TELEMUNDO NEWS WINS EMMY® FOR COVERAGE OF THE ELECTION OF POPE FRANCIS
Miami -September 30 - Telemundo News’ coverage of the election of Pope Francis won an Emmy® Award at the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards hosted by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) during a gala ceremony in New York, the first time specific categories for Spanish-language television were included.
On March 13, 2013, the eyes of the world were on Rome when a papal conclave elected Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis- the church's first Latin American Pope. Telemundo News’ coverage of the event started from the moment the white smoke emanated from the Vatican and involved continuous updates and analysis on "Un Nuevo Día," "Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste" and "Noticiero Telemundo" as well as a live, one-hour special news program. Josí© Díaz-Balart headed the coverage direct from the Vatican along with reporters Rogelio Mora-Tagle and Vanessa Hauc, while Maria Celeste Arrarí¡s was at the helm from the network studios with special guests.
Telemundo News is a vital source of news for U.S. Hispanics. Its award-winning broadcasts include "Noticiero Telemundo", "Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste," and "Enfoque con Josí© Díaz-Balart", the news content of the morning program “Un Nuevo Dia”,as well as primetime specials, documentaries and breaking news reports. Its acclaimed team of anchors, correspondents and collaborators offers the latest information, interviews with headline makers and analysis about national and international events across all broadcast and digital platforms, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets. Noticias Telemundo is part of the Telemundo Network, a division of NBCUniversal.
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