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Telemundo Los Angeles Adds Estafania Iglesias as Weather and Traffic Reporter

iglesias_telemundo_croppedEstafania Iglesias has joined Telemundo Los Angeles/KVEA as morning weather and traffic reporter.

She joins anchors Dunia Elvir and Julio Vaqueiro on the expanded Noticiero Telemundo 52, Buenos Dias Los Angeles. The show runs from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Monday to Friday.

“Estefania brings a fresh and fun approach to the traffic and weather segments, which are very important to our community,” Celia Chavez, president and general manager of Telemundo 52/KVEA said in a statement. “She’s a great addition to the newscast team.”

Iglesias started her career as a host for America TV in Argentina. She has also worked at E! Entertainment Latin America. Most recently she was a weather and entertainment reporter for KRCA in Los Angeles.

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Julio Vaqueiro Joins Telemundo Los Angeles

julio vaquieroJulio Vaqueiro has been named morning co-anchor at Telemundo Los Angeles. Vaqueiro will anchor alongside Dunia Elvir beginning October 1.

“Vaqueiro brings a depth of experience from his work covering international news. He will be an integral part of ‘Buenos Dias Los Angeles’ providing great news coverage to our Latino community,” Telemundo Los Angeles president and general manager Celia Chavez said in a statement.

Vaqueiro’s hire is timed with the expansion of the morning newscast, which will add an additional hour beginning next week. More from Telemundo Los Angeles after the jump. Read more

Ruben Keoseyan Named VP of Content at KVEA

Telemundo Media has named Ruben Keoseyan vice president of content for KVEA in Los Angeles.

Keoseyan has been executive editor of La Opinión, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the U.S., since 2011. In his new role, he will oversee all KVEA’s newscasts.

“Ruben is a recognized leader with solid journalistic integrity, extensive experience in the Los Angeles market and expertise in Spanish-language media overall,” Celia Chavez, the president and general manager of the station, said in a statement. “His leadership and insights will play a significant role in contributing to the ongoing success of KVEA’s news department.”

Chris McDonnell Named GM of Telemundo Chicago

Chris McDonnell will join WSNS, Telemundo’s O&O in Chicago, as president and general manager reports Broadcasting & Cable.

“Chris has an extensive background in broadcast television, including both Spanish-language and general market,”  said Manuel Abud, president of the Telemundo Station Group.  “He is no stranger to Chicago or Telemundo, having grown up in Chicago and previously managed the Telemundo Chicago sales team.”

McDonnell comes from within the NBC Universal family.  Previously he was vice president of sales and marketing for NBC owned station KXAS in Dallas.

His appointment fills the vacancy left by the departure of Celia Chavez who was named president and general manager of KVEA, Telemundo’s owned station in Los Angeles.

Telemundo Names GMs in LA, Puerto Rico, Miami

As part of a multimillion dollar investment in its O&Os, the Telemundo station group has announced the appointment of new general managers in three markets: Los Angeles, Puerto Rico and Miami.

Celia Chavez will take the helm at KVEA in Los Angeles. Chavez comes from WSNS, the Telemundo station in Chicago, where she has been president and general manager since 2009.

At WKAQ in Puerto Rico, Jose Cancela will take over as president and general manager. Cancela comes from KVEA in Los Angeles, where he has been president for less than a year. Read more