Telemundo And Univision’s Fact-Check Teams Grow

Nearly 30% of the fact-checks published by these two television channels for the Whatsapp chatbot have been original stories, rather than translations.

Telemundo Makes Layoffs In Los Angeles

Telemundo Launches U.S. Latino Voter Registration Campaign

NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, Telemundo Count Down To Election Day

This Sunday, with 100 days to go until Election Day 2020, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo will host an hour-long special, Decision 2020: 100 Days To Go, anchored by “Meet The Press” moderator and MSNBC host Chuck Todd. The special airs Sunday on MSNBC at 10 p.m. ET, and streams on NBC News NOW, CNBC.com […]

Beau Ferrari Named Telemundo Chairman

NBCUniversal has named Beau Ferrari chairman of Telemundo Enterprises, succeeding Cesar Conde, who shifted to a role as chairman of the NBC News Group in May.

Telemundo Adding Latenight Weekend News

The NBCUniversal-owned Spanish language broadcaster is launching a latenight edition of Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana, a newscast set to air Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 p.m. ET beginning July 18.

Telemundo Unveils Latest Programming Slate

Telemundo Stations Documentary Tracks ‘Climate Change’

Climate Change/Cambio Climático, a new, 30-minute Spanish-language TV special produced by Telemundo’s KXTX Dallas, will air across Telemundo owned and affiliate stations on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22. Hosted by AMS and Certified Broadcast Chief Meteorologist Néstor Flecha (KXTX), and featuring Telemundo station Meteorologists Michelle Trujillo (KVEA Los Angeles), Ariel Rodriguez (WSCV Miami), Pedro Montoro (WNJU […]

Telemundo Expanding To 12 Hours Of Continuous Live Daytime News Programming

DMA 1: NEW YORK

Freddy Oldenburg New WNJU VP Of News

Telemundo is moving him from its KXTX Dallas where he has headed news operations since 2017.

Telemundo Names Vanessa Hauc Anchor Of ‘Noticias Telemundo Fin De Semana’

Noticias Telemundo has appointed Vanessa Hauc as anchor of Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana, the network’s weekend newscast that airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m ET. She takes over following Julio Vaqueiro’s transition to anchor the newly launched Noticias Telemundo late-night weekday newscast, which airs Monday to Friday at 11:35 p.m. ET “Vanessa Hauc is a uniquely talented journalist who brings a crucial voice to the Latino community,” said Luis Fernández, president of […]

Telemundo Launches Latenight COVID-19 News

Noticias Telemundo anchor Julio Vaqueiro on Tuesday hosted a new half hour of news devoted to coronavirus at 11:35 p.m. ET/10:35 p.m. PT — Coronavirus: Un Pais en Alerta (Coronavirus: A Nation on Alert). The program focuses on the latest developments regarding the coronavirus and its impact on the Latino community.

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TVN’s New Facilities Insider | NBCU Takes The IP Plunge In Boston

The massive NBCUniversal Boston Media Center in Needham, Mass., houses the company’s NBC and Telemundo stations plus regional cable news and sports networks in a new $125 million, 160,000-square foot headquarters. “It’s a complete game-changer,” says one GM of the greenfield build.

KBLR Las Vegas Holds Ribbon Cutting

On Jan. 30, Telemundo’s KBLR Las Vegas held a ribbon cutting to commemorate the unveiling of its new 22,622 sq. ft. media center in the presence of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft, local community leaders, NBC and Telemundo stations executives and colleagues. Telemundo Las Vegas aired its first newscast from its […]

KLWB Lafayette Adding Telemundo On Subchannel

Delta Media-owned MeTV affiliate KLWB Lafayette, La. (DMA 121), is adding a Telemundo feed on ch. 50.3 beginning Jan. 22. Branded as Telemundo Lafayette, it will be the only Spanish-language local station in the market, according to Delta, and will be available to all Cox cable subscribers in the DMA beginning April 1. Tom Poehler, […]

NBC/Telemundo Stations Overhaul CMS, Sites

The stations launch a new, immersive design across desktop and mobile web in 30 markets. The new CMS offers greater flexibility for newsrooms to share content across multiple platforms/channels while the redesign highlights breaking news, weather, investigative reporting and video to English and Spanish-speaking users in a new way.

Telemundo Sets Digital News Election Plans

Noticias Telemundo doubles the size of digital editorial team and hires former New York Times En Español reporters in time to kick-off coverage in Iowa.

Telemundo Actor Alejandro Sandí Rescued Following Abduction In Mexico

Alejandro Sandí, Telemundo TV Actor, Missing After Abduction In Mexico

Telemundo To Produce News Shows For Quibi

Quibi is tapping a second NBCUniversal news brand to produce daily news programming for its mobile-first live content platform, set to launch April 2020. Hispanic media juggernaut Telemundo announced today that its news division is partnering with Quibi on two Hispanic news shows for the platform’s curated news and entertainment programming vertical, Daily Essentials.

