TAMPA, FL – October 13, 2020 – Telemundo 49 / WRMD announced today that Karen Navia has been named Multimedia Journalist for Noticiero Telemundo 49 on weekdays and weekends. Navia’s on-air debut was on October 7.

"We are excited to welcome Karen to our news team," said Raiza Iciarte, News Director of Noticiero Telemundo 49. “Karen’s dedication to Journalism will help us continue with our mission to connect with our viewers and deliver the information that matters most to them.”

Before joining Telemundo 49, Navia worked for the Telemundo affiliates in New Mexico and Lubbock. She had several roles that included executive producer, reporter, and anchor for both newscasts.

“I feel humbled and honored to have this opportunity to grow as a journalist,” said Navia. "I’m excited to get to know the Tampa Bay Area community, the people, and their stories."

Navia earned her degree in Communication from Southern New Hampshire University in 2016.

About Telemundo 49/WRMD
Telemundo 49 / WRMD is Telemundo’s local television station serving Spanish-language viewers in the Tampa Bay area. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 49 delivers its audiences more than 10 hours of live, locally produced news each week across all platforms. WRMD’s newscasts feature local breaking news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer reports, and sports information. Telemundo 49 also airs world-class programming produced by Telemundo Network. Telemundo 49’s local news and information can be accessed by audiences across all of its platforms, including online at, through its social media channels, via the “Telemundo 49” mobile app and on local over-the-air on channel 49.10, Frontier channel 18, Xfinity channel 21 and Spectrum channel 19.


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