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METEOROLOGIST GUILLERMO QUIROZ JOINS TELEMUNDO 48 AS WEATHER AND TRAFFIC ANCHOR

SAN JOSE, CA – (November 7, 2019) – Telemundo 48 Area de la Bahia/KSTS announced today that Guillermo Quiroz will join the station as weather and traffic anchor for Noticiero Telemundo 48 weeknights at 5, 6 and 11pm. Quiroz, whose first day at the station will be on November 11, joins Telemundo 48’s award-winning news team as the only meteorologist in local Spanish-language TV in the market.

“Guillermo brings more than two decades of on-air experience informing the Latino community on atmospheric conditions and climate change,” said Rossyris Silva, Vice President of News at Telemundo 48. “We're pleased to have a meteorologist with his talents and expertise joining our team.”

“I am very excited to be part of Noticiero Telemundo 48,” said Quiroz. “I look forward to continue informing educating but most of all inspiring new generations through relevant stories that empower and reflect the values and passion of our Latin American communities.”

Most recently Quiroz was the meteorologist for KMEX, Univision 34 in Los Angeles. During his time there he also delivered local forecasts for Univision affiliates in the Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno and Bakersfield, along with stations in Southern California and the Southeast. Prior to joining KMEX, he served as the meteorologist of Nuevo Dia for Televisa in Puebla, Mexico and as a columnist for the Mexican editorial organization El Sol the Puebla.

Quiroz studied communications at Escuela de Comunicación y Ciencias Humanas in Puebla, México, where he received his license in radio and television. He is currently a solar system ambassador for NASA where he hosted and produced a downlink, connecting in live transmission from Earth to the ISS (International Space Station Mission #54 NASA).

Quiroz is a recipient of six Emmy® awards as well as four Golden Mike awards and has been nominated for a national Emmy® award for participating in the community service campaign Leer Es Poder (Reading is Power).

About Telemundo 48

Telemundo 48 / KSTS is Telemundo’s local television station serving the Spanish-speaking community throughout the Bay Area. Owned by NBCUniversal, the station is committed to providing viewers with breaking news and in-depth journalism with their award-winning team of reporters, offering the most up-to-date local news, weather, sports and entertainment headlines through a variety of platforms, including online at TelemundoAreadelaBahia.com and via mobile and social media channels.

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