TELEMUNDO BEEFS UP ITS ELECTION COVERAGE TEAM

Three Mexico-based journalists laid off after the closure of the “New York Times en Español” have been hired by Telemundo in advance of the 2020 elections.

Left to right, Natalia Gutiérrez joined the Telemundo digital team as Audience Development Manager, while Albinson Linares is Senior Digital Correspondent and, finally Marina Elisa Franco will be a News Digital Reporter.

Telemundo is placing a lot of bets on digital, with a website overhaul, a daily YouTube English-language newscast, a show produced for digital platform Quibi, and partnerships with fact-checking organizations PolitiFact and Animal Político

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