KTAZ-39, the Telemundo O&O in Phoenix has hired Rebeka Diaz to be part of the station’s new weekday newscast anchor team.
Starting today, she’ll be co-anchoring Noticiero Telemundo Arizona at 4:30, 5 and 10 pm alongside Daniel Aguirre.
Daniel, who has been weekend anchor since July 2014, replaces Rubén Pereida as weekday anchor.
Rubén is being moved to weekends to anchor the 4:30 and 10 pm newscasts. He’ll also be a reporter for the weekday newscasts.
Rubén had been the station’s main anchor since February 2013.
Rebeka joins Telemundo Phoenix from Efekto Noticias in Mexico City, where she worked as a News Anchor from 2009 to 2013. She previously worked at CNN’s Mexico City Bureau as a writer, assistant producer and field producer from 2008 to 2009. She began her career as a communications specialist for Centro de Información de las Naciones Unidas in Mexico City in 2006.