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TELEMUNDO62 PHILADELPHIA TO AIR “UNIDOS EN TRADICIÓN,” A HALF-HOUR NEWS SPECIAL SHOWCASING LOCAL LATINO HOLIDAY TRADITIONS

Spanish-language program airs Sunday, December 23 at 6 PM ET, and will re-air multiple times throughout the week

Audiences can also watch the special online at Telemundo62.com

PHILADELPHIA (December 20, 2018) – Telemundo62 / WWSI will air “Unidos en Tradición” or “United in Tradition,” a 30-minute news special featuring local stories about holiday and Christmas traditions celebrated by the Latino community in the Greater Philadelphia area. Hosted by Telemundo62 anchor/reporter Iris Delgado and Telemundo62’s Primera Alerta meteorologist Violeta Yas, the show will feature holiday-themed, news stories about how local families are spending the December holidays, Hispanic businesses participating in Center City’s Christmas Village, as well as holiday recipes and cultural celebrations.

Telemundo62 Sports Anchor Jaime Becerril looks at the holiday musical tradition of “posadas” in Philadelphia. Primera Edición anchor Syrmarie Villalobos shows us the popular culinary custom of preparing Puerto Rican “pasteles” this time of year.

“Unidos en Tradición” is locally sponsored by Vital Support Home Care.

WHAT: Half-hour news special featuring local stories about holiday and Christmas traditions celebrated by the Latino community in the Greater Philadelphia region

WHEN: Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 6 PM to 6:30 PM

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 - 6 PM to 6:30 PM

Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 6 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE: Telemundo62 / WWSI (click here to check your local listings)

MEDIA: Click here to watch a promo for “Unidos en Tradicion” (United in Tradition)

ABOUT TELEMUNDO62 PHILADELPHIA / WWSI

Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo62 / WWSI is NBC’s Owned Television Stations local station serving Spanish-speaking viewers throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, including 18 counties across Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. Telemundo62 viewers start their mornings with Primera Edicion, an hour-long, local Spanish-language newscast airing weekdays at 6 a.m. and continue to receive the latest in local news and weather information during Al Mediodía, a 30 minute newscast airing weekdays at 12 p.m. Noticiero Telemundo62 is a locally produced, live Spanish-language newscast, airing weekdays at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Viewers turn to Noticiero Telemundo62 for local news, weather, sports and community coverage on-air and on the Telemundo62 app. For more information, visit Telemundo62.com

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