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 email@example.com.
June 4, 2016 The local non-profit organization Sociedad Latina has been helping Boston Latino youth and families for the last 48 years. It was founded in 1968 and their main goal is to create the […]
May 28, 2016 He’s a household name in the Latino community, here in the U.S. and worldwide! For more than 50 years, Mario Kreutzberger – better known as Don Francisco was the host of the […]
May 21, 2016 Boston Marathon hero Carlos Arredondo is known as a courageous man with a very big heart! He’s a person who truly believes in the power of giving. That’s why now, he has […]
May 14, 2016 The Spanish language magazine People en Español has recently released one of their most popular editions! The “50 Most Beautiful People of 2016” is already at the newsstands. On this edition of […]
May 7, 2016 A pilot program called TAG STEM at UMass Boston is preparing young Latinas for the future! A total of 18 girls were part of this special program which was created by TAG […]
April 30, 2016 Some of the world’s best Latino writers are coming to UMass Boston for Hispanic Writers Week, Monday, May 2nd through Saturday, May 7th. On this edition of Centro, learn about this week […]
April 23, 2016 On Monday, April 18th you were able to see the 120th Running of the Boston Marathon right here on WBZ and what a special day this was! With more than 30,000 runners […]
April 16, 2016 On Monday, April 11, hundreds of immigrants came together for the 20th Annual Immigrants Day at the Massachusetts State House. More than 600 immigrants from across the state were there to support […]
April 9, 2016 WorkSMART is a new pilot program in Boston which has turned out to be the perfect solution for some inner-city youth who really needed a helping hand to put them on the […]
April 2, 2016 We officially begin to offer you our yearly special coverage of some of Boston’s biggest summer festivals! On this edition of Centro, we tell you about the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts […]