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November 13, 2017                                                                                 (703) 528-5656 x 108 
KTDO Telemundo 48 Wins 5 Lone Star  EMMY® Awards
El Paso, TX - November 13, 2017 - ZGS Communications is proud to announce that KTDO Telemundo 48's local news broadcast, Telenoticias El Paso, was honored with five Lone Star EMMY® awards, garnering 9 coveted statues, at the 15th Annual Lone Star EMMY® Awards Gala on November  11.  The local chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognizes excellence in television production in a variety of categories of the television broadcasting industry including; news and documentary shows, sports and entertainment programming. Lone Star EMMY® represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all of Texas' 19 television markets.

The Lone Star EMMY® wins reinforce KTDO's commitment to providing viewers with relevant and local news and information.  " We are humbled by this honor and believe it comes as a result of our unwavering commitment to serve our viewers, our community, and our sponsors. We are very proud of all the recipients and the entire news team for their dedication and quality of work,"  commented Lorena Castaneda, KTDO's Station Manager.

KTDO's award-winning stories include:

Historic/Cultural - News Single Story/Feature/News Series
Ave De Combate
Claudia Chantal Sansores, Reporter

Human Interest - News Feature
Sol, Ingenio Y Perseverancia
Ivette Sanchez, News Reporter

Human Interest - News Series
180 Segundos Sin Muro Fronterizo
Ivette Sanchez, News Reporter
Ricardo Ponce, Photographer
Oscar Soto, Photographer

Sports - News Feature
El Lado Obscuro Del Boxeo
Antonio Favela, Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer
Oscar Ortega, Photographer
Oscar Soto, Photographer

General Assignment Report - Within 24 Hours
"Córima" Sin Fronteras
Claudia Chantal Sansores, Multi Media Journalist

For a complete list of all awardees, go to
KTDO Telemundo 48  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. KTDO prides 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 KTDO Telemundo 48 on


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