As Media Moves reported last week, Telemundo is launching midday newscasts. The company made the official announcement yesterday, revealing the name of the new network show.
“Noticias Telemundo, Mediodía” will air Monday to Friday at 12:30 pm ET/PT, starting on January 22.
The network newscast will follow new shows in 10 local markets across the country, wrapping a one-hour news block in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, San Antonio, Phoenix/Tucson and McAllen.
Stations in Chicago and Texas will air their newscasts at 11 am, following the network live show at 11:30 am CT.
Several stations across the country have now confirmed some of the anchor lineups for the noon newscasts.
In New York, Telemundo 47 will have Yolanda Vásquez and Luis Gerardo Núñez as news anchors with Tairy Ynoa doing weather.
In Miami, Telemundo 51 has teamed up Alejandra Molina and Alejandro Isturiz.
Irene Sánchez will be the solo anchor at Telemundo Chicago, which will also start weekday morning news briefs at 6:26, 7:26 and 8:26 am the day of the noon newscast launch. María Elena Ponticiello and Jessica Delgado will deliver weather reports.
In Los Angeles, Dunia Elvir will be the solo anchor of “Noticiero 52 Al Mediodía,” featuring weather anchor Michelle Trujillo, Gabriela Rosales and Telemundo Responde reporter Azalea Iñiguez.
Ramón Díaz and Analía Fiestas will anchor the Telemundo Dallas 11 am newscast, with Adriana López covering traffic and entertainment.
Antonio Hernández and Ingrid Barrera will anchor the 11 am newscast with meteorologist Madison Torre.
At KTLM Rio Grande Valley, Denisse Salinas Noticias will anchor “Telemundo 40 a las 11 AM,” alongside Lluvia Vidaña, who will report hyper-local weather forecasts.
*Updated to include more station lineups.