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Edna Schmidt Joins Telemundo Chicago

Telemundo Chicago has announced Edna Schmidt has joined the station as co-anchor for “Noticiero Telemundo Chicago.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Edna to our team,” said Diana Maldonado, vice president of news. “Her vast breadth of knowledge and journalism experience throughout her successful career makes her the perfect leader to expand Noticiero Telemundo Chicago’s growth and evolution.”

Schmidt will join anchor Alfonso Gutiérrez, sports anchor Oscar Guzmán and meteorologist Maricela Vásquez as co-anchor on the 5:00 and 10:00 p.m newscasts.

Schmidt started her career at WSJN in Puerto Rico. She has also worked at Univision’s WGBO in Chicago and was chief correspondent for the Chicago bureau of “Noticiero Univision.” She was promoted to co-anchor for “Noticiero Univision Fin de Semana” in 2005 and also reported for “Noticiero Univision,” “Ultima Hora,” and “Despierta América.”

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Alvin Pritchard Named VP of Finance for Journal Broadcast Group

Alvin Pritchard is the new vice president of finance for Journal Communications’ Broadcast Group. He will begin in his new role on April 1, reporting to President-CFO Andre Fernandez.

Pritchard was most recently at NBC Universal. For the past nine years, he has been VP of Finance at the NBC-owned stations in Chicago, WMAQ and Telemundo Chicago.

“Alvin will have financial oversight for Journal’s owned and operated stations in our 14 markets in both television and radio and will serve as a key strategic partner to the broadcast leadership team,” Fernandez said in a statement. We’re confident that his experience will play a valuable role in helping us execute on Journal’s strategic and operational direction.”