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Yadires Nova-Salcedo is the host and producer of “Centro,” a special news segment that airs on WBZ-TV Saturdays 7:50AM.  “Centro” examines issues of importance to the Latino community including education, politics, current events and entertainment.

The Emmy nominated journalist joined WBZ-TV in January 1996.  She began her television career at WCVB-TV in Boston while still a student in middle school.  Her numerous and varied roles throughout her tenure at WCVB included working as a production assistant on “Good Day” in 1990 and as an on-air spokesperson for Hispanic audiences for the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.

After graduating from Emerson College in Boston, Nova-Salcedo joined WUNI-TV in Needham, Massachusetts, an affiliate of the Spanish language television network Univision, where she was the news director, producer, editor and lead anchor from 1993 to 1995.

In addition to her current position at WBZ-TV, Nova-Salcedo is the executive producer and director of “Encuentro Latino,” a weekly one-hour long, Spanish language TV show with local, national and international coverage. Nova-Salcedo along with her husband, are owners of the New Vision Productions Corporation, which produces their show “Encuentro Latino” and many other production projects.

Nova-Salcedo has received numerous awards for her work with charitable and non-profit organizations, including La Alianza Hispana’s “Women of Courage” Award and has been recognized every year on El Planeta’s  “Powermeter – 100 Most Influential People in Massachusetts”, since its inception 8 years ago.

She has served on many different boards, including the Board of Governors of the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Television Academy (NATAS) and is a member of the Latino Professional Network as well as the New England Ad Club. Nova-Salcedo plays a very active role in the Latino community by speaking at schools and emceeing charitable events throughout New England.

Nova-Salcedo was born in the Dominican Republic and was raised in the Greater Boston area.  She graduated from Emerson College in Boston in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism.  She currently lives in Canton with her husband, daughter and son.

WBZ-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

You can contact Yadires at ynsalcedo@cbs.com.

New Survey Reveals Important Information All Women Should Know

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks via satellite with Researcher & Public Health Leader Dr. Jose Cordero.

WBZ-TV–10/14/2017

Help for Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Greg Molina, Communications Director for the Puerto Rican Festival of MA about the current situation in Puerto Rico and how you can help hurricane victims.

WBZ-TV–10/07/2017

New Book Features Stories of Latino Students At Harvard University

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks about new book called “Latinos En Harvard” with featured students, Eduardo Herrera and Dolly Amaya.

WBZ-TV–09/30/2017

2017 Greater Boston Walk to END Alzheimer’s

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks about 2017 Greater Boston Walk to END Alzheimer’s with Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH representatives Gabriella Garcia on the English version of Centro and with Leonor Buitrago on the Spanish version.

WBZ-TV–09/23/2017

Project Citizenship – Citizenship Day BOSTON 2017

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Project Citizenship’s Executive Director Veronica Serrato and Program Director Melanie Torres about Citizenship Day BOSTON 2017.

WBZ-TV–09/16/2017

eekMD – Empowering Every Kid for Maximun Development

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Dr. April Inniss, pediatrician and founder of eekMD, about how the program works and what they do to instill great healthy values that will last a lifetime.

WBZ-TV–09/09/2017

Dance Boston Offers Free Latin Music Concert

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with music artist and dance instructor Edwin Pabon, about a free Latin music concert and class at the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

WBZ-TV–09/02/2017

Boston City Council Says YES To TPS

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Jennifer Hernandez, community organizer of the non-profit organization Centro Presente, which is spearheading a new campaign in defense of TPS.

WBZ-TV–08/26/2017

Centro: Greater Boston Latino Network – The Silent Crisis

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks about the Greater Boston Latino Network (GBLN) with coordinator Marta Rivera and also the results of a special report they have put out called “The Silent Crisis”.

WBZ-TV–08/19/2017

Centro: Play Ball At Fenway Park For A Good Cause

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with ABCD Case Manager Johanna Soto about their programs Field of Dreams and SummerWorks!

WBZ-TV–08/12/2017

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