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 management 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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August 04, 2014
Joel Berger has been named executive director, Temple Israel of Greater Miami. Before, he was executive director of Beth David Congregation in Miami. At Beth David Congregation, he led the synagogue’s successful 2012 centennial campaign. Previously, he was executive director of University of Miami Hillel in Coral Gables, and earlier served as youth, camp and executive director at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus in Aventura. He also has been a marketing strategist at Kettler Financial in Coral Gables. He has a bachelor’s degree in management/management information decision systems, and an MBA in marketing and finance, from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.