Yadires Nova-Salcedo

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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.

Dominican Republic Independence Day 2017

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Nilson “Junior” Pepen and Yarlennys Villaman, from the non-profit organization FUNDOARCU, whose mission is to preserve Dominican art, culture and traditions.

WBZ-TV–02/16/2017

HOT Topics: Immigration, Sanctuary Cities & Safe Communities Act

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Liza Ryan, Organizing Director for the non-profit, non-partisan organization MIRA on the English version of Centro and with MIRA Community Organizer Joel Rivera on the Spanish version.

WBZ-TV–02/10/2017

New App Helps Patients With Diabetes And Prediabetes

On this edition of Centro, WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks about this great news with Senior Academic Researcher Dr. Tatiana Toro-Ramos.

WBZ-TV–02/02/2017

Creating The Next Generation Of Latino Leaders

On this edition of Centro, learn about the programs and services this great organization offers.

WBZ-TV–01/26/2017

JA of Northern New England – Helping Young People Succeed in a Global Economy

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with its President and CEO Radhames Nova.

WBZ-TV–01/12/2017

Help for the Holidays – Arredondo Family Foundation

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Arredondo Family Foundation Co-Founders Carlos and Melida Arredondo.

WBZ-TV–01/05/2017

Healthy Holidays From US Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist Laurie Hernandez

Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks via satellite with Laurie Hernandez and her mother Wanda Hernandez.

WBZ-TV–12/28/2016

Healthy Eating For The Holidays With Laura Posada

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks via satellite with Family Health Activist/TV Personality/Mother/Life Coach Laura Posada.

WBZ-TV–12/21/2016

Help for the Holidays – Casa Nueva Vida

WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Casa Nueva Vida’s Case Manager for Family Services Doris Gaitan.

WBZ-TV–12/14/2016

Boston Designer Wins NY Fashion Week Designer of the Year Award

December 10, 2016 He’s a renowned fashion designer from Boston who recently won the 2016 NY Fashion Week Designer of the Year Award. Daniel Hernandez has had a great year! After winning in NY and […]

WBZ-TV–12/09/2016

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