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TELEMUNDO WINS TWO NATIONAL EMMY AWARDS FOR ITS EXCELLENCE IN NEWS AND SPORTS PROGRAMMING

Noticias Telemundo Was Awarded a News and Documentary Emmy Award in the Category of Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish

Telemundo Deportes Commentator Andres Cantor Won the Outstanding On-Air Personality in Spanish Award, His Sixth Sports Emmy

MIAMI – November 17, 2020 – Telemundo won two prestigious national Emmy Awards tonight during the “Los Emmys en Español” virtual award ceremony hosted by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The award ceremony recognized outstanding achievement in Spanish-language TV in the broadcast categories of daytime, news and sports programming.

Telemundo’s Emmy Award winners include:

News:

  • Noticias Telemundo was awarded a News and Documentary Emmy award in the category of Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish for “Los Niños Perdidos De Guatemala,” a probing look at human trafficking in Guatemala where thousands of Guatemalan babies have been stolen or sold. In a gripping story, Grace Gonzalez of Noticias Telemundo’s investigative unit, Noticias Telemundo Investiga, spoke with Guatemalans who were taken as babies and are now adults searching for their biological parents.

Sports:

  • Telemundo Deportes’ famed commentator Andrés Cantor was recognized with the Outstanding On-Air Personality in Spanish award, earning his sixth Emmy. Andres Cantor’s Emmy win recognizes his outstanding work during Telemundo’s coverage of FIFA Women’s World Cup France, in addition to the 2019 Copa America in Brazil and his extensive contributions to the network’s coverage of Premier League and other events and sports news via Telemundo’s documentary series, “Que Momento.” Traveling between France, Miami and Brazil during Telemundo’s 2019 “Summer of Soccer,” Andres Cantor played a pivotal role in Telemundo’s coverage of some of 2019’s most important moments in sports, simultaneously spearheading coverage for two tournaments across two continents.

Viewers can watch Telemundo live over the air, through the Telemundo app (available on Google Play Store, Apple Store, Roku, and Amazon), or by visiting Telemundo.com and also join the conversation via the network’s social media platforms (@Telemundo) on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

For more information, visit Telemundo.com and Emmys.com.

ABOUT NATAS

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational, and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the United States. Beyond awards, NATAS provides extensive educational programs through its foundation, including regional and national scholarships and Student Production Awards.

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Rebecca Brooks

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