Telemundo 40 Rio Grande Valley KTLM hires Joeseph Martinez
Telemundo 40 Rio Grande Valley / KTLM today announced that Joeseph Martinez has been named Weather Anchor for Noticias Telemundo 40 fin de semana. Martinez, whose first day with Telemundo 40 is today, joins News Anchor Ana Cecilia Mendez, Sports Anchor Hector Zapata and an enterprising and dynamic team of reporters to help provide Spanish-speaking viewers in the Rio Grande Valley the most-up-to-date local breaking news and weather forecasts. Martinez will make his on-air debut in late February 2016.
“Noticias Telemundo 40 is committed to hiring the best journalists to help us deliver the news and information our viewers can count on,” said Miguelángel López, News Director, Telemundo 40. “Joeseph’s experience and background in forecasting weather and meteorological events will add to the powerful teledoppler system we have so we can provide our viewers with the most precise weather information they need.”
Martinez joins Telemundo 40 after concluding his Broadcast Meteorology internship at Puerto Rico TV / WIPR in 2015. Before this, Martinez also conducted climatology research at the National Weather Service in Brownsville, Texas. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Puerto Rico and is a member of the American Meteorological Society, Puerto Rico chapter.
(This release is taken from a press release sent to me by Telemundo)