Telemundo Stations Add Midday Newscasts

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

10 Telemundo-owned stations are launching new midday newscasts.

The new programming will incorporate local and national news to fill the hour long time slot in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, San Antonio, Phoenix, Tucson and McAllen.

“The need for local news has never been greater,” said Manuel Martinez, president of the Telemundo Station Group. “Ours are the only local Spanish-language stations in their markets that can deliver their audiences hyper-local news, weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports, sports and entertainment information across all platforms.”

On January 22, local newscasts across designated markets will begin at noon and at 12:30p.m., Noticias Telemundo, Mediodia, a 30 minute national newscast will air.

Audiences will be able to livestream the newscasts online and across all Telemundo social media platforms.