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Telemundo Las Vegas adds de la Fuente as newscast anchor

Claudia de la FuenteKBLR Telemundo Las Vegas has hired Claudia de la Fuente as co-anchor of the station’s weekday evening newscasts.

She makes her debut today on the 6 and 11 pm shows, alongside co-anchor Antonio Texeira.

De la Fuente replaces Alejandra Ortiz, who left the station earlier this year to become KVEA 52’s weekend news anchor.

Texeira had been solo anchoring since Ortiz’s departure.

This is de La Fuente’s first job in the U.S. She joins Telemundo Las Vegas after working as a news anchor and reporter for Televisa Monterrey since 2012. She was previously a coordinator and content producer for Azteca Noreste from 2011 to 2012.

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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.