Mirthala Salinas

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LA Mayor's Reporter Lover Suspended

'Conflicted' newscaster covered his divorce

(Newser) - A Telemundo reporter who covered the Los Angeles political beat while having an affair with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been suspended for two months without pay. Mirthala Salinas' involvement with the then-married mayor was an open secret at the station when she broadcast the breakup of his 20-year marriage. Media... More »

LA Mayor Bares Affair With News Anchor

She broadcast reports of his crumbling marriage

(Newser) - Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa yesterday revealed an ongoing, year-long love affair with a local anchorwoman, which triggered the breakdown of his marriage. The newscaster, who works for Spanish-language channel Telemundo, broadcast news of the mayor's separation from his wife last month, despite a conflict of interest. More »

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