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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Martha Alicia Lopez joins Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley

Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley / KTLM today announced that Martha Alicia López has been named Video Journalist for Noticias Telemundo 40, which airs weekdays at 4:30 PM, 5 PM and 10 PM. López, whose first day at Telemundo 40 is today, joins a dynamic and enterprising team of reporters to provide the latest local breaking news and up-to-the-minute information about the issues that affect the Hispanic community in the Río Grande Valley. She will make her on-air debut later this month.

“We are excited that Martha is part of our news team,” said Miguelángel López, News Director, Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley. “Martha is an enterprising and energetic journalist and her pursuit for delivering local news with utmost professionalism will help us deliver the information that our viewers need to stay ahead every single day and help make Telemundo 40 our viewers’ station of choice.”

López joins Telemundo 40 after working as a reporter at RCommunications Radio and Television in McAllen, Texas and at various radio stations, including La Pura Raza Radio in Columbus Ohio and Univision Radio in McAllen, Texas. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the Universidad de Matamoros in Mexico.

Telemundo 40 has experienced a significant transformation thanks to NBCUniversal’s investment in all of its Telemundo-owned stations. Thanks to the NBCUniversal’s significant investment, Telemundo 40 has expanded live news coverage with a weekday half-hour local newscast at 4:30 PM and resumed local programming of two half-hour weekday newscasts at 5 PM and 10 PM and two half-hour weekend newscasts at 4:30 PM and 10 PM. To support the boost in local news, the station has also hired newsroom staff, including news anchors, reporters and producers. Moreover, Telemundo 40 has rolled out new on-screen graphics and unveiled newly redesigned digital platforms, which include an enhanced weather experience, up-to-the-minute severe weather push alerts and a new easy to access “Breaking News” bar on its desktop, mobile and app platforms, to help viewers stay ahead of the news when they are on-the-go.

(This post taken from a release sent to me by Telemundo)

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