Manuel Martínez, president, Telemundo Station Group
Telemundo expands significantly its news programming
09 de enero de 2018
Telemundo announced a significant expansion of its news programming by introducing a combination of local and national weekday newscasts from 12 to 1pm.
Expanding on its ongoing investments in news content, the company will launch local weekday newscasts at 12pm /11am CT across ten Telemundo-owned stations, beginning Monday, January 22.
In addition, Telemundo will launch Noticias Telemundo, Mediodía, a national newscast to air Monday to Friday at 12:30pm / 11:30am CT.
“The need for local news has never been greater. Ours are the only local Spanish-language stations in their markets that can deliver their audiences hyper-local news, weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports, sports and entertainment information across all platforms. We are proud to dedicate more resources to our stations to help them boost their already strong local news programming to help them better serve their viewers with the news and information they need and deserve,” said Manuel Martínez, president, Telemundo Station Group.
“The launch of Noticias Telemundo, Mediodía is a response to a growing demand for news throughout the day and across multiple platforms. We are committed to empowering U.S. Latinos with news produced under Noticias Telemundo’s banner Telling It Like It Is (Las Cosas Como Son in Spanish),” said Luis Fernández, EVP, Noticias Telemundo.
The Telemundo stations that will add the new half-hour newscast include: Telemundo 52 Los Angeles (KVEA), Telemundo 47 New York (WNJU), Telemundo 51 Miami (WSCV), Telemundo Houston (KTMD), Telemundo 39 Dallas-Fort Worth (KXTX), Telemundo Chicago (WSNS), Telemundo 60 San Antonio (KVDA), Telemundo Phoenix (KTAZ), Telemundo Tucson (KHRR), and Telemundo 40 Rio Grande Valley (KTLM).