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Telemundo News Announces Multiplatform Coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions

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Miami –July 19, 2016-The Telemundo News team will travel to Cleveland, Ohio and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to produce six special programs and cover the most important moments of the presidential nominating conventions as part of #YODECIDO, the network’s coverage of this historic electoral cycle.  Noticiero Telemundo’s anchor José Díaz-Balart will lead the reporting team in collaboration with Lori Montenegro, Rogelio Mora-Tagle and Edgar Muñoz.  Telemundo News’ coverage will include:

-Four special Telemundo programs with live coverage of the Wednesday and Thursday nights of each convention (July 20-21 from Cleveland, Ohio and July 27-28 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) at 11:30 PM ET/10:30 C.

-Live Spanish-language broadcasts of Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speeches on NBC UNIVERSO, Thursday, July 21 and Thursday, July 28, respectively, at 10PM ET/9 CT.  The speeches will also be available in Spanish and English on the Telemundo News mobile app and online at NoticiasTelemundo.com.

-“Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart” will present a live one-hour special from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, July 31 with all of the information viewers need to know about the Democratic National Convention, following the same format as the show’s special on the Republican National Convention that aired last Sunday from Cleveland Ohio. 

-Constant updates from both conventions on Noticias Telemundo digital platforms, including the Telemundo News mobile app, NoticiasTelemundo.com and the Telemundo News’ Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat properties. Users will have access to the day’s top speeches and original content under the hashtag #YODECIDO.

The convention coverage is part of #YODECIDO, Telemundo News’ comprehensive news campaign for the 2016 elections. Telemundo is the only Spanish-language network in the United States to have hosted an official Republican debate and forums with the two leading Democratic candidates during this election cycle.

Contact: Camilo Pino. Director, Publicity & Talent Strategy/Telemundo Network/O: 305.889.7589/C: 305.322.9584/E: camilo.pino@nbcuni.com/ A: 2290 West 8th Avenue. Hialeah, FL 33010

About TELEMUNDO:

TELEMUNDO is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The network features original scripted dramas from Telemundo Studios – the #1 producer of Spanish-language primetime content – as well as non-scripted productions, theatrical motion pictures, specials, news and first-class sports events, reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations and 54 broadcast affiliates. TELEMUNDO is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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