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Comcast-NBCUniversal: Telemundo Stations Round Out Telemundo Deportes’ 2018 Fifa World Cup Russia Coverage

This is the largest group of Telemundo station journalists to ever report from an international, live sporting event.

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

Anchors Rodrigo Arana from Telemundo Chicago, Adriana Delgado from Telemundo 51 Miami, Erik Mora from Telemundo 39 Dallas-Fort Worth, Alejandro Navarro from Telemundo 52 Los Angeles and Ubaldo Martinez from Telemundo Houston will cover all 2018 World Cup moments for Telemundo's local audiences.


Telemundo Station Group today announced it's dispatching a team of local station journalists from stations in Los Angeles, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, McAllen and its news bureaus in Washington, D.C. and Miami to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The station group's team consists of 12 sports and news anchors, photographers and producers. This is the largest group of Telemundo station journalists to ever report from an international, live sporting event. Telemundo's local journalists will round out Telemundo Deportes' coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ by delivering local audiences the most relevant and compelling coverage about all 32 competing teams across the stations' on-air, digital and mobile platforms. The stations' mobile apps will also help soccer enthusiasts watch livestreams of the games and receive their World Cup news and sports updates wherever they go.

"In less than three weeks, viewers everywhere will be able to watch Telemundo and our stations present the most comprehensive coverage of our first-ever World Cup. Thanks to the innovations we have made to our station's digital and mobile products, we're excited to bring the World Cup excitement to soccer fans everywhere through our multi-platform coverage," said Manuel Martinez, President, Telemundo Station Group. "Whether you're at home watching the games on your TV or a livestream of the matches on our station apps during your commute, our stations will help fans everywhere feel like they're in Russia living every World Cup moment."

With special local shows and segments like "Acceso Rusia" (Russia Access), "Hoy En Rusia" (Today in Russia), "Recorriendo Rusia" (Traveling Through Russia) and complimented with distinctive local digital content like interactive games, score cards and the ability to watch live games from Telemundo owned station apps, the Telemundo stations will capture every heart-pumping soccer match for local Latino audiences everywhere.

"Working closely with our partners at the Telemundo Station Group, Telemundo Deportes will provide the most complete and authentic coverage of the World Cup in Spanish language exclusively," said Ray Warren, President, Telemundo Deportes. "We hope our viewers will join us for the entire journey from June 14th through the Final game on July 15th."

The station group's on-air team includes WSNS sports anchor Rodrigo Arana, WSCV news anchor Adriana Delgado, KXTX sports anchor Erik Mora, KVEA sports anchor Alejandro Navarro and KTMD sports anchor Ubaldo Martinez. Beginning June 13, news anchor Adriana Delgado will deliver feature stories focusing on the World Cup and the competing teams to local audiences everywhere. Sports anchors Rodrigo Arana and Alejandro Navarro will deliver live reports from Russia, including up-to-date team scores for Telemundo stations' early, afternoon and evening newscasts. Sports anchors Erik Mora and Ubaldo Martinez will travel all throughout Russia to capture and personalize every World Cup minute for the stations' local audiences as the teams face one another to claim the coveted trophy. The station group's Washington, D.C. and Miami bureau photographers and producers will support the station group's unprecedented international live event coverage.

As the exclusive Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, Telemundo will provide extensive multimedia coverage including more than 1,500 hours of 2018 World Cup coverage across all platforms for Telemundo Network, Telemundo stations and cable network Universo. Telemundo and its local stations as well as sister cable network Universo will broadcast all 64 games live: 56 games will air on Telemundo and eight will air on Universo. The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will take place from June 14 to July 15, 2018.

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Connecticut Craft Breweries Get Hopped on Comcast Business Services

Robust internet and phone services are essential ingredients to the success of small businesses in a growing beer market.

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

Robust internet and phone services are essential ingredients to the success of small businesses in a growing beer market.

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Comcast Creates Digital Mosaic In Celebration Of The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

People across the nation can visit VisionsOfKing.com to upload photos and videos demonstrating their vision of the civil rights activist's dream.

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

The impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s work has continued to serve as an inspiration to many. In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King, and in honor of MLK Day, Comcast NBCUniversal launched VisionsOfKing.com, an interactive online platform where people can upload photos and videos through Instagram, sharing how they keep Dr. King's vision alive.

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'NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt' Finishes 2018 On Top

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is the #1 most-watched evening broadcast in the key news demo for the week of December 31, according to Nielsen Media Research data.

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

Nightly News continues as the #1 most-watched evening newscast season-to-date in the demo most valued by news advertisers, delivering its largest demo lead over CBS in five seasons.

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The NBCUniversal Foundation, NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations to Present "Project Innovation" Grants to Nonprofits

New Project Innovation websites in English and Spanish launch today to help bilingual non-profit organizations access the information they need to apply and be considered for a grant.

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

The NBCUniversal Foundation, in partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, today announced the return of "Project Innovation" in 11 communities across the country. Project Innovation is a competitive grant challenge that will award nearly $2.5 million in grants in 2019, to local non-profit organizations that are addressing local community issues through innovative solutions in the areas of storytelling, community engagement, culture of inclusion and youth education. Grant applications open on January 11, 2019 and close on February 15, 2019. Applications can be previewed at www.nbcuprojectinnovation.com. To preview the application in Spanish, visit www.nbcuproyectoinnovacion.com. Project Innovation 2019 grant winners will be announced in April 2019.

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PRIDE on Xfinity X1: The Best LGBTQ Destination Just Got Better

Customers can browse and discover the entire catalog of LGBTQ movies and shows by simply saying "Pride" or "LGBTQ."

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

With the recent launch of Amazon Prime Video on Xfinity X1, our customers can now find even more LGBTQ programming in once place, fully integrated with our X1 platform, including more than 1,200 LGBTQ movies and TV shows fully integrated from hundreds of networks, studios and streaming services, including:

  • Prime Video's After Louie, The L Word, Moonlight, One Mississippi, and This is Me
  • Netflix's Orange is the New Black, Alex Strangelove, and Grace and Frankie
  • Here TV's Lilting, Beautiful Boxer, Too Cool for Christmas, and Show Business
  • Frameline's Expanding Gender: Youth Out Front
  • Logo's TransMilitary, and Light In the Water
  • Breaking Glass Picture's The Cost of Love
  • I'm From Driftwood's What Was It Like?

While some video platforms become more complex to navigate as more content is added, our X1 voice remote makes finding your favorites as easy as saying them out loud. Customers can browse and discover the entire catalog of LGBTQ movies and shows by simply saying "Pride" or "LGBTQ" or search specific film titles like "The Danish Girl" or "Disobedience" to find LGBTQ programming.

Our X1 LGBTQ Film and TV destination is the first diverse, community endorsed LGBTQ entertainment experience in the home, and on the go with Xfinity Stream. Featuring one of the most complete libraries of LGBTQ entertainment available anywhere, Xfinity enlists the LGBTQ community to help shape a unique collection of important and entertaining stories representing a rich diversity of experiences, and uniquely curated by identity, community, and history.

And now, with the integration of Amazon prime Video, our collection is better than ever.

Hiring Our Heroes and Comcast NBCUniversal: Connecting Veteran and Military Spouse Talent with Opportunity

While our country's Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsman are courageously serving our nation, their family members are at home serving as well, because when one serves, the whole family serves.

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

Military spouses serve by enriching the area they temporarily call home, holding together the household, and enduring deployments or extended training exercises. Yet due to the military lifestyle, many have to press pause on their career or settle for jobs that do not align with their experience.

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