Viewers of WNEU, Telemundo Boston, will see the station’s first ever live locally produced newscast on Monday.
WNEU will launch a half-hour weeknight newscast at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. The shows will be anchored by José A. Rivera Adrovet. He’ll be joined by weather anchor Cecy Gutierrez and multimedia journalists Grace Gomez and Ariana Alcorta.
“We are ecstatic that Telemundo Boston will debut its first-ever live and locally produced weekday newscasts to help fill the void for Spanish-language viewers that has existed in our market for far too long,” said Mike St. Peter, svp and gm of Telemundo Boston. “We conducted a long and thorough search to find the best Spanish-speaking journalists and are excited to welcome Jose, Cecy, Grace and Ariana to the Telemundo Boston family. We hope our viewers tune in day-in and day-out so we can help them stay ahead of the news.”
Rivera Adrovet comes from Univision Tampa Bay where he anchored for two years. Gutierrez was a bilingual weather producer at WSI Corporation while Gomez comes from Telemundo Las Vegas. Alcorta last worked at Univision network. She’s also worked at WPLG, Univision Tampa and TV Radio Marti.