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GLORIA ORDAZ TO JOIN TELEMUNDO 51 AS REPORTER AND NEWS ANCHOR

Ordaz will co-anchor WSCV’s 5 PM and 5:30 PM weekday editions of "Noticiero Telemundo 51" alongside Alejandra Molina

MIRAMAR, FL – (December 07, 2017) –Telemundo 51 / WSCV today named Gloria Ordaz co-anchor of weekday editions of “Noticiero Telemundo 51” at 5 PM and 5:30 PM. Additionally, Ordaz will serve as reporter for the station’s late weekday newscast “Noticiero Telemundo 51” at 11 PM. Her first day on-air will be Monday, January 8, 2018.

“We are thrilled that Gloria will be joining Telemundo 51. Her addition to our already strong news team is reflective of our commitment to hire outstanding journalists to help us deliver the best and most accurate information to our viewers. Gloria's experience covering news in South Florida makes her an invaluable addition to the Telemundo 51 family,” said Jorge Carballo, President and General Manager of Telemundo 51.

A five-time Suncoast Regional Emmy® Award winning journalist, Ordaz began her career in broadcast journalism in South Florida in 2003 at América Tevé. In 2006, she was hired as a news reporter at Univision 23 / WLTV and a year later she was promoted to weekend news anchor. Ordaz also served as reporter and anchor of Univision 23’s weeknight 11 PM newscast until April, 2017.

“Telemundo 51 is the most-watched newscast in South Florida regardless of language and I am excited and honored to join this winning team. I look forward to working with colleagues to broaden the depth and breadth of the station’s coverage and report the news objectively and with integrity to help draw attention to injustices that affect our community,” added Ordaz.

Ordaz was born in Cuba and moved to South Florida in 1998. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Florida International University and a certificate in broadcast journalism from the University of Miami.

About Telemundo 51 Miami
Telemundo 51 / WSCV is Telemundo’s local television station serving the Spanish-speaking viewers in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area, the third largest Hispanic market in the country. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 51 has been delivering local news, information and entertainment to viewers throughout South Florida for more than 30 years. Telemundo 51 is the preferred station for local news in a diverse market that is made up of more than two million Spanish-speaking people whose backgrounds represent more than 20 nationalities. Telemundo 51 is committed to covering issues important to the community as well as partnering with and supporting local organizations that are making a difference in the areas of education, health, civic engagement and the environment. Telemundo 51 also delivers local news and information across all platforms, including online at Telemundo51.com, the Telemundo 51 mobile app and on social media.

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