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KWEX 41 Univision San Antonio celebrates opening of new downtown television studio

KWEX 41 Univision  is expanding its footprint in San Antonio with the addition of a new studio to be located inside the Texas A&M – San Antonio Educational and Cultural Arts Center (ECAC) at 101 South Santa Rosa in Downtown beginning on Wednesday, February 19.  The downtown studio will facilitate live interviews for the local newscasts and the station’s morning show allowing Texas A&M – San Antonio communications students to experience firsthand the mentorship of journalism professionals who work at KWEX- TV.  

“Univision San Antonio’s partnership with Texas A&M – San Antonio further showcases Univision’s commitment to investing in our future generation of leaders and expanding our presence in San Antonio,” said, Jeff Zimmerman, vice president and general manager of KWEX 41 Univision San Antonio. “This beautiful new venue commemorates the Latino culture of our city and we could not have picked a better location than this in the heart of San Antonio.”

“Here in the heart of El Mercado – La Zona Cultural, Texas A&M – San Antonio students will gain invaluable insight in the heartbeat of our city as they work alongside Univision reporters – truly opening the doors of learning. This partnership will benefit not only our University students but our entire community,” said Dr. Maria Hernandez Ferrier, president of Texas A&M – San Antonio.

The first broadcast show from the Univision studio – downtown will air on February 19 during the morning show, “Despierta San Antonio” (Wake-up San Antonio).  

 

For more information contact:

Brenda Jimenez – Marketing/Community Affairs Manager

(210) 610- 4170

bjimenez@univision.net

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching approximately 96% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching approximately 89% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional  suite of six cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico, as well as Uforia, the leading Hispanic digital music service; UVideos, the first bilingual digital video network serving Hispanic America; an Interactive network of online and mobile apps and products including Univision.com, which continues to be the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. UCI’s assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a new 24-hour English-language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a news, pop culture and satire TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit Univision.net.