Executive Vice President of Noticias Telemundo, Luis Fernández (left) and Noticias Telemundo Correspondent Edgar Muñoz.
Miami –October 2, 2018 – Noticias Telemundo was awarded a News and Documentary Emmy® Award in the category of Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish for "Los Nadien," a two-part report produced by Noticias Telemundo Investiga. “Los Nadien” offers an inside look at the dangerous expedition of migrants attempting to reach U.S. soil and sheds light onto the experience of children born during the journey. Noticias Telemundo Investiga, Telemundo's first-ever investigative unit, was launched in October of 2017. You can watch “Los Nadien” here.
Edgar Muñoz during his acceptance speech.
In addition, the documentary “The Source: The Human Cost Hidden in a Cup of Coffee,” a Noticias Telemundo, The Weather Channel Digital and Efran Films coproduction, won the News and Documentary Emmy® for Outstanding Business, Consumer and Economic Report. The piece documents the tasks performed by the migrant children who work in coffee production and the role played by regulatory agencies, intermediaries and transnational companies in perpetuating the situation.
The News & Documentary Emmy® Awards ceremony took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P Rose Hall in the Time Warner Complex at Columbus Circle in New York City. The event was attended by more than 1,000 television and news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists.
Noticias Telemundo is a leading provider of national news for US Hispanics. Its award-winning news broadcasts 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 news section of “Un Nuevo Día” with Paulina Sodi, and the Sunday current affairs show “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart.” The “Noticias Telemundo Digital Team” provides continuous content to US Hispanics via its growing online and mobile platforms. Noticias Telemundo also airs news specials, documentaries and news events such as political debates, forums and town halls.
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