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November 9, 2015                                                                                  703-528-5656 Ext.108





WASHINGTON, DC - ZGS Communications is proud to announce that KTDO Telemundo 48 was recognized at the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Lone Star Chapter's 13th Annual Lone Star Emmy Awards. KTDO received two Emmys this past Saturday at the JW Marriott in Austin. This is the fourth consecutive year that Telenoticias El Paso is honored for excellence in journalism and production.


Telenoticias El Paso's first time winner Video Journalist Chantal Sansores won in the category Feature News Report - Light Feature/Series report Oficios Con Madres. Antonio Favela, Sports Anchor is recognized for a third time bringing an Emmy home for his sports series La Diva De La Lucha in the Sports - News Single Story/Series category.


"When we launched our newscast five years ago, we knew we had to work hard to earn our viewers' trust. These recognitions confirm the commitment that Telenoticias El Paso has to bring top quality reporting to our local community. We are extremely proud of all the nominees as well as the entire Telenoticias news team, commented Lorena Castaņeda Station Manager of KTDO Telemundo 48.


KTDO Telemundo 48 has continued to dominate in El Paso.  The station has been the primetime leader among several key demos for the second year in a row. KTDO Telemundo 48 led all stations in the market, regardless of language, Monday through Friday 6-10pm among Adults 25-54. Telenoticias El Paso, KTDO Telemundo 48's local newscast has also delivered double-digit growth in its audience from last year at both 5pm and 10pm among Adults 18-49 and 25-54. 

Source: Nielsen Media Research, July 2015 Sweeps, El Paso (Las Cruces) Designated Market Area.

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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