He replaces Víctor Hugo Rodríguez, who was promoted to Telemundo network correspondent in Houston, leaving the station in November of last year.
Santiago’s first investigative story airs Monday, January 16 on Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, which airs at 4, 4:30, 5 and 10 pm.
Santiago joined Telemundo Phoenix in 2013 as a weekday sports anchor and MMJ. He previously worked as an anchor and producer at Univision Las Vegas and Univision Costa Central.
Telemundo Phoenix launched its investigative unit in April 2016.