9NEWS/Telemundo Denver KDEN-TV Media Partnership
DENVER - In a joint announcement today, 9NEWS Vice-President and News Director Patti Dennis and Andres Chaparro, Station Manager for Telemundo Denver KDEN-TV, announced a new agreement bringing two new Spanish language newscasts to the Denver market.
Patti Dennis said, "This is an important announcement for the growing number of Spanish speaking residents in our viewing area. 9NEWS and Telemundo Denver KDEN-TV will give Colorado residents a new option that combines the strong journalism and newsgathering from 9NEWS with the innovative efforts of Telemundo Denver KDEN-TV."
Telemundo Denver KDEN-TV and 9NEWS will produce and air Noticiero Telemundo Denver in HD at 5:30pm and 10pm, Monday through Friday on KDEN-TV, Channel 25. The newscasts will be produced at the 9NEWS studios by Telemundo Denver's News Team, and will utilize assets gathered by the 9NEWS team.
Chaparro added, "Providing Spanish Language news to our local Hispanic Community in Colorado is a priority for us. Working in partnership with 9NEWS, the #1 news organization in Colorado, Telemundo Denver KDEN-TV will bring the best and most reliable news coverage in Spanish- language to Colorado."
Mark Cornetta, President and General Manager of 9NEWS, agreed. "These are the kinds of partnerships we love: the chance to team with a great organization like Telemundo in a way that really benefits the community. We are thrilled."
Noticiero Telemundo Denver will have its first broadcast on Monday, October 3rd, 2011.
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