(LOS ANGELES--BUSINESS WIRE--Aug. 28, 2005) Univision 34 (KMEX-TV), the leading Spanish-language television station in the country, took home the gold Saturday night.
They won a total of four Emmys for the following categories:
- Outstanding Hard News Reporting: Claudia Botero
- Outstanding News Director: Horacio Cervantes
- Juried Award Winners:
- Creative Technical Crafts - Art Direction - Miguel Sanchez
- Creative Technical Crafts - Lighting Direction: El Grito
Mexico - Jeff Ravitz, Lighting Director
Tonight's winners competed against general market and Spanish-language nominees and were recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Science for their highly acclaimed news programming and talent. The winners were announced today, Saturday, August 27, 2005 during the 57th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards presentation at the Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre. Univision 34 received a total of eleven nominations and two Jury Award Winners.
"We are thrilled to be here once again among our peers and take part of such a prestigious award like the Emmys," said Jorge Delgado, Univision 34 president and general manager. "We continue to be committed to produce a top quality newscast, with top-notch professionals and to serve our viewers the best way possible. We are grateful to the academy for their support and validation of our work."
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 85% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 27 Univision Network television stations and 1 non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 33 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavision, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 66 radio stations in 16 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 www.univision.com. 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. For further information, please visit www.univision.net.