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NOTICIAS TELEMUNDO ROLLS OUT MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE OF TODAY’S DREAMERS RALLY AT THE U.S. CAPITOL

El Poder En Ti, Telemundo’s Comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility Platform, to Launch “Telemundo Stands with Dreamers” Campaign

MIAMI – December 6, 2017 – Noticias Telemundo today announced comprehensive news coverage of today’s DREAMers rally as thousands gather at the U.S. Capitol. The multiplatform coverage will be led by Noticias Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart directly from Capitol Hill and will be amplified by NoticiasTelemundo.com, the Noticias Telemundo properties on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp, and the Noticias Telemundo mobile app. In addition, “El Poder En Ti,” Telemundo’s comprehensive corporate social responsibility platform, is launching the “Telemundo Stands with Dreamers” campaign.

“The immigration debate is entering a critical stage,” said José Díaz-Balart. “Thousands of activists are expected to demand Congress to pass the DREAM Act and to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program. Noticias Telemundo is fully committed to be there with the DREAMers and the Latino community at large.”

Telemundo’s morning show “Un Nuevo Día” kicked off the coverage at 7 a.m. ET/6 a.m. CT, with reports on the expectations and preparations for the rally. A Noticias Telemundo team, including correspondents Lori Montenegro and Rebeka Smyth, will provide updates throughout the day. Noticias Telemundo will complete the coverage with the latest information available on its 6:30 p.m./5:30 p.m. CT national broadcast.

This is the eighth news special Noticias Telemundo has produced following the election of President Donald Trump under the banner “Las Cosas como Son.”

Noticias Telemundo is the information department of Telemundo Network and a leading provider in news serving the U.S. Hispanics across all broadcast and digital platforms. Its award-winning television news broadcasts include the daily newscast “Noticias Telemundo,” the Sunday current affairs show “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart” and the daily news and entertainment magazine “Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste.” The rapidly-growing “Noticias Telemundo Digital Team” provides continuous content to U.S. Hispanics wherever they are, whenever they want it. Noticias Telemundo also produces award winning news specials, documentaries and news event such as political debates, forums and town halls.

 

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NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Studios, Telemundo Internacional, Telemundo International Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 17 owned stations, 55 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; Telemundo International Studios, a production unit focused on creating high-end short form, scripted formats for international markets; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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