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‘Noticias Univision 41’ Wins Emmy for Medical Report

03/30/04 . Univision PR

New York, NY — “Noticias Univision 41” (Univision 41 News), the newscast of Gotham’s premier Spanish-language TV station, Univision 41 (WXTV) here, was honored in the 47th Annual New York Area Emmy Awards Sunday night with an Emmy for “Outstanding Health/Science Programming.”

The “Noticias Univision 41” Emmy-winning report is “Vacunar a Sus Niños: ¿Peor la Cura que la Enfermedad?”  (Vaccinating Our Young:  Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?).  It was seen on the Univision 41 news programs February 17, 18, and 19, 2003.  The Emmy-winning story was reported by “Noticias Univision 41” weekend anchor Olga Alvarez, produced by Naomi Pestana, and photographed by Hector J. Moya.

The New York Area Emmy, which recognizes excellence in television, is presented by the New York Chapter of the National Television Academy to programming seen in New York State and Northern New Jersey.  Programming honored Sunday night was seen between September 1, 2002 and August 31, 2003.

Univision Communications Inc. is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States.  Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 98% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 79% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 24 Univision Network television stations and 1 non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 31 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 68 radio stations in 17 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 4 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, and a 50% interest in Mexico-based Disa Records labels as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at  Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa’s pay television channels in the U.S., and a non-voting 27% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.

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Contact: Ted Faraone
WXTV Univision 41/New York
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