DMA 39: LAS VEGAS

Telemundo Las Vegas Unveils New IP Plant

The 22,622 square-foot “media center” makes KBLR the first NBCUniversal-owned television station to have its news-production infrastructure hosted remotely in an off-site data technology center — in Dallas.

Telemundo Moves Into 2020 Spotlight

Expanded political coverage, and a new $250 million campus worthy of a start-up, are signs of a Spanish-language network on the rise.

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Collaborative Journalism: Is It Right For You?

Why Anzio Williams, WCAU’s competitive news director, decided to go for Broke in Philly.

Women’s World Cup Rallies Record Audiences

The 5 Moderators Who Must Corral The Dems

Lester Holt, the anchor of NBC Nightly News, is the glue that holds the evenings together. He will be onstage for all four hours, joined by NBC’s Savannah Guthrie and Telemundo’s José Díaz-Balart for the first hour. In the second hour, Meet the Press host Chuck Todd and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow will join him.

Trump Moves Beyond Media Base For Interviews

The president has booked an appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday and has done an interview with Telemundo — two of the three networks that will simulcast next week’s first debate among Democratic presidential contenders. (The other is MSNBC.)

Noticias Telemundo Adds Two National Correspondents

KVEA’s ‘Acceso Total’ Adds 3 New Markets

KVEA Los Angeles, Telemundo’s West Coast flagship television station, today announced that its lifestyle program Acceso Total that features national entertainment news, celebrity interviews, as well as the latest in music, culture and social trends is now available to Spanish-speaking audiences on KGNS Laredo, Texas; WDNI Indianapolis; and KUNA Palm Springs, Calif. With the addition […]

DMA 31: SAN ANTONIO

Robert Sarabia Named GM Of Telemundo’s KVDA

Telemundo promotes the VP of sales at its KTMD Houston to oversee its San Antonio outlet.

Telemundo, NBCU Off Liberty In P.R.

NBCUniversal’s Telemundo station and cable networks have been blacked out to Liberty Cablevision’s Puerto Rico subscribers in a carriage fee dispute. The agreement was set to expire at the end of 2019, but the pact included an opt-out clause, effective March 31. A deal appeared to be close, but fell through, NBCU said.

Telemundo, NBCU Face Liberty P.R. Blackout

NBCUniversal has begun warning viewers in Puerto Rico that subscribers of Liberty Cablevision might lose access to the local Telemundo station and NBC’s cable networks at 6 p.m. ET Thursday.

Telemundo To Bolster Election Coverage With PolitiFact Partnership

EXECUTIVE SESSION WITH LORA DENNIS

NBC Stations Eye Growth In Instagram, Voice

The NBC O&Os are making audience inroads on platforms where many other station groups have feared to tread. Digital chief Lora Dennis says early moves on Instagram’s IGTV and voice platforms like Amazon and Google have been promising, and bilingual digital collaborations with its Telemundo stations are also proliferating.

Nets Set For First 2 Democratic Debates

NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo will air the first Democratic primary debate in June, and CNN will show the second event in July, the Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday.

MARKET SHARE

NBC/Telemundo Program Grows Station Marketers

Most people who work in local TV marketing come to the position by happenstance. A new program at the NBC/Telemundo owned stations fast tracks candidates with the right stuff to step right into a position at their stations. “We really should be growing our own,” said Dianne Hannes, creative services director at WMAQ, NBC’s Chicago O&O.

NBC, Telemundo Stations Add Nielsen Tools

Also adding the Rhiza and Voter Ratings to their suite of services for local TV measurement are nine NBC Sports regional networks.

DMA 17: DENVER

KDEN Promotes Rosy Zugasti To News Anchor

Telemundo-owned KDEN Denver (DMA 17) made Rosy Zugasti news anchor, effective immediately. She will join co-anchor Miguel Bedoy and weather anchor Niurma Sánchez on Noticiero Telemundo Denver at 5 and 10 p.m. Zugasti joined KDEN in January 2016 as a multimedia journalist. She served as the host of Desde el Capitolio, a weekly segment featuring interviews and […]

NBC/Telemundo Settles FCC Kids Investigation

NBC/Telemundo has agreed to pay $495,000 to settle an FCC investigation into whether it fulfilled its children’s TV programming obligation — in several instances, it didn’t. (The amount of the settlement was initially incorrectly reported as in the millions of dollars).

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TV Nets, Stations To Ride IP Wave Into 2019

IP-enabled production and playout models promise cost savings and increased flexibility. And once content flows through a data center, artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to generate metadata and direct the future distribution, repurposing and archiving of that content.

NBC, Telemundo Stations Win Tech Emmy

Used exclusively by NBC/Telemundo station meteorologists, the StormRanger radar trucks are honored for revolutionizing the timeliness and accuracy of local weather forecasting and reporting.