MCALLEN, TX – (March 16, 2020) – Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley / KTLM today announced that Jorge Almaraz has been named News Anchor for Noticias Telemundo 40, KTLM’s local newscast that airs weekdays at 11:00 AM, 4:00 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM and weekends at 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM. He will take the anchor desk late March 2020.

“We are very excited to have Jorge Almaraz join our team. I am sure that his experience and energy will help us to continue developing our news content as well as the great connection we currently have with our audience in the Rio Grande Valley.” said MiguelÁngel López, Vice President of news, Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley.

Almaraz has more than 25 years of experience in the communication and production of informative content for television and radio in Mexico. He developed his career at Televisa Corporation SA, Grupo ACIR SAR, Grupo Radio Formula, among others. Almaraz presented “Las Noticias” morning edition in Televisa Monterrey and Ciudad Juarez. In Addition, he worked as news Director at Televisa Bajio as well as a Host of the morning news “Buenos Dias Bajio”. Almaraz holds a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Communication from La Salle Campus Leon, Guanajuato.

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About Telemundo 40 Rio Grande Valley

Telemundo 40 / KTLM is Telemundo’s local television station serving Spanish-speaking viewers throughout South Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, the tenth largest Hispanic television market in the country. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 40 delivers viewers the most-up-to-date local breaking news, weather forecasts, sports and entertainment programming across all platforms. Telemundo 40 is strongly committed to the community it serves and works with local organizations that are helping to address viewers’ needs in the areas of education, health and immigration, among others. For more information, visit


Laura Repreza