KVDA


KVDA

Infobox_Broadcast
call_letters = KVDA
city =
station_
station_slogan =
station_branding = Telemundo 60
Noticiero 60
analog = 60 (UHF)
digital = 38 (UHF)
other_chs =
affiliations = Telemundo
network =
founded =
airdate = September 10, 1989
location = San Antonio, Texas
callsign_meaning =
former_callsigns =
former_channel_numbers =
owner = NBC Universal, Inc.
licensee = NBC Telemundo License Company
sister_stations =
former_affiliations =
effective_radiated_power = 5000 kW (analog)
1000 kW (digital)
HAAT = 456 m (analog)
414 m (digital)
class =
facility_id = 64969
coordinates = coord|29|17|39.4|N|98|15|31.8|W|type:landmark_scale:2000
homepage =

KVDA is the local Telemundo affiliate in San Antonio, Texas, USA owned by NBC Universal.

History

KVDA signed on September 10th, 1989 as a Telemundo affiliate from its 1989 to the present.

KVDA a full-service television station, owned and operated by NBC Universal and serves the San Antonio television market. as the Telemundo station. The station broadcasts in analog on UHF channel 60 and in digital on UHF channel 38.KVDA is a television station and runs programming from the Telemundo network and is a full-power television station that operates with 5000 kw of power.

In 2009, KVDA will remain on its current pre-transition channel number, 38.http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-06-1082A2.pdf] [http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/forms/prod/cdbsmenu.hts?context=25&appn=101233476&formid=387&fac_num=10758 CDBS Print ] ] However, through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers will display KVDA's virtual channel as 60.

Noticiero 60

"Noticiero 60" was the name of KVDA's newscast that began in 1989 and within one ratings period beat the competition KWEX's that had led the market at the time for almost 30 years. In 2007 budget cuts announced by Telemundo's parent company NBC-Universal replaced the local newscast with a regional newscast based out of the new Production Center in Dallas, which houses newscasts of sister station KXTX.Fact|date=May 2007 At the time national organization such as the NAHJ National Association of Hispanic Journalists criticized the move and issue formal statements against parent company NBC-Universal [ [http://www.nahj.org/nahjnews/articles/2006/october/telemundo.shtml The National Association of Hispanic Journalists ] ]

Former Noticiero 60 staff (1989 to pre-2007)

*Ana Abud
*Patrick Ayarzagoitia, photographer, editor
*Phillip Benavidez
*Angel Covarrbias, reporter, anchor (now Univision Corpus Christi, Texas)
*Patricio Espinoza founding news director, anchor, Texas correspondent
*Grace Fabion, weathercaster
*Frank Fleenor, engineer
*Jorge Galvez
*Dan Garcia (now News Director at KAUZ, Wichita Falls, TX)
*Adan Garza
*Mike Guerrero, photographer
*Victor Landa, news director
*Connie Larios
*Carlos Leos
*Sarah Lora, reporter, anchor (now working as market leader for Burson-Marsteller office in Puerto Rico)
*Nancy Lozano
*Fabian Magaloni
*Danny Martinez, photographer, editor, assignments editor
*Enrique Martinez
*Pablo Montez
*Jaime Parra
*Johnny Pounce
*James Peluffo
*Helen Pena
*Jesse P. Perez
*Mike Pesina
*Rapido Rodriguez, sportscaster
*Mario Rios, photographer
*Alejandrina Rosales
*Raul Saenz
*J.J Saenz, photographer
*Joe Sandoval, assignments editor
*Claudia Solis
*Roger Topping, chief engineer

References

External links

*TVQ|KVDA
*BIA|KVDA|TV|TV


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