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September 19, 2014                                                                           703.528.5656 Ext. 108


KTDO Telemundo 48 El Paso Receives 7 EMMY Nominations



Washington, DC - KTDO Telemundo 48 El Paso was nominated for seven Lone Star EMMY awards.  The Lone Star EMMY Chapter serves 19 television markets in Texas and is chartered by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).  This is the third consecutive year that the ZGS television station and its newscast Telenoticias El Paso are nominated for this coveted local television broadcasting recognition.  


KTDO Telemundo 48 received the EMMY nominations in the following categories:


Historic Cultural News Single Story Series/Feature

Familia A Caballo, Alonso Velasquez, Reporter

Sports News Feature

La Lucha de la Lucha - Antonio Favela, Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer


Program Special/Series

Mexican Señor - Antonio Favela, Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer


On Camera Talent Anchor - Sports

Antonio Favela, Sports Anchor


Promotion News Promo Campaign/Image

Promo: Cobertura Inundación en Socorro, TX - Gabriel Preciado, News Reporter


General Assignment Report Within 24 hours

Pies de Acero - Gabriel Preciado, News Reporter/Producer


Feature News Report Serious Feature Series

Viviendo en el Infierno - Ricardo Vela, Reporter


The 12th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards will be held at the Bayou Music Center in Houston on Saturday, October 25, 2014. 

KTDO Telemundo 48 is owned by ZGS Communications, a Hispanic-owned media company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.  The company owns 9 Spanish-language television stations, representing the largest group of independent stations affiliated with the Telemundo network.  In addition, ZGS owns three radio stations serving Washington, DC and Tampa, and a Spanish-language web portal For over three decades, ZGS has been a leader in the industry with a profound commitment to localism and diversity; proudly serving and celebrating the Hispanic community with local news and programming on multiple platforms, as well as outreach, advocacy and grassroots events.


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