Effective tomorrow, José Diaz Balart will take over as Noticiero Telemundo’s new anchor. The network also announced today that it will launch a weekly public affairs show in the first quarter of 2010, with José as the host.
He replaces Pedro Sevcec, who has been at the helm of the newscast since January of 2000.
Today is Pedro’s last day anchoring Noticiero Telemundo. He will not stay on at the network in any capacity.
Throughout the years, José has hosted a variety of news programs at the Telemundo network and stations. Before joining the Spanish-language network, he was co-anchor of “CBS This Morning.”