SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 3, 2017 – Univision Bay Area announced the appointment of Palmira Pérez as the new anchor for Noticias Univision 14 KDTV at 6 p.m. and 11p.m. An award-winning journalist, Pérez has a two-decade career based in Los Angeles, delivering information and breaking important stories that directly impact Hispanic lives.

“Palmira comes to the Bay Area as a trusted journalist, with a vast experience of giving voice to our community and covering the topics affecting Latinos in California and in our nation.” said Carolina Nuñez, Vice President, Regional News Director, Univision Bay Area.  “She has a proven track record of excellence and she will be a fantastic addition to our team and the Bay Area community.”

Previously Pérez anchored the 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. newscasts on Spanish-language station KWHY Channel 22. Throughout her career, Peréz has interviewed some of the world’s most influential figures including Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mexican Presidential candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota, former Mexican President Vicente Fox, renowned author Jaime Labastida and many more high-profile politicians. Her work has been recognized by The Radio & Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA) with four Golden Mike® Awards, the top awards in Southern California for TV journalistic excellence. A longtime member of the Television Academy, Pérez was Emmy nominated in 2014 for the 60-minute international TV news special, “Arts and Culture/History in Israel,” and in 2015 for “Culture/History: Los Secretos de Suleiman.”

Pérez holds a law degree from the University of Guadalajara. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), President of the Los Angeles Alumni Association of the University of Guadalajara, and a board member of “University of Guadalajara Foundation USA.”

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CONTACT: Jose Zamora 305.925.8835 @UCIPRTeam