Tribune-owned Hoy newspaper in Chicago, announced today it will launch a television newscast for MundoFox on local affiliate WOCK-TV.
“Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13” will be a Spanish-language daily newscast in partnership with MundoFox. The first newscast will air on April 18.
The newscast will be produced in Chicago by the recently-formed Hoy broadcasting team. It will air on MundoFox 13 every Monday through Friday from 9-9:30pm (CDT).
Nicole Suarez will anchor “Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13.” A former beauty pageant contestant in Univision’s “Nuestra Belleza Latina,” Nicole has done some hosting and producing work for Univision Chicago.
“Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13” will focus on selectively-curated stories. The show’s tagline is “El poder de la información” – the power of information.
Hoy’s Managing Editor, Fernando Díaz ecently-appointed Executive Producer of Video Content, Andrés Lombana will lead the broadcasting division.
“Technology allows brands to blur the lines and enter new spaces across mediums,” said Joseph Schiltz, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Targeted Media for Tribune Publishing. “We are eager to bring this opportunity to the marketplace.”