Telemundo has discovered its new lead night information anchor.
The NBCUniversal-owned Spanish language community has named Julio Vaqueiro anchor of its signature night information program Noticias Telemundo. Along with anchoring the 6:30 PM newscast, Vaqueiro will contribute to the community’s breaking information and particular occasions protection.
He strikes to six:30 after having anchored Telemundo’s 11:35 PM nightly newscast, which the community launched final 12 months. He first joined Telemundo in 2017 because the anchor of the weekend program Noticias Telemundo Fin de Seman, and earlier than that labored on the community’s Los Angeles affiliate.
Vaqueiro succeeds José Díaz-Balart, who stepped apart from the newscast earlier this month after 12 years to re-join MSNBC as a dayside anchor. Díaz-Balart additionally continues to work for Telemundo, anchoring month-to-month specials and protecting breaking information occasions.
“Julio embodies the fervour for information and rigorous reporting which can be on the core of what we stand for at Noticias Telemundo,” mentioned Luis Fernandez, president of Noticias Telemundo, in a press release. “Julio has constantly delivered impactful and rigorous journalism throughout a number of anchoring roles, and we’re thrilled he will probably be bringing his integrity, distinctive voice and dedication to our viewers to our flagship newscast.”