City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County
SANTA ANA (May 19,2014) – The public is invited to join the City Manager, Mayor and members of City Council for a special live telecast of Telemundo’s National News Program “Noticiero Telemundo” with host José Díaz-Balart, one of the most respected voices in Hispanic journalism in the United States. The live taping will occur on Wednesday, May 21 at 3:30pm in Downtown Santa Ana’s Second Street Promenade near Lola Gaspar and the Gypsy Den. The public is encouraged to come out early by 3:00pm, before the 3:30pm live newscast, for a chance to appear live on-camera during the background & crowd shots, receive a Telemundo goodie bag and also enjoy Downtown Santa Ana’s restaurants and food specials.
About José Díaz-Balart:
“Noticias Telemundo” anchor and “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart” host, José Díaz-Balart, is one of the most respected voices in Hispanic journalism in the United States. Díaz-Balart began his career in 1984, and since then he has witnessed and reported historic events for prestigious news media such as NBCNews and Telemundo. His achievements include being the only journalist to serve as news anchor on two national television networks in Spanish and English on the same day for an entire season. He has received numerous accolades for his work, including the George Foster Peabody Award, Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award, and the Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel News 2012 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Hispanic Television. More recently he was honored with the 2014 Life Achievement Award by the Hispanic Federation.