María Elena Salinas with José Díaz-Balart during the recent Noticias Telemundo coverage of the Mexican elections

Acclaimed Hispanic journalist María Elena Salinas will join Noticias Telemundo’s coverage of the inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador from the Zócalo in Mexico City this Saturday, December 1 starting at 11 AM/10 central

Miami –November 29, 2018 – Noticias Telemundo announced the incorporation of María Elena Salinas, host and executive producer of Investigation Discovery’s “Real Story with María Elena Salinas,” as a guest journalist on “AMLO: Presidente de México” and its 360° coverage of the Mexican presidential inauguration. “AMLO: Presidente de México” will air on Telemundo network and the Hispanic network’s news department’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube properties this Saturday, December 1 staring at 11 AM/10 central. Salinas’s presence will strengthen the most complete coverage of a Mexican presidential inauguration in the history of Spanish-language television in the United States.

María Elena Salinas, one of the most influential and respected journalists in the United States, will be in Mexico City’s Zócalo as part of a news deployment led by Peabody- and Emmy®-award winning Noticias Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart, along with presenters Julio Vaqueiro, Felicidad Aveleyra and Paulina Sodi and nearly a dozen correspondents. This will be Salinas’s second time as a guest journalist for Noticias Telemundo.

“Noticias Telemundo” is a leading news provider for U.S. Hispanics. Its award-winning television news broadcasts, airing from the Telemundo Center, include the daily newscast “Noticias Telemundo” with José Díaz Balart, “Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana” with Julio Vaqueiro, “Noticias Telemundo Mediodía” with Felicidad Aveleyra, the “Un Nuevo Día” news segment with Paulina Sodi, and the Sunday current affairs show “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart.” The “Noticias Telemundo Digital Team” provides uninterrupted content to U.S. Hispanics via its growing online and mobile platforms. “Noticias Telemundo Investiga” produces investigations, reports and in-depth documentaries. “Noticias Telemundo” also airs news specials, documentaries and news events such as political debates, forums and town halls.

Contact: Camilo Pino. Publicity Director, Telemundo Network News/C: 305.322.9584/E: A: Telemundo Center, 2350 NW 117th Place, Miami, FL 33182

About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 27 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships.  As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.