Telemundo 52 in LA names Julio Vacqueiro as morning anchor

Michelle Clancy | 01-10-2013

Telemundo 52- KVEA in Los Angeles has named Julio Vaqueiro as news anchor for Noticiero Telemundo 52, Buenos Dias Los Angeles. Vaqueiro will join Dunia Elvir as co-anchor of the weekday morning show, effective 1 October.

That same day, the broadcast will expand to two hours to air live Monday to Friday from 5am to 7am.

Noticiero 52, Buenos Dias Los Angeles covers local news, transit, weather and entertainment. The morning programme airs a variety of segments tailored to the southern California Latino community, including up-to-the-minute news, health and immigration, amongst others.

“I’m really excited to join the KVEA family and be a part of the show at this time of expansion; I look forward to being part of the Los Angeles community,” said Vaqueiro.

“Vaqueiro brings a depth of experience from his work covering international news. He will be an integral part of Buenos Dias Los Angeles providing great news coverage to our Latino community,” said Celia Chavez, president and general manager at Telemundo 52-KVEA.

Born in Mexico, Vaqueiro launched his journalism career at El Sol San Juan newspaper in the Mexican state of Queretaro, writing local stories. After several writing positions at different media outlets, including Grupo Editorial Expansion, he became an on-camera personality reporting the news. Prior to joining Noticiero 52, Buenos Dias Los Angeles, Vaqueiro was a news correspondent with Al Rojo Vivo, Telemundo’s hit news magazine, covering political and international news since 2011.

Vaqueiro received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the Anahuac University in Mexico.