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Univision, Telemundo win News and Documentary Emmys

Maria Elena Salinas Emmys

María Elena Salinas with the Emmys for the Univision show “Aquí y Ahora.”

The News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented tonight in New York City and Univision and Telemundo were both winners.

Univision’s “Aquí y Ahora” picked up two of its three awards, winning Outstanding Newscast Or Newsmagazine In Spanish and Outstanding Coverage Of A Breaking News Story In Spanish for “La Recaptura de El Chapo.” It also won Outstanding Feature Story In Spanish for “La Amazonía: Un Paraíso A La Venta.”

Telemundo scored two awards. The network won an Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism In Spanish for its documentary “Cosecha de Miseria” (Harvest of Misery), co-produced with The Weather Channel.

Local station KTLM Telemundo 40 was honored with a national News Emmy Award for Outstanding Regional News Story: Spot News for “Angeles del Desierto.”

You can see the complete list of winners here.

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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.
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