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TELEMUNDO 52 LOS ANGELES WINS FOUR EMMY AWARDS DURING THE 72ND ANNUAL LOS ANGELES AREA EMMY AWARDS

KVEA’s Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 6 AM recognized as Best Morning Newscast in Los Angeles

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA (July 20, 2020) – Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA, Telemundo’s west coast flagship station, received top honors during the 72nd Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards ceremony bringing home four Emmy Awards. The live virtual event was held on Saturday, July 18.

Telemundo 52’s award winning newscast, Noticiero 52 a las 6 AM, was once again recognized with the prestigious award in the category of “Regularly Scheduled Daily Morning Newscast.” Co-hosted by Alejandra Ortiz and Guillermo Ochoa and alongside an award-winning news team, the newscast delivers the latest breaking news and information for Spanish-speaking viewers in Southern California.

The station was also recognized for excellence in journalism including awards for its weekly education news series “Pizarrón 52”, live breaking news coverage of the 2019 Tick fire which devastated the Santa Clarita Valley and best crime/social issues news story for “Mercancía Carnal” which brings focus to the issue of human trafficking in Los Angeles.

“We are incredibly honored to be recognized by the academy,” said Celia Chavez, President and General Manager of Telemundo 52. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to give our community a voice through powerful storytelling that sheds light on their daily struggles and celebrates victories to help empower Latinos to move forward.”

Telemundo 52’s 2020 Los Angeles area Emmy Award wins include:

  • Regularly Scheduled Daily Morning Newscast: Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 6 AM
  • News Series – “Pizarrón”
  • Live Coverage of an Unscheduled News Event – “Tick Fire”
  • Crime/Social Issues News Story – “Mercancía Carnal"

About Telemundo 52 Angeles

Telemundo 52 / KVEA is Telemundo’s west coast flagship local television station serving Spanish-speaking viewers in the Los Angeles market. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 52 has been delivering local news, information and entertainment to viewers throughout Southern California for nearly 30 years, reaching viewers in five counties. Viewers turn to Telemundo 52 for breaking news, weather and sports headlines across a variety of platforms, including online at Telemundo52.com and via mobile and social media channels. Telemundo 52 also produces the popular 30-minute lifestyle program “Acceso Total” which airs weekdays and features national entertainment news, celebrity interviews, as well as the latest in music, culture and social trends. Today, Telemundo 52 produces nearly 30 hours of local news and programming each week and demonstrates its commitment to the community by cultivating local partnerships and capturing the diversity of Southern California.

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Media Contact: Lizette Carbajal, Telemundo 52, lizette.carbajal@nbcuni.com / 818.281.9590