Award-Winning Journalist Paulina Sodi Joins UN NUEVO DIA as News Anchor

Noticias Telemundo announced the addition of award-winning Mexican journalist Paulina Sodi as news anchor of its morning show, UN NUEVO DIA. For Sodi, the position represents a move up to the national stage after four years as anchor and reporter for Noticiero Telemundo Houston. Sodi replaces Vanessa Hauc, who will be turning her attention full time on investigative journalism work as Noticias Telemundo Senior Correspondent.

"Paulina brings with her valuable experience as an anchor, reporter and producer in one of our biggest markets," remarked Luis Fernández, Executive Vice President of Noticias Telemundo. "I feel absolutely certain that she will have a positive impact on the entire Noticias Telemundo team. At the same time, I would like to thank Vanessa for her impeccable job at 'Un Nuevo Día.' Vanessa is a GREAT NEWS anchor, but now we need her to help us face the new challenges ahead for Noticias Telemundo."

Until last week, Paulina Sodi was a news anchor and reporter at Telemundo Houston. Before that, she was part of the Proyecto 40 news team at Mexico's TV Azteca, where she anchored the Informativo 40 Primera Edición, Informativo 40 Domingo and Informativo 40 Tarde newscasts and produced a number of documentaries and special reports, including "Un cachito de suerte, Lotería Nacional" (2012), "Las Mujeres de Ejército" (2011) and "La Ciudad de Agua" (2010).

In addition, Paulina's journalism experience includes collaborations with leading Mexican newspapers such as El Universal, Reforma and Diario La Razón, and a number of magazines, including Glow and Central. On radio, she served as the host of Reporteros 98.5 on Grupo Imagen Radio, Esfera Humana on Radio Fórmula, and Desde Cero on Radio 13 Noticias.

Paulina has been honored with numerous awards, among them three Emmys™ and the Mexican Association of Radio Hosts' "Golden Microphone" award. She holds a BA in Communications from Universidad Intercontinental in Mexico City.

From Monday through Friday, hosts Daniel Sarcos, Rashel Diaz, Adamari Lopez, Ana Maria Canseco and Diego Schoening, offer a daily mix of information, entertainment and comedy together with health, beauty and fashion tips, featuring Chef James' recipes, social media trends with Erika Csiszer, horoscopes with Mario Vanucci, film and television with Francisco Caceres and weather with Janice Bencosme, among others.

Noticias Telemundo is the information department of Telemundo Network and a leader provider in news serving the US Hispanics across all broadcast and digital platforms. Its award-winning television news broadcasts include the daily newscast "Noticias Telemundo" and the Sunday current affairs show "Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart." The rapidly-growing "Noticias Telemundo Digital Team" provides continuous content to US Hispanics wherever they are, whenever they want it. Noticias Telemundo also produces award winning news specials, documentaries and news event such as political debates, forums and town halls.

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