Journalist and digital content strategist Teresa Frontado will join KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR station, as Executive Editor in January. Frontado joins KUT from WLRN, South Florida Public Media in Miami, where she was Digital Director. She previously worked at Univision, as Director of Social Media for News, and at the Miami Herald, including the role of Senior Editor for Online and Production of El Nuevo Herald, the Miami Herald’s Spanish-language publication.
“Teresa is going to be a dynamic leader for the newsroom as we increase our coverage at KUT,” said Debbie Hiott, KUT Public Media Executive Director and GM. “She is a proven innovator in digital strategy, a tough journalist and someone who is well attuned to what it takes to cover a community and state undergoing major growth and demographic change.”
Frontado is a board member of the Florida Society of News Editors and has served as VP of the South Florida Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.