Managing Editor and Senior Director, Digital News, Univision
(Video of Colón’s presentation at ISOJ2018 is below bio, along with article from ISOJ team)
Selymar Colón is managing editor and senior director of digital news at Univision. She has been with Univision since 2006 working across various roles and going up the ranks as producer for Sunday show, Al Punto, hosted by Jorge Ramos. A digital pioneer, Selymar championed the use of social media in the newsroom and created a team of multimedia producers to produce digital only videos in her role as director of digital integration.
Selymar has produced the coverage of the Haiti earthquake and World Cup in 2010, President Obama’s second inauguration, one of the first interviews with the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, digital special “The Hispanics of the President” and Spanish-language network exclusive interview with Hillary Clinton in 2015. Univision News the first to Periscope an interview with a presidential candidate. Her efforts contributed to Univision News winning awards for Children of the Border online coverage of the Humanitarian Crisis at the U.S.-Mexican border and TV news special “Meet the Candidates.”
Named a 40 under 40 : Latinos in American Politics by the Huffington Post, Selymar holds an M.S. in Investigative Journalism from Florida International University and a B.A. in Communications and Business from Lynn University.
Colón was a presenter on the panel VIDEO: Cracking the code for successful video online at ISOJ 2018 on Friday, April 13 @ 4:45 p.m.