Gabriela Martínez Joins KTAZ As Multimedia Journalist

Telemundo’s KTAZ Phoenix has hired Gabriela Martínez as a multimedia journalist for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona. The newscast airs Monday through Friday at 11 a.m., 4, 4:30, 5 and 10 p.m. Noticiero Telemundo Arizona is simulcast on co-owned KHRR Tucson. She started today. Martínez will also be creating bilingual content for the station’s digital platforms. Prior to joining KTAZ, Martínez did an […]

DMAS 11 & 65)

Telemundo Picks New GM For AZ Stations

Andrew Deschapelles, the interim vice president and general manager of KTAZ Phoenix and KHRR Tucson, now gets the job permanently.

DMA 11

Pearl Group To Demo 3.0 In Phoenix In 2018

Anticipating FCC authorization of the ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard on Thursday, the consortium of leading station groups is planning to set up experimental 3.0 station next spring to explore service enhancement and business opportunities. The project will also include creatng a “lighthouse” station to continue regular digital service to existing sets. Joining Pearl (Cox Media, E.W. Scripps, Graham, Hearst, Meredith, Nexstar, Raycom and Tegna) in the effort will be Fox, NBCUniversal and Univision.


Octavio Pulido Named KTAZ Weekend Anchor

Telemundo-owned KTAZ Phoenix (DMA 12) today appointed Octavio Pulido weekend news anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, effective immediately. Noticiero Telemundo Arizona airs Saturday and Sundays at 4:30 and 10 p.m. and is simulcast on Telemundo’s KHRR Tucson, Ariz. Pulido will make his on-air debut on Sept. 3. Pulido joins KTAZ after working as an associate news […]


Miguel Gaytan Joins KTAZ As News Director

The veteran Spanish-language newsman is moving from KAKW Austin, Texas, to head operations at Telemundo’s Phoenix outlet.



Jimena Gonzalez Joins KTAZ News Anchor Desk

Telemundo-owned KTAZ Phoenix (DMA 12) today named Jimena González co-anchor of Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, the station’s local newscast that airs weekdays at 4:30, 5 and 10 p.m. and on weekends at 4:30 and 10 p.m. Noticiero Telemundo Arizona is simulcast on Telemundo’s KHRR Tucson. González, who will make her on-air debut on Monday, June 20, will join co-anchor Daniel […]

DMAS 12 & 70

Telemundo Expands Consumer Investigations

With more than $4 million recovered since its launch in 2014, Telemundo Responde (Telemundo Responds) expands this month to Telemundo’s KTAZ Phoenix and KHRR Tucson under Victor Hugo.

DMA 12

Paola Morales Joins KTAZ Phoenix News Staff

Telemundo’s KTAZ Phoenix (DMA 12) today announced that Paola Morales has been named a multimedia journalist for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, which airs weekdays at 4:30, 5 and 10 p.m. and is simulcast on Telemundo’s KHRR Tucson. Morales’ first day with KTAZ is today and she will make her on-air debut this Friday.   Morales, who […]

Telemundo To Cover Pope’s Mexico Tour

When Pope Francis arrives in Mexico on Friday for a six-day trip, seven NBCU-owned Telemundo stations will have reporters and anchors on the scene for live reports.

DMA 11

KTAZ Phoenix Tops 10 PM April News Ratings

Telemundo-owned KTAZ Phoenix (DMA 11) announced Tuesday that its Noticiero Telemundo Arizona at 10 p.m. was the most-watched local newscast in the market during April 2015 among adults 18-34 and adults 18-49, regardless of language. The station said this is the first time in 25 years that its 10 o’clock local newscast secured the No. 1 spot in the market regardless of […]

Deschapelles Named Telemundo Sales VP

Telemundo has named Andrew Deschapelles Arizona vice president of sales, effective immediately. Deschapelles will be responsible for developing and implementing all local, national and digital sales strategies for the Telemundo stations in Phoenix (KTAZ) and Tucson (KHRR). Deschapelles has more than 20 years of experience in the broadcast sales industry. Prior to this, he worked at […]