Univision Digital and The Atlantic Partner to Create Spanish-Language Digital Publication

Nov 12, 2015


The Atlantic and Univision Digital, the digital division of Univision Communications Inc., are building a Spanish-language version of The Atlantic's digital publication, CityLab.com. The new destination, to be called CityLab Latino, will feature original journalism in Spanish as well as reporting from CityLab.com, adapted and translated for the new platform. CityLab Latino is expected to launch in early 2016 at Univision.com.

CityLab Latino will provide Hispanic America with coverage of the pressing issues, ideas, and innovations emerging from the world's urban centers. The destination will offer original reporting in Spanish along with translated versions of CityLab.com articles, and will report on topics ranging from crime, politics, and immigration, to the environment, design, culture, and technology. The editorial team for CityLab Latino will be split between Miami and Washington, D.C., with writers in key cities across the country.

The editorial focus and sensibility of CityLab Latino will be heavily influenced by CityLab.com, which focuses on coverage of the cities of the future and the people and events that shape them. Among CityLab's offerings are Navigator, a guide to urban life, and CityFixer, which curates powerful solutions-based stories around a dozen topics, from streets and climate change to aging and mass transit. The editor of CityLab.com is Sommer Mathis.

CityLab Latino is the second distinct, topic-focused content partnership for Univision Digital. In early 2014, Univision introduced the Variety Latino entertainment news brand, which provides Spanish speakers across the nation with coverage of all aspects of the global entertainment industry.[

(The Atlantic.com, Univision.com