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“NOTICIAS TELEMUNDO” UNVEILS DETAILS OF ITS “EL VOTO, NUESTRO FUTURO LATINO” COVERAGE OF THE 2018 MIDTERM ELECTIONS

MIAMI – October 31, 2018 – Noticias Telemundo announced details of “El Voto, Nuestro Futuro Latino (The Vote, Our Latino Future),” its coverage of the November 6 state and legislative elections. Led by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning anchor José Díaz-Balart and presenters Julio Vaqueiro, Felicidad Aveleyra and Paulina Sodi, with the support of correspondents, presenters and analysts across the country, “El Voto, Nuestro Futuro Latino” will offer special programming leading up to the elections as well as comprehensive Election Day coverage on Tuesday, November 6. The historic coverage effort, featuring expert analysis, voter testimony, exit poll and real-time results, opinion studies, social media trends and original digital content, will be produced in collaboration with the Telemundo Station Group and NBC News, the country’s # 1 news organization.

“These elections could change our future,” said Díaz-Balart. “Tuesday’s outcome could shift the country’s political balance and with it, the role of Latinos in the United States. Noticias Telemundo will be there to document the process and analyze the impact of the results on our community.”

“El Voto, Nuestro Futuro Latino” programming will include:

  • Sunday, November 4 at 5:30 p.m./4:30 C: “Enfoque Edición Especial, Nuestro Futuro Latino.” Two days before the elections, José Díaz-Balart will tell us what to expect as he joins experts in analyzing the most important races and potential scenarios.
  • Tuesday, November 6: Noticias Telemundo’s coverage will begin at 7 a.m. with “Un Nuevo Día” and continue throughout the day with constant updates and a primetime special presenting real-time results.
  • Tuesday, November 6: Real-time coverage by the Noticias Telemundo digital team on NoticiasTelemundo.com and its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages, including a Viewing Party led by Noticias Telemundo Senior Correspondent Vanessa Hauc at 11 p.m./10 C.
  • On Election Day, the Telemundo stations also will provide real-time election results on their digital platforms and apps. Local newscasts will feature in-depth political analysis about the balance of power in Congress and among key statewide races, and how political changes may affect local communities. The Telemundo stations’ local newscasts will also feature reports from the stations’ Washington, D.C. bureau. The stations' election day coverage follows months of extensive, in-depth reporting about statewide and local races, ballot issues, Hispanic opinion polling and civic engagement campaigns aimed to inform, empower and engage Spanish-speaking and Hispanic audiences ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

Paulina Sodi and José Díaz-Balart during the launch of "El Voto, Nuestro Futuro Latino" at Telemundo's morning show "Un Nuevo Día."

“Noticias Telemundo” is a leading news provider for U.S. Hispanics. Its award-winning television news broadcasts, airing from the Telemundo Center, include the daily newscast “Noticias Telemundo” with José Díaz Balart, “Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana” with Julio Vaqueiro, “Noticias Telemundo Mediodía” with Felicidad Aveleyra, the “Un Nuevo Día” news segment with Paulina Sodi, and the Sunday current affairs show “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart.” The “Noticias Telemundo Digital Team” provides uninterrupted content to U.S. Hispanics via its growing online and mobile platforms. “Noticias Telemundo” also produces news specials, documentaries and news events such as political debates, forums and town halls.

Media contacts

Contact: Camilo Pino. Publicity Director, Telemundo Network News/C: 305.322.9584/E: camilo.pino@nbcuni.com/ A: Telemundo Center, 2350 NW 117th Place, Miami, FL 33182