TELEMUNDO LAUNCHES NEW PUBLIC AFFAIRS SHOW ‘ENFOQUE’

TELEMUNDO LAUNCHES NEW PUBLIC AFFAIRS SHOW ‘ENFOQUE’

José Díaz-Balart Hosts First Ever Spanish-Language Public Affairs Program


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MIAMI, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 12, 2002–Beginning this Sunday, September 15, 2002, journalist José Díaz-Balart will host ENFOQUE (9:30AM ET), Telemundo’s first-ever public affairs program exploring government and public affairs issues affecting Hispanics in the United States and around the world.

Well-respected journalist Díaz-Balart, a veteran of international broadcast news, brings extensive experience reporting as anchor and correspondent on both, English and Spanish-language television, for different networks including Telemundo, CBS, and Univision.

The half-hour program, broadcast every month from the nation’s capital, will include in-depth interviews with prominent government and political figures. This Sunday’s edition, on September 15, will feature special guest Congressman Robert Menéndez of New Jersey, who is also Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus.

“The program will present the human side of our community leaders, senators and congress members as well as their political role. ENFOQUE will cover the most important current issues facing our community with a personal touch,” stated Díaz-Balart.

Telemundo, the fastest growing U.S. Spanish-language television network, reaches 90% of Hispanic viewers. Telemundo Communications Group, Inc. owns and operates ten U.S. full-power UHF stations serving the eight largest Hispanic markets, and also owns and operates the leading full-power television station and related production facilities in Puerto Rico. Telemundo is operated by NBC.

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Gerardo Oyola

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TELEMUNDO LAUNCHES NEW PUBLIC AFFAIRS SHOW ‘ENFOQUE’