SAN ANTONIO, TX – July 15, 2019 – Delines Batlle-Alonso will leave her current role as Assistant News Director for Telemundo 47 in New York / WNJU to become the new Vice President of News for KVDA, effective July 22. She will report directly to Robert Sarabia, President and General Manager of Telemundo 60. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the station’s newsroom, including all multi-platform news operations and performance.
“Delines brings a unique combination of leadership and operations experience, plus an extensive knowledge of the field,” said Sarabia. “She has the understanding and vision to lead KVDA into future successes and keep providing to our audiences the news that they expect and deserve.”
Batlle-Alonso is an Emmy® Award-winning news professional with more than 20 years of experience in the local broadcast industry. She joins KVDA after serving as executive producer and assistant news director for WNJU, where she played a critical role in the ratings growth and continued success of the station’s newscasts. Before this, Batlle-Alonso held other newsroom roles at Telemundo and Univision stations, including news producer and news reporter. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Sacred Heart University in Puerto Rico. She will be relocating to San Antonio.
About Telemundo 60
Telemundo 60 / KVDA is Telemundo’s south Texas television station serving Spanish-speaking viewers in the San Antonio market. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 60 has been delivering local news, information and entertainment to viewers throughout South Texas for more than 25 years and reaches approximately 1.3 million viewers in thirty-two counties. Viewers turn to Telemundo 60 for local breaking news, weather forecasts and sports headlines across a variety of platforms, including online at TelemundoSanAntonio.com and via its mobile and social media channels. Today, Telemundo 60 produces more than seven hours of local news and programming each week and demonstrates its commitment to the community by cultivating local partnerships and capturing the diversity of South Texas.