ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 10, 2012 – MundoHispánico and WUVG Univision 34 Atlanta have partnered to expand news content offerings across platforms for the Atlanta Hispanic community. “Noticias Univision 34,” the station’s local newscast airing at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., will feature a two-minute news capsule highlighting MundoHispánico’s top stories of the week every Thursday. The news capsule will include video from MundoHispánico’s news team, as well as high-profile events. Furthermore, WUVG Univision 34’s chief meteorologist, Eduardo Rodriguez, will be prominently featured in MundoHispánico providing the weekly weather forecast
“It is fundamental that we continue offering the Latino community with expanded local coverage,” said Gianncarlo Cifuentes, news director, WUVG Univision Atlanta. “Partnering with MundoHispánico will further strengthen our position in the market as we continue to serve our growing audience.”
“We’ve created a synergy between Atlanta’s most influential Hispanic news outlets,” said Anibal Torres, publisher of MundoHispánico. “This is a win-win partnership. With Univision Atlanta, both outlets will have increased visibility, and our community will have more access to news than ever before. We’re thrilled to provide this important service.”
MundoHispánico is Georgia’s oldest and largest Spanish language newspaper reaching more than 195,000 weekly readers. This year MundoHispánico was nationally recognized with 14 Jose Marti Awards for journalistic excellence at the Annual National Association of Hispanic Publications Conference. In addition, MundoHispánico also publishes a monthly parenting magazine “Padres & Hijos,” an annual yellow page directory “Páginas Amarillas de MundoHispánico,” several exclusive magazines on health, finance, and legal issues called Mundo Salud, Mundo Dinero, and Mundo Legal., a multimedia website www.mundohispanico.com, and a local online half off discount site www.alamitad.com. Every year in December, MundoHispánico hosts “Personajes Destacados,” an award ceremony that recognizes individuals whose contributions have improved the quality of life for members of Georgia’s community. MundoHispánico is a subsidiary of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a division of Cox Media Group, and property of Cox Enterprises, Inc.
WUVG Univision 34 Atlanta is Georgia’s first Spanish-language full-power TV broadcast station, owned and operated by the Univision Television Group. Covering all counties in the Atlanta DMA, Univision 34 Atlanta carries popular Univision network programming, in addition to its local news and “Nuestra Georgia” programs. In April 2011, the station launched “Noticias 34 Atlanta” anchored by Amanda Ramirez, the newscast airs weekdays at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. “Nuestra Georgia,” hosted by Mariela Romero, airs Saturdays at 6 p.m. and is also broadcast on Sundays at 7:30 a.m. on TeleFutura Atlanta, WUVG Univision 35 sister station. In 2011, the station was honored with four Emmy® awards from the Southeast Regional Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in television. WUVG Univision 34 Atlanta is active in many community outreach efforts and events throughout the year, including hosting several signature events annually, “Cinco de Mayo” in May and “Fiestas Patrias” in September.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 88% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, and a suite of six cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Clásico TV; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, a network of national and local online and mobile sites including Univision.com, which continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.