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Telemundo Stations to Add Newscast and Staff

telemundo logoStarting Monday, November 3, Telemundo will launch a weekday 5:30 p.m. half-hour newscast in 14 markets.

The NBCUniversal owned station group also said it will hire nearly 30 employees to support the expanded news schedule.

“Today’s announcement marks a new era for the Telemundo Station Group and Spanish-language news,” Manuel Martinez, president of the Telemundo Station Group said in a statement. “All of our stations have a commitment to deliver the best local breaking news and  weather to our viewers and this expansion will help.”

The new newscast will debut at Telemundo stations in Los Angeles (KVEA), New York (WNJU), Miami (WSCV), Houston (KTMD), Dallas-Fort Worth (KXTX), Chicago (WSNS), SF Bay Area (KSTS), San Antonio (KVDA), Phoenix (KTAZ), Tucson (KHRR), McAllen (KTLM), Denver (KDEN), Philadelphia (WWSI) and Las Vegas (KBLR).

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Telemundo San Antonio Adds Audrey Savage as VP of Sales

savage san antonioKVDA, Telemundo San Antonio, has named Audrey Savage VP of Sales.

Savage, who starts next Monday, will be responsible for developing and implementing all local, national and digital sales strategies for the station.

“This is a very exciting time to be a part of the Telemundo Station Group family,” Savage said in a statement.

She most recently worked as the local sales manager for Telemundo 39 Dallas-Forth Worth. Between 2003 and 2012, she was the local and national sales manager for Univision and Telefutura in Dallas.

KVDA in San Antonio to Launch Evening Newscasts

KVDA, the Telemundo station in San Antonio, will launch two evening newscasts on May 21.

The 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts will be anchored by Esmeralda Medellin, who has held reporter and anchor positions at Spanish-language stations in Dallas and Chicago. Other members of the news team include sports anchor Jaime Becerril with sports and Lilian Perez with weather and entertainment.

“It is a privilege to start a new local newscast in this day and age that is both dynamic and dedicated, offering viewers in San Antonio and surrounding areas, extensive coverage of the stories that shape and change their lives,” news director Johnny Cordoba said in a statement. “We are excited to share our vision of what local news should be, and meet the needs of the community that we serve.”