In this role, Keoseyan will lead KVEA's news department to solidify its competitive position in the market, ensuring the gathering and distribution of high quality news coverage across all platforms. In addition, he will be responsible for ensuring all local newscasts reflect and serve the needs and uniqueness of the Greater Los Angeles Hispanic community.
“Ruben is a recognized leader with solid journalistic integrity, extensive experience in the Los Angeles market and expertise in Spanish-language media overall,” said Chavez. “His leadership and insights will play a significant role in contributing to the ongoing success of KVEA’s news department.”
Previously, Keoseyan served as Executive Editor of the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States, La Opinión, since 2011. Keoseyan also worked with La Opinión from 2000-2005, as Managing Editor and was later promoted to Executive Editor.
Prior to this, he served as Publisher and Editor of the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the Midwest, La Raza, in Chicago, Illinois, a position he held until August of 2011. Keoseyan also served as Director of Primera Hora, a newspaper based in Puerto Rico.
During the 1990’s, Keoseyan worked at KEYT, Santa Barbara’s ABC affiliate, as News Simultaneous Interpreter. During this time, he founded the first 30-minute Spanish-language newscast in California’s central coast through an NBC affiliate. Keoseyan began his journalistic career as an intern for Grupo Televisa in Mexico, where he contributed to news reports for the network and learned sports commentary.
He has received numerous leadership and journalism awards and has traveled both domestically and internationally as a panelist and expert in editorial practices and integrity. Keoseyan has served as judge for Agencia EFE’s prestigious King of Spain Awards and was a featured panelist in the Spanish Language Royal Academy Congress.
Keoseyan received an undergraduate degree from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a Masters of Science from the American University in Washington, D.C.
ABOUT TELEMUNDO MEDIA
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. Telemundo’s multiple platforms include the Telemundo Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 14 owned stations and its broadcast and cable affiliates; mun2, the preeminent voice for bicultural Hispanics in the U.S. reaching TV households nationwide on digital and analog cable, and satellite; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices, www.telemundo.com and www.mun2.tv; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned Telemundo as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.