Primera Hora (Puerto Rico)

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Primera Hora
LogoPH.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Grupo Ferré-Rangel
Editor María Luisa Ferré Rangel
Founded 1997
Language Spanish
Headquarters Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Website http://www.primerahora.com

Primera Hora is a newspaper based in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and distributed daily throughout the island.

History[edit]

Former logo of Primera Hora

Primera Hora was founded in 1997 by Antonio L. Ferré, son of Puerto Rican governor and former El Nuevo Día owner Luis A. Ferré.[1]

After a market analysis, the Ferré-Rangel family launched a new publication.

Primera Hora founding members are Carlos Nido, General Manager (currently Sales VP for El Nuevo Día) and Héctor Olave, Director. On March 1, 1999, Jorge Cabezas became its second Director and on February 1, 2006 Rubén Keoseyán assumed general direction of the newspaper. Currently, Linda Hernández is the associate director of the newspaper.

Notable personnel[edit]

Editor & President Founder: Antonio Luis Ferré

Editor and President: María Luisa Ferré Rangel

General Director: Luis Alberto Ferré Rangel

Deputy General Director: Benjamín Morales Meléndez

Subdirector: David Colón

Editors

  • Mabel Figueroa: Panorama (Island and World News)
  • Noel Piñeiro Planas: Acción (Sports)
  • Ana Enid López: Así (Entertainment)
  • Orlando Campero: Design
  • Patricia Rivera: Primerahora.com

Subeditors

  • Zoraida Marcano: Panorama (Island and World News)
  • Esteban Pagán: Acción (Sports)
  • Mildred Tirado: Así (Entertainment)
  • Omar A. Cadena: Design
  • Janizabeth Sánchez: Primerahora.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poza, Ernesto J. (2009). Family Business. Cengage Learning. pp. 325–326. ISBN 032459769X. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 

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