EstrellaTV Adds Newscasts In Dallas, Houston, Miami
Spanish-language network EstrellaTV will launch local newscasts in Dallas, Houston and Miami markets on April 29 in the late afternoon and at night. The newscasts will be under the direction of seasoned journalist and news director Rubén Olague with a full team of local multimedia journalists in every market.
Olague’s more than 30 years of experience in broadcast journalism dates back to his early years in radio with Liberman Broadcasting’s Radio Noticias 930 and includes stints with CNN, CBS, Televisa and Univision.
“EstrellaTV is extremely proud to be adding local newscasts in Miami, Houston and Dallas,” said Lenard Liberman, CEO of LBI Media, parent company to the EstrellaTV Network. “We are committed to continue bringing excellence in the newsroom and the best team of on-the-ground media professionals who are in tune with the local communities they serve. We pride ourselves in offering the most relevant, current and highest level of journalism standards in our news production and delivery, which are second to none in the Hispanic media space in the U.S.”
Carolina Sulbarán and Rubén Olague will anchor WGEN Miami’s Noticias 8 5 and 11 p.m. newscasts and KZJL Houston’s Noticias 61 4 and 10 p.m. newscasts . Sulbarán began her broadcasting career in radio in 2004 in her native Venezuela as the host of Sinflash, a national news and entertainment magazine show for Planeta Radio 105.3 FM. Soon after, she moved to television and worked as a field reporter for Canal de Noticias and later as anchor of a daily morning news show. In 2013, she began her career at Globovision, where she served in various capacities, including host and producer of DeMentes Veloces, an entertainment news magazine show.
Following her work at Globovision, Sulbarán worked for Venevision in 2016 as the first female anchor for Estrenos y Estrellas, and also the network’s national news desk for Noticiero Venevision. During this time, she concurrently worked as a morning radio host for a nationally syndicated show on Pop 105.9 FM, and also as DirecTV’s official spokesperson. Sulbarán holds a BA in audio visual journalism from Universidad Santa Maria, and a Master of Science in radio broadcasting from Universidad Central de Venezuela.
Carolina Pereira and Olague will anchor KMPX Dallas’ Noticias 29 4 and 10 p.m. local newscasts. Pereira is a Venezuelan journalist who spearheaded her broadcasting career in 2001 at Venezuela’s Globovision, where she served in various capacities that ranged from assignment desk editor, producer and field reporter, to news anchor and host of news magazine Primera Página.
Pereira holds a BA in audio visual communications from Universidad Santa Maria and master program studies in political science from Universidad Simon Bolivar. In 2006, she went on to work as a radio host for Universidad Central de Venezuela, where she later served as a speech communications faculty member for twelve years. Currently, she is an ESL adjunct professor at Tarrant County College, where she also obtained her professional studies in radio, television and film.