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KMEX • Univision 34 Will Broadcast Live from UCR Nov. 1

Noticias Univision 34 Will Conduct a Search for Sports Anchor at UC Riverside

(October 25, 2004)

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — The leading Spanish-language media company in the United States will conduct a search for a new sports anchor for their popular Newscast, “Noticias Univision 34, Sólo a las 11” with a stop at the UC Riverside Student Recreation Center on Monday, Nov. 1.

They will accept applications from potential sports anchors from 7 to 9 p.m. and they will broadcast their sports segment live from 11 to 11:30 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center in front of a crowd of enthusiastic fans. The event is open to the public. Applications are available at Univision.com, (see link at the bottom of this release.)

Univision will do similar events in four other locations in Southern California. They are looking for a sports anchor who is a fluent Spanish speaker with vast experience in sports journalism. Call-backs will be held later at the station’s Los Angeles studios.

“We are looking forward to starting our search at UC Riverside, an excellent school with a diverse student body,” said Francisco G. Mendoza, Special Projects Producer for Univision 34 * Los Angeles. “We like the fact that the community takes pride in UCR, and we want to invite student groups, artists, dancers, athletes and anyone else to come out and help us show the audience what UCR has going on.”

Parking is available in Lot 24, in visitors’ spaces, and signs will guide pedestrians to the front entrance of the Student Recreation Center gymnasium.
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The University of California, Riverside (www.ucr.edu) is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.

A broadcast studio with fiber cable to the AT&T Hollywood hub is available for live or taped interviews. UCR also has ISDN for radio interviews. To learn more, call (951) UCR-NEWS.

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