VICTOR HUGO RODRÍGUEZ JOINS TELEMUNDO PHOENIX AS WEEKEND ANCHOR AND MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST
PHOENIX, AZ – (September 12, 2019) – Telemundo Phoenix / KTAZ, announced that Victor Hugo Rodríguez has been named weekend anchor & multi-media journalist for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona. The newscast airs Monday through Friday at 11:00 A.M, 4:00 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Noticiero Telemundo Arizona is simulcast on Telemundo Tucson / KHRR. Rodríguez first day will be Monday September 16.
“We are thrilled to have Victor Hugo back in Arizona. Phoenix is his hometown, and it will be great to see him cover the concerns that matters most for our communities. His passion for journalism will be of great service for them,” said Miguel Gaytán, Vice President of News for Telemundo Arizona. “He is trusted because he analyses the information thoroughly and objectively,” added Gaytán.
Prior to joining Telemundo Phoenix, Rodríguez worked as a Correspondent for the National Telemundo News from 2016 to 2019. In 2004, Rodríguez served as a news reporter, correspondent, and anchor for Univision Phoenix / KTVW, and as a reporter for Telemundo Los Angeles / KVEA in 2012. Rodríguez also worked as public relations for the corporate State Farm from 2013 to 2016. In 2000 Rodríguez began his professional career at the KVEA 52 / Telemundo Los Angeles assignment table.
Victor Hugo graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/ Media Studies from California State University Dominguez Hills in Los Angeles, CA. In 2017 Rodríguez received an Emmy® award for the research he conducted for Telemundo Arizona Responde and he’s a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
About Telemundo Phoenix
Telemundo Phoenix / KTAZ is Telemundo’s local television station serving the Spanish-speaking community in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo Phoenix delivers its viewers local breaking news, weather, entertainment and sports coverage across a variety of platforms, including Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, Acceso Total, online at TelemundoArizona.com and via mobile and social media channels. Telemundo Arizona has received multiple awards for its commitment to journalism and community service.
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