President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden Address Latino Voters In Exclusive Messages Airing Ahead of the Debate

Special Coverage Will Begin at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT and Stream Live on Noticias Telemundo’s Digital Platforms


MIAMI – October 21, 2020 – Noticias Telemundo announced its special primetime and multiplatform coverage of the final presidential debate on Thursday, Oct. 22 between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The pre-debate special coverage will include exclusive messages from both presidential candidates addressed to Latino voters. (You can request a transcript of the messages here)

José Díaz-Balart and Felicidad Aveleyra will anchor Noticias Telemundo’s special “Decision 2020” coverage together with Vanessa Hauc and Paulina Sodi live from Noticias Telemundo’s state-of-the-art studios at Telemundo Center. Senior Washington Correspondent Cristina Londoño will report live from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Noticias Telemundo’s digital news team will provide comprehensive coverage of the debate on with minute-by-minute updates, highlights and key takeaways.

Network coverage will begin at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT with a pre-debate special featuring reporting on the latest developments from the campaign trail. Following the debate, Noticias Telemundo’s network team will provide post-debate coverage and analysis.

Noticias Telemundo’s full debate coverage includes:

  • Noticias Telemundo’s on-air political analyst team of Victoria DeFrancesco Soto (assistant dean for civic engagement and a lecturer at the LBJ School of Public Affairs of Texas at Austin), Alfonso Aguilar (president of Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles) and Clarissa Martinez (vice president of policy and advocacy at UnidosUS)
  • Fact checks by T Verifica, Noticias Telemundo’s new fact-checking platform which will be providing fact checks on and on air. Viewers can also follow fact checks of the debate in Spanish and English through Telemundo’s chatbot on WhatsApp by adding the number +1 727 477 2212 and typing “Hola” or “Hello” in their first message, or via
  • Exclusive digital content presented by Noticias Telemundo correspondent Damià Bonmatí and other reporters contributing reporting and analysis
  • Simultaneous livestream on Noticias Telemundo’s new mobile app, and Noticias Telemundo’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter and Amazon’s Alexa

Continue to follow Noticias Telemundo’s coverage of the 2020 election across all of its platforms with the latest news, information and resources including:

● Telemundo’s Planifica Tu Voto tool -- an interactive, state-by-state guide which helps voters plan when and how they can vote this year

● The latest breaking news on Noticias Telemundo’s new mobile app

● Noticias Telemundo’s social-first franchise, #PolitiQué, a video series offering key information about this year’s election

Radar2020, Telemundo’s new digital English-language news commentary show on YouTube exploring politics and culture from a young Latino perspective

The special debate coverage is part of Telemundo’s Decision 2020 initiative, a non-partisan multiplatform news and civic engagement effort aimed at providing Latinos with comprehensive news, information and resources on the 2020 election. Telemundo’s dedicated landing page for Decision 2020 can be found at

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Alejandra Escobar

Specialist, News Publicity