Miramar, FL – (June 19, 2019) – The Pacific Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Science awarded NBC 7 San Diego / KNSD, Telemundo 20 / KUAN and Telemundo Las Vegas / KBLR with a total of 26 Pacific Southwest Emmy® awards during the June 15 awards gala held at the M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas.

NBC 7 San Diego was recognized with 12 Pacific Southwest Emmy® awards including, Newscast – Evening, Newscast – Morning and Team Coverage. Telemundo 20 was presented with nine awards including Newscast – Evening, Journalistic Enterprise and On-Camera Talent – Weather. In addition, Telemundo Las Vegas won a total of five awards, including News – Crime – Single story and News – Politics/Government.

Below is the full list of awards received by NBC 7 San Diego, Telemundo 20 and Telemundo Las Vegas:

NBC 7 San Diego

  • Newscast - Evening - Larger Markets: NBC 7 News at 11: West Fire, Cameran Biltucci, Dan Geduld, Gabriella Rodriguez, Rene Gonzalez, Stacy Garcia, Llarisa Abreu, Scott Baird, Dita Quiñones, Brooks Beckman.
  • Newscast - Morning - Larger Markets: NBC 7 News Today - Mass Shooting & Wildfire Danger, David Yim, Andrew Madarang, Christopher Galvan, Liberty Zabala, Nicholas Kjeldgaard, Audra Stafford, MaryEllen Eagelston, Calvin Pearce, Jon Brady.
  • Team Coverage: Borderline Shooting, Claudine Contreras, Sage Pierce, Chuck Westerheide, Mark Leimbach, Bobby Prom, Mark Mullen, Audra Stafford, Lindsay Hood, Calvin Pearce.
  • Breaking/Spot News Coverage: Watch Out For the Airplane, Joe Little, Mark Leimbach, Alexander Nguyen, Lindsay Hood.
  • News - Business/Consumer - Single Story or Series: NBC 7 Responds: Looking out for San Diego, Bob Hansen, Mark Sackett, Erica Byers.
  • News - Health/Science - Single Story or Series: Anything For A Cure, JW August, Tom Jones.
  • Interview/Discussion - Program or Special: 49th District Debate Special, Matthew Lewis, Conor Lawrence Volk, Alex Presha, Daniel Freeman.
  • Public/Current/Community Affairs - Program or Special: Flood of Distrust: The Story of San Diego's Mismanaged Water Department, Bob Hansen, Tom Jones, Dorian Hargrove, Mark Sackett, Erica Byers, Tiffany Gonzalez.
  • Director – Newscast: 2018 Director Composite, Conor Lawrence Volk.
  • On-Camera Talent - Reporter Live: You Want Me Live? Fine! We're Doing It My Way!, Joe Little.
  • Video Journalist - Within 24 Hours: Yes, I'm at NBC7 Now, Joe Little.
  • Writer – News: Golf, A Love Story, Greg Bledsoe.

Telemundo 20

  • Newscast - Evening - Larger Markets: Telemundo 20 a Ambos Lados De La Frontera, Diana Díaz, María José Duran, Melissa Sandoval, Marinee Zavala, Mirsha Arambula, Lizzet López, Víctor Rodríguez Tafoya, Ana Cristina Sánchez, Rigoberto Villalobos, Alejandro Alejandre, Carlos Mauricio Ramírez, Guadalupe Zenegas.
  • Journalistic Enterprise: La Caravana Migrante en Vivo desde Mexico, Rigoberto Villalobos, Diana Díaz, Maria José Duran, Alejandro Alejandre, Víctor Rodríguez Tafoya.
  • Audio - Post Production: World Cup 2018 - PROMO, Luigi Rizzo.
  • Editor - Short Form: T20 Image Promo "FIFA World Cup San Diego teaser", Luigi Rizzo.
  • On-Camera Talent – Reporter: Para mis padres, Rigoberto Villalobos.
  • On-Camera Talent – Sports: Made in Venezuela, Built in the U.S., Carlos Mauricio Ramirez.
  • On-Camera Talent – Weather: La Autoridad en El Tiempo Antes, Durante y Después de la Tormenta, Ana Cristina Sánchez.
  • Writer - Short Form: T20 News Image Promo "Será", Antonio Ortoll.
  • Director – Short Form Mossy Nissan “Telenovela”, Antonio Ortoll.

Telemundo Las Vegas

  • News – Crime – Single Story or Series: La noche de las 1.058 balas, Antonio Texeira, Andy Quiñones.
  • News – Technology – Single Story or Series: La Herramienta del Futuro, Leticia Castro.
  • News – Politics/Government – Single Story or Series: Fleeing from Nicaragua, Antonio Texeira.
  • On-Camera Talent – Anchor: Claudia de la Fuente – News Anchor, Claudia De La Fuente.
  • On-Camera Talent – Sports: Sports Anchor, Manuel Rivera.

About NBC 7 San Diego

Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC 7 San Diego / KNSD provides more than 34 hours of local news and programming every week including exclusive news franchises NBC 7 Investigates, NBC 7 Responds and Down to Earth with Dagmar. In addition, NBC 7 is proud to produce local shows Politically Speaking & SoundDiego. NBC7 is San Diego’s media leader delivering news and information across the main broadcast, at, through multiple over the top platforms and social media. NBC 7 proudly collaborates with many local non-profit organizations to give back to the community we proudly live in and serve. COZI TV, the station’s digital network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series, hit movies and original programming.

About Telemundo 20

Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 20 San Diego / KUAN-D1 / KNSD-D3 is Telemundo’s local television station serving nearly 1 million Hispanic viewers in the San Diego market. As one of 18 stations that make up the Telemundo Station Group, Telemundo 20 San Diego delivers its viewers 10 hours of live, locally produced news every week across all platforms. The station’s newscasts feature local breaking news, exclusive “First Alert” weather forecasts, sports reports as well as international news. Telemundo 20 provides coverage viewers can count on across all platforms, including online at, via its dedicated station app and through its social media channels. Telemundo 20 also delivers Spanish-speaking viewers world-class programming produced by Telemundo Network.

About Telemundo Las Vegas

Telemundo Las Vegas / KBLR is Telemundo’s local television station, serving the Spanish-speaking community in the Las Vegas market. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo Las Vegas has been delivering local news, information and entertainment to viewers throughout Southern Nevada for nearly 20 years. Viewers turn to Telemundo Las Vegas for breaking news, weather and sports headlines across a variety of platforms, including online at and via mobile and social media channels. Telemundo Las Vegas demonstrates its commitment to the community by cultivating local partnerships and capturing the diversity of Southern Nevada.



NBC 7 San Diego / Telemundo 20

Sergio Hernandez

(619) 578-04-13


Telemundo Las Vegas

Gloria L. Flores

(817) 550-38-79