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Mirta Ojito named director, news standards, at Telemundo

Mirta Ojito has been named director, news standards, at Telemundo and will be based in Miami. Her responsibilities will include: reviewing scripts and reports for accuracy and fairness, supporting news IMG_mirta_ojito.jpg_2_1_FP2DMPKO_L58470731management on review processes and ethics training, and providing guidance to Telemundo journalists about news standards. She will also be responsible for training new hires and ensuring that all Telemundo employees are continually educated on NBC News standards and practices, including the use of social media. Before, she was an assistant professor in the Colombia University  Graduate School of Journalism. Previous to that, she was at the New York Times, where she was a member of the reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. She has also held various positions at The Miami Herald Publishing Company. Ojito, whose books include Finding Mañana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus, has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s from Columbia in journalism.

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