MIRAMAR, FL – (December 15, 2020) – The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Telemundo Puerto Rico / WKAQ-TV, Telemundo 51 Miami / WSCV, NBC 6 Miami / WTVJ, Telemundo 49 Tampa / WRMD and Telemundo 31 Orlando / WTMO with a combined 18 Suncoast Emmy® awards during the 44th annual awards gala that was held virtually on Saturday, December 12, 2020.

Telemundo Puerto Rico won eight awards across several categories, including “News Excellence” for the newscast Telenoticias Puerto Rico. Telemundo 51 took home four awards, including one in the category of “Promotion-News Promo-Image” for “Telemundo51, Contigo en la Distancia” campaign, and one award in the category of “Promotion-Program-Campaign” for “Clear The Shelters/Desocupar Los Albergues 2019.” NBC 6 Miami won one award in the category of “Talent-Reporter-Specialty-Assigment” for the “Chatgate Scandal” report. Telemundo 49 in Tampa, also won four awards in several categories including the award for “Crime-News” for “Soy Inocente en el Corredor de la Muerte.” Telemundo 31 in Orlando took home the award of “Journalistic Enterprise – No Time Limit” for “¡Siempre Contigo!.”

Below is the full list of wins for Telemundo Puerto Rico, Telemundo 51, NBC 6, Telemundo 49, and Telemundo 31

Telemundo Puerto Rico:

News Excellence: Telenoticias Puerto Rico

Newscast – Daytime – Larger Markets: Telenoticias 4:00PM

Newscast-Evening-Larger Markets: Telenoticias 5:00PM

Continuing Coverage – No Time Limit: Puerto Rico en Jaque

Team Coverage: La Gran Marcha

News Special: Telenoticias: Imagenes 2019

Politics/Government – News: El Poder de un Pueblo

Talent-Anchor-Weather: Brinvenido a mi Laboratorio Televirtual (Elizabeth Robaina)

Telemundo 51 Miami:

Weather – Program: Huracan 2020

Promotion-News Promo-Image: Telemundo 51, Contigo en la Distancia

Promotion – Program – Campaign: Clear The Shelters/Desocupar Los Albergues 2019

Talent-Reporter-General Assignment/Spot News: Alexis Boentes Al Aire (Alexis Boentes Arias)

NBC 6 Miami:

Talent-Reporter-Specialty Assignment: Chatgate Scandal (Sheli Muñiz)

Telemundo 49 Tampa:

Crime-News: “Soy Innocente en el Corredor de la Muerte”

Environment-News: Se nos Mueren Las Sirenas/Our Mermaids Are Dying

Promotion-Program-Single Spot: Juntos Podemos

Writer-News: Se nos Mueren Las Sirenas/Our Mermaids Are Dying (Brailyn Garcia)

Telemundo 31 Orlando

Journalistic-Enterprise – No Time Limit: ¡Siempre Contigo!

To access a list of all National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Regional Chapter’s 2020 Suncoast Regional Emmy® awardees, click here.

About NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations is the division of NBCUniversal that includes 42 NBC and Telemundo local television stations and subsidiary digital businesses serving 30 markets, a regional news network, multicast networks COZI TV and TeleXitos, and NBCLX, the division’s new TV/streaming network that serves adults 18-45, a group of out-of-home properties, a production company, an in-house marketing and promotions company. The local TV stations can be viewed in 38 percent of U.S. homes and in Puerto Rico and produce and deliver their local communities compelling and unique local news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports and entertainment programming across all platforms to help keep their English and Spanish-speaking audiences informed anytime and anywhere.


Jael Mejia