For more than 50 years, Univision News has provided a voice to communities that deserve to be heard. Over the years, the journalists of Univision’s national and local newscasts have earned the trust of an entire population by working tirelessly to put both global and local stories into a cultural context — providing the relevant, vital information the community needs and cannot find elsewhere. Univision’s newsgathering teams guide, explain, simplify, and fight hard to represent and be the voice of the community they serve.
From daily challenges related to the school system to lifelong concerns like immigration, family, faith, and finances, Univision does whatever it takes to deliver the news that matters to millions of people who depend on these reports every single day. This award-winning team knows that beyond simply reporting the facts, their community depends on their insights, vigilance and the power of their news organization to shed light on the issues that matter most.
“We can’t change the world, but we can tell stories that matter… stories that make a difference.”
MARÍA ELENA SALINAS
ANCHOR, NOTICIAS UNIVISION
SELECT SERVICE-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING
ENTRE EL ABANDONO
Y EL RECHAZO
“Between Abandonment and Rejection” is a one-hour special, created by Univision News and led by Univision News anchor MaríaElenaSalinas,exploring the dramatic exodus of Central American children to the U.S.. The special has won a Peabody Award, an Emmy Award for Outstanding Newscast or News Magazine in Spanish, a Walter Cronkite Award for Achievement in National Investigative Journalism, and a Gracie Award for Outstanding Investigative Program or Feature.
IDENTIDAD SIN FRONTERAS
“Crossing Over” is a GLAAD award-winning documentary produced in collaboration with Pivot that focuses on Immigration and Identity. The program follows three transgender women who left Mexico and made new lives in Los Angeles.
“To the Point” is Univision’s Sunday morning public affairs program where Latinos can hear about the political and news issues of the day that are of particular interest to their community and the nation.Visit Website
ESTAMOS CON LOS NIÑOS
“We Are With The Children” gave audiences the opportunity to support nonprofit organizations providing humanitarian relief and assistance to children fleeing life-threatening violence and extreme hardship in Central America. PSAs and special programming generated more than 91 million impressions and helped raise more than $1.5 million for children in need from the generous support of our audience and philanthropic partners.
AQUÍ Y AHORA
Aquí y Ahora is the longest running weekly newsmagazine on Spanish-Language television that goes beyond the headlines to tell in-depth, exclusive stories of human drama that are of special interest to Hispanic viewers, whether about people in the news, entertainment or sports fields, in a way that reveals not just the facts, but the emotional side as well.
In the “At The Table” news segment, Los Angeles anchor León Krauze tells the often-overlooked, real-life stories of ordinary members of the Latino community. Armed with his camera, microphone and a simple folding table, the beloved journalist turns his focus on deeply moving, true-life accounts of the struggles and triumphs of daily life in Hispanic America.
“Critical Condition” is a long-form documentary and digital special focusing on Hispanic access to healthcare. As the nation prepared for significant changes in healthcare with the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Univision News explored the current state of healthcare for Hispanics and the impact of the ACA in a special program produced by its award-winning Documentary Unit. The special took viewers on a highly informative journey to discover why Latinos face so many challenges trying to get access to insurance and healthcare, and what the ACA means for the Hispanic population.Visit Website
ACA TOWN HALLS
Univision organized three one-hour televised Town Hall specials to explain the Affordable Care Act and its implications to our audience. Tu Salud y La Nueva Ley featured President Obama in Washington, D.C., and nonpartisan coverage aimed at informing the community about the program’s rollout.