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10 EMMY Nominations for Telemundo Washington DC

WASHINGTON DC, May 25, 2016 ZGS Communications is delighted to announce that WZDC Telemundo Washington DC has been nominated for 10 EMMY Awards from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter, the most nominations received by a Spanish-language newscast in the Washington DC metro area.  Once again, Telemundo Washington DC continues to demonstrate its commitment to serve and inform the Hispanic community through outstanding journalism. 
The 58th National Capital Chesapeake Bay EMMY Awards Gala honors excellence in television production in variety of categories of the television industry including news and documentary shows, sports and entertainment programming, and craft categories.  The event will take place on Saturday, June 25 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.
"I am immensely proud of the entire Telenoticias Washington team and this milestone achievement. These nominations are a reflection of our commitment to quality, integrity and providing news of relevance to our community. These nominations are a true tribute to teamwork, and inspiration to keep Telemundo Washington DC growing. I could not be happier to be part of it,"  affirmed Maria Rozman, News Director of Telemundo Washington DC.
Telemundo Washington DC is making significant moves in local news this May, with double-digit growth across all key audiences Year-Year.  At 6pm, Telenoticias Washington delivers 17,000 total viewers Monday-Friday, garnering a 78% growth among Women 25-54 and a 29% growth among Adults 25-54 over May '15. Additionally, Telenoticias Washington doubles its audience at 11pm among Adults 25-54 Year-Year, and garners a stellar 45% Spanish-language late news share among Women 25-54.

The station's nominations include:
News Special
Daniel Rivera, Reporter/Script Writer
Anna Llargues, Producer
Feature News Report - Serious Series
Historias de El Salvador/ Stories from El Salvador
Roberto J.C. Gonzalez-Homs, Editor
Armando Trull, Reporter/Photographer
Maria Rozman, Producer
Health/Science - News Single Story
Moises Linares, Sports Journalist
Education: Schools - News Single Story/News Series
Sulema Salazar, Reporter
Religion - News Single Story/News Series
Sulema Salazar, Reporter
Historic/Cultural - News Single Story
Leonardo Feldman, Reporter
Roberto J.C. Gonzalez-Homs, Editor
Anna Llargues, Producer
Technology - News Single Story, News Feature/News Series
Claudia Curiel, Reporter
Promotion - News Promo - Single Spot
La Capital de los Secretos Sweeps Promo
Juosseef Alba, Editor
Segmento de Deportes (Sport Segment)
Moises Linares, Sports Journalist
Photographer - Video Essay (Single Camera Only)
Roberto J.C Gonzales - Homs, Photographer - Editor

Contact: Cynthia Martinez
703-528-5656 ext. 108
Source:  NSI Washington DC Live +SD overnights (4/28/16-5/24/16) 27 of 28 days.

About ZGS Communications

ZGS Communications is 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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