First, students use their vocabulary to fill in missing letters to create their word bank. Then, students find the words in the word search. I've found activities like this really help my students think about the words and how they are spelled! This can be used as homework or an in-class review activity.
There is an answer key for the word bank included.
Vocabulary included is from En Espanol 2 Unit 1 Etapa 3, but could be used with any chapter that covers communication & the news. The list is as follows (no accents or articles, as seen in the word search):