Telemundo officially announced today that Edna Schmidt has been named co-anchor for “Noticiero Telemundo Chicago” 5pm and 10 pm editions, effective immediately. She joins co-anchor Alfonso Gutiérrez.
Edna began her career in 1988 as news reporter and anchor in her native Puerto Rico, where she worked for WSJN-TV, Noticias 24. In 1995, she joined Univision as main anchor for both editions of the local newscast of WGBO-TV, channel 66 in Chicago.
In 2005 she was promoted to co-anchor of “Noticiero Univision Fin de Semana” and also reported for “Noticiero Univision,” “Última Hora,” and “Despierta América.” She was ousted from Univision network in 2011.
Media Moves first reported Edna would join WSNS Chicago on July 23.