Telemundo 52 KVEA, Telemundo’s flagship station in Los Angeles, announced today the appointment of award-winning journalist, Ana Patricia Candiani, as news anchor for the station’s 6PM newscast, Noticiero 52. Effective Monday, January 31, Candiani will lead the anchor desk, leading a team of renowned journalists, including Ruben Luengas and Jose A. Ronstadt. In addition, Candiani will also contribute as investigative reporter for the news department and participate in the station’s news program “En Contexto.” Noticiero 52 airs Monday through Friday at 6:00 PM on Telemundo 52 KVