TELEMUNDO MEDIA ANNOUNCES “MÉXICO DECIDE 2012” SPECIAL COVERAGE OF MEXICAN ELECTIONS BEGINNING SAT, JUNE 30TH AT 6:30 P.M. ET/PT
MIAMI – June 29, 2012 – Telemundo Media presents “México Decide 2012” live, multiplatform, comprehensive coverage of the historic Mexican presidential elections for Hispanic viewers in the United States beginning Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 6:30 pm EST/PST through Election Day, Sunday, July 1, 2012. Coverage of the elections will be led by veteran journalist and “Noticiero Telemundo’s” news anchor José Díaz-Balart.
The network will feature a special program, “México Decide 2012,” live on July 1 (10:00 pm EST, 9:00 pm CST, 7:00 PST) with feature news, available results, commentary and analysis. Two special editions of “Noticero Telemundo” will air on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1 at 6:30 pm EST/PST; and an extended edition of Telemundo’s Sunday public affairs show, “Enfoque with José Díaz-Balart,” will air Sunday, July 1 at 11:30 am EST/PST live from El Zócalo Square in México City.
In addition to Díaz-Balart, the “México Decide 2012” award-winning team includes reporters Rogelio Mora-Tagle, Julio Vaqueiro and Raúl Torres; political analyst Jorge Castañeda; and from Telemundo’s local stations in Los Angeles and Dallas, news anchors Rubén Luengas and Norma García. The team will provide details of Mexico’s election with breaking news, reports from the electoral authority IFE, the voting centers, and the presidential campaigns of the Partido Acción Nacional (PAN) and Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), as well as in-depth commentary and analysis.
Digitally, users can follow up-to-the-minute updates, interactive content, polls and live-streaming at www.telemundo.com/noticias. Telemundo will also post constant updates on Twitter (@telemundonews) under the hash tag #Mexico and host an active dialogue with users at the Facebook page of “Noticiero Telemundo.”
As part of “México Decide 2012,” Telemundo interviewed all major presidential candidates and was the first Spanish-language network to interview PRI’s candidate, Enrique Peña Nieto, after the official Mexican campaign kickoff. In weeks leading up to the election, Telemundo also aired the two presidential debates and several special editions of “Enfoque with José Díaz-Balart” dedicated to the state of the Mexican race.
About Telemundo Media:
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, 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. Telemundo’s multiple platforms include the Telemundo Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 14 owned stations and its broadcast and cable affiliates; mun2, the preeminent voice for bicultural Hispanics in the U.S. reaching TV households nationwide on digital and analog cable, and satellite; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices, www.telemundo.com and www.mun2.tv; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned Telemundo as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.