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MundoFox Announces New East Coast Bureau Based in N.Y. for Its National News Program

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Noticias MundoFox, the national network news program for U.S. Hispanic audiences, is proud to announce the opening of its New York City based news bureau to serve the East Coast. Leading the bureau is Peggy Carranza, who will serve as a Spanish-language contributor to MundoFox's national news division, providing daily news segments from the East Coast geared toward viewers nationally.

“Having an East Coast bureau solidifies our position as a truly national news program,” said Jorge Mettey, Senior Vice President of News. “Peggy's diverse journalistic experience in the industry brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team; she is the perfect individual to aid in our expansion to the East Coast.”

Carranza is a nationally-recognized journalist and correspondent with a long career in Hispanic broadcast TV. Prior to joining MundoFox, she was a correspondent for TV Martí and Univision in New York. She was also the host of Noticias GenTV for the Caracol network, where she specialized in covering national and international politics and economics. Carranza has national level experience in the industry, as a reporter, writer and producer for both the Telemundo national newscast and “Al Rojo Vivo,” one of the highest rated shows on Hispanic TV in the U.S. She began her journalistic career in Chicago where she served as a newscaster for Telefutura and a health reporter for Univision.

Carranza will lead the New York City bureau with a dedicated team covering news relevant to viewers both locally and nationally.

Noticias MundoFox is a national broadcast that is watched on the network's 50 affiliate stations in markets representing nearly 80% of U.S. Hispanic households. The network is available on broadcast over-the-air television, as well as through cable, satellite and telcom providers. Please visit www.mundofox.com for local channel listings.

About MundoFox

MundoFox is a joint venture between Fox International Channels (FIC), News Corporation's international multi-media business, and RCN, the leading Latin American television network and production company belonging to Organización Ardila Lülle (OAL). Together, FIC and RCN currently reach over 1.2 billion households worldwide with primetime comedies, dramas and daytime series, as well as factual, sports and lifestyle programming. Additionally both operate and program cable networks and twenty-four-hour global news channels. The new network, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, launched on August 13, 2012.

For more information, visit MundoFox online at http://us.mundofox.com.

MundoFox:
Steven Graciano, 310-444-8658
steven.graciano@fox.com
or
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Carolyn Berg, 305-860-1000 Ext. 178
cberg@jeffreygroup.com

 

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