Topic: Local News
Posted on 1/1/2018
Telemundo-owned television stations KVEA Los Angeles, WNJU New York, WSCV Miami, KTMD Houston, KXTX-TV Dallas-Fort Worth, WSNS-TV Chicago, KVDA San Antonio, KTAZ Phoenix, KHRR Tucson and KTLM Rio Grande Valley, increased their news output, adding daily local newscasts at noon Monday-Friday. Telemundo also launched a new weekday national newscast, “Noticias Telemundo, Mediodia” to air at 12:30 p.m.
“The need for local news has never been greater,” said Telemundo Station Group President Manuel Martinez. “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.”
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