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Univision launches newscast in Raleigh

Jaime Zea and Edwin Pitti

WUVC-40, Univision’s O&O in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (DMA 25) will debut a half-hour Spanish-language newscast starting August 29.  Noticias 40 will air at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Jaime Zea and Edwin Pitti will be the anchors, with Karina Torres reporting.

Since 2004, the station has aired news briefs.  This is a first expansion into a half-hour newscast.

Jaime, a native of Colombia, previously produced daily news briefs and Univision’s community affairs segment in Raleigh and Cleveland.  Prior to Univision, he worked on the assignment desk at Telemundo and with the Associated Press in Mexico City.

Edwin began his career in communications as an editor for the local newspaper “El Acento Latino.” He is originally from Panama.

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in June of 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes and also do freelance work as writer, reporter and producer.