome Rafael to the Telemundo 49 family. He is strategic, innovative and brings a unique perspective of the local news landscape to our newsroom,” said Jayme Neto, WRMD general manager. “His experience and leadership skills make him the right person to oversee our newsroom, and we can’t wait to see the milestones that we’ll reach together.”

Perez-Naraez is a Boston area Emmy award-winner. He started his career in 2000 as a production assistant and then an assignment editor for Univision in Puerto Rico.

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