MIAMI, FL,–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–March 9, 2004–María Elena Salinas, co-anchor for the Univision Network’s national newscast, Noticiero Univision, has been honored with the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s “Outstanding News Anchor Award” for 2004. She was unanimously chosen by the NHMC’s board of directors for her exceptional achievements in Spanish-language broadcast journalism.
The prestigious award was presented to Salinas at the NHMC’s 7th Annual Impact Awards Gala, which was held in Beverly Hills, California on March 5, 2004.
Salinas co-anchors Noticiero Univision since 1987. During her illustrious careeer, she has covered some of the most important news stories of our times, among them U.S. presidential elections, the funeral of Princess Diana in London, Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to Cuba, and the war with Iraq. Salinas has received numerous national recognitions, and is one of the most respected and admired Hispanic journalists in the U.S.
The National Hispanic Media Coalition is a non-profit coalition of Hispanic-American organizations that have joined together to address a variety of media related issues that affect the Hispanic-American community across the nation.
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 79% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 24 Univision Network television stations and 1 non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 31 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 68 radio stations in 17 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 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.
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