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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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Karla Leal to Join Telemundo Chicago

WSNS has named Karla Leal assignment reporter for “Noticiero Telemundo Chicago” at 5:00 and 10:00 p.m.

“We are pleased to welcome Karla to our news team,” said Diana Maldonado, vice president of news for Telemundo Chicago. “Her experience and dynamic reporting makes her a great addition to our team and will help us to reinforce our position as a leading source for news and information for the Hispanic community that we serve.”

Leal’s first day at Telemundo Chicago will be August 5. She comes from KEYE/Telemundo Austin where she was the lead Telemundo anchor. She has also worked at KKEY in Bakersfield, CA.

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