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For Immediate Release                                                                                   
September 8, 2017

  WASHINGTON REDSKINS NAME TELEMUNDO WASHINGTON DC OFFICIAL HISPANIC TV PARTNER

Telemundo Washington DC and the Washington Redskins to provide Spanish-language Redskins content
 
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Redskins and Telemundo Washington DC announced today a partnership, making Telemundo Washington DC the official Hispanic Television partner of the team. Telemundo will begin covering the team and providing information on the Redskins in Spanish on Sunday, Sept. 10 to coincide with the team's home opener.
 
The partnership will produce timely and relevant Spanish-language Redskins content including articles, videos and news coverage which will air on Telemundo Washington DC's Telenoticas Washington, DC at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Telemundo Washington DC will also feature a 30-minute exclusive story on the Washington Redskins 2017 season.  Additionally, a series of articles will be translated to Spanish to be featured on the Washington Redskins' "en Español" webpage ( www.redskins.com/enespañol) and Telemundo Washington DC's webpage ( www.holaciudad.com).
 
"Telemundo Washington DC is delighted to partner with the Redskins and share exclusive Spanish-language content with our viewers," said Sandra Vera, Vice President of National Sales.
 
"The Redskins are excited to be teaming up with Telemundo Washington DC to bring unique and timely content in Spanish," said Terry Bateman, CMO of the Washington Redskins.
 
In celebration of the new partnership and to honor the Hispanic community, Telemundo Washington DC will participate in the team's National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration during the Washington Redskins vs. Oakland Raiders game on Sept. 24. Moises Linares, Sports Anchor of Telenoticias Washington, DC, will represent Telemundo Washington DC at the game.
 
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ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with 11 others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snyder since 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.
 
ABOUT TELEMUNDO WASHINGTON DC: Telemundo Washington DC  is owned by ZGS Communications, a Hispanic-owned media company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia that owns or operates 9 Spanish-language television stations, representing the largest group of independent stations affiliated with the Telemundo television network.  Telemundo Washington DCprides itself on its commitment to service, local programming, and the celebration of Hispanic heritage. Telemundo, a U.S. Spanish-language television network is the essential entertainment, news, and sports source for Hispanics. Broadcasting unique national and local programming for the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, Telemundo reaches 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets. Visit Telemundo Washington DC on www.holaciudad.com
 

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Washington Redskins
 
Contacts:                  Tony Wyllie                                           wylliet@redskins.com                                      703-726-7135
Ross Taylor                                          taylorr@redskins.com                                      703-726-7368
Zena Lewis                                          lewisz@redskins.com                                       703-726-7422
Tish Carmona                                      carmonat@redskins.com                                  703-726-7077
 
Telemundo Washington DC
 
Contacts:                 Sandra Vera                                        svera@zgsgroup.com                                      571-279-6807
Jacinto Vargas                                   jvargas@zgsgroup.com                                     571-279-6814
Melissa Perez                                    mperez@zgsgroup.com                                    703-229-4930

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