Monday, March 30, 2015

Univision Houston launches Texas regional morning newscast Noticias Texas Primera Edición

“Noticias Texas Primera Edición” Premieres on Univision Monday, April 6

Univision Local Media announced the launch of a regional morning newscast in Texas, “Noticias Texas Primera Edición” (Texas News First Edition). Based in Houston, the newscast will air across Univision stations in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin on weekdays from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m. beginning on Monday, April 6, 2015.

Anchored by Karina Yapor and Rodolfo Sanchez, “Noticias Texas Primera Edición” will be the leading source for regional morning news, local weather and traffic. Coverage will be sourced from across the state including News bureaus established in the Texas State Capital, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

The news team will be comprised of journalists from across all four markets as follows: Andrea Aguirre Alvarado and Vanessa Abuchaibe in Dallas, Victoria Acosta-Rubio and Laura Sierra in Houston, Alejandra Becerra in San Antonio, and Liliana Soto and David Herrera in Austin. Following the newscast, Univision Network’s hit morning show “Despierta América” (Wake-Up America) will air at 6 a.m.

“We are committed to bringing our audiences the best news, entertainment and information. The launch of “Noticias Texas Primera Edición” allows us to deliver in that regard,” said Kevin Cuddihy, president, Univision Local Media. “Our audiences in this region will be connected to the best content from across the state of Texas, delivered by the familiar faces that they’ve come to trust.”

Univision Local Media’s portfolio of assets in Texas include: KUVN, Univision 23 Dallas; KSTR, UniMás 49 Dallas; KXLN, Univision 45 Houston; KFTH, UniMás 67 Houston; KAKW, Univision 62 Austin; KFTO, UniMás 31 Austin; KWEX, Univision 41 San Antonio; KNIC, UniMás 17 San Antonio, in addition to its digital and social platforms.

(This post is from a news release sent to me by Univision)




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