ZGS-owned WRMD-49, the Telemundo affiliate in Tampa, today premieres its weekday newscast.
Telenoticias Tampa will air at 6 and 11 pm. Monday through Friday.
Former Univision and Telemundo network reporter Cristina Puig will anchor the newscast. Ángel Morales, will anchor the sports segment “Máquina Deportiva” and Raengel Solís will do weather and entertainment.
Other newsteam members are video journalists Francisco Flores, John Sarmiento, Javier Cervantes and Natalia Rodríguez.
Javier Palmera is the News Director.
Prior to joining WRMD, Cristina was most recently a reporter/producer for “Enfoque, with José Díaz-Balart.” She previously worked as a correspondent for CNN en Español. Before that, she worked as a reporter/producer for TV Martí and also reported for Univision Network for several of its shows, including, “Noticiero Univision,” “Última Hora,” and “Aquí y Ahora.”
Before expressing his interest in news and sports, Ángel started his career as a singer in his native Puerto Rico. After several years in the music industry he decided to switch gears and started writing, producing and directing.
Raengel was a contestant and placed fifth in Univision’s “Nuestra Belleza Latina” in 2007 and won first place in “Miss Turismo Dominicana 2007.”
The pageants launched her modeling career and in 2010 she signed a contract with HSN Home Shopping Networks as the image of big brands and artists. A year later, she joined Telemundo Tampa as host of “Hola Ciudad Tevé.”
Before joining Telemundo Tampa, News Director Javier Palmera worked for KUNS, the Univision affiliate in Seattle. He was previously weekend morning producer for WPLG, the ABC affiliate in Miami-Fort Lauderdale.