Patsy Loris is the executive vice president for news at Telemundo, responsible for the network’s news programming, editorial units, digital news properties and news bureaus in the United States and Latin America.
In her role, Loris oversees Noticias Telemundo’s three daily national newscasts, weekend newscasts and award-winning digital news team.
Loris was named head of the news division in 2022 after three years as senior vice president for news. During that time, she led Noticias Telemundo’s coverage of the 2020 presidential election, focused on building the network’s position as the leading Spanish-language news organization in the United States covering politics across all platforms. Loris also oversaw special news programming, including coverage of the January 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and a series of live primetime news specials on the coronavirus pandemic.
Loris joined Noticias Telemundo from Univision News where, as executive vice president of news and executive news director, she was responsible for the network’s morning show, daily entertainment and news magazine shows, and all network news programs including digital, evening, late night, weekend and political affairs properties.
Loris started her career at Telemundo’s Miami station, WSCV-Channel 51, and then joined Univision at the local station in Miami, WLTV-Channel 23. Later, she moved to the network where she also held roles as weekend producer, senior producer and executive producer.
Under Loris’s leadership, Univision News earned some of the most prestigious awards in journalism, including the Peabody Awards, the Walter Cronkite Awards, and the King of Spain Journalism Awards, among others. Additionally, as a producer, Loris has been recognized with an Edward R. Murrow Award, six national Emmys, and one regional Emmy.
Her team at Noticias Telemundo was awarded a 2023 News Emmy in the “Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish” category for a news special on the war in Ukraine.