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Monday, September 26, 2022

Telemundo Houston launches 10:30pm newscast

HOUSTON, TX – (September 26, 2022) – Telemundo Houston / KTMD-TV will debut a new half-hour weekday newscast, Noticiero Telemundo Houston a las 10:30PM, today, September 26. 

Crystal Ayala and Guillermo Ochoa will Co-Anchor the newscast alongside Meteorologist Pablo Sanchez and Lead Sports Anchor Ubaldo Martinez. Ayala, Ochoa, Sanchez and Martinez are adding on to their existing 5PM and 10PM anchor roles.

“As home to Houston’s only local weekday evening newscast from ten-thirty to eleven at night, we are doubling down on our commitment to inform our audiences with our best-in-class journalism and hyper local weather forecasts,” said Tony Canales, President and General Manager, Telemundo Houston. “As we near Election Day 2022, all of our newscasts will continue to serve as an important source of information for our audiences.”

Ayala joined KTMD in 2015 as Consumer Investigative Reporter before becoming Co-Anchor of Noticiero Telemundo Houston. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Puerto Rico and a master’s degree in Journalism with a focus on investigative journalism from Florida International University.

Ochoa joined KTMD in June 2022 from sister station, Telemundo 52 / KVEA-TV in Los Angeles. At KVEA, he anchored the station’s award-winning morning newscasts for four years. Ochoa earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City.

Sanchez joined KTMD as Chief Meteorologist in March of 2021 from sister station Telemundo 39 KXTX-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth where he served as Meteorologist since March 2018. Sanchez earned a bachelor’s degree in Geography and Land Planning from the University of Zaragoza in Spain. He received his master’s degree in Climatology and Media from the University of Barcelona.

Martinez joined KTMD in September 2013 from Telemundo Oklahoma KTUZ-TV in Oklahoma City where he served as sports and news anchor. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Oklahoma.

Earlier today, Noticias Telemundo Texas, a new, two-hour weekday regional newscast from 5am to 7am CT launched across five Telemundo Texas stations including KTMD.  

Through the early morning and late-night weekday newscast local news expansion, Telemundo Houston is delivering 30 hours of live news each week, more local news programming than any other Spanish-language station in the market. 

With Telemundo being the Spanish-language home of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, KTMD will serve as Houston’s destination for soccer’s biggest stage this November. For more information, click HERE

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

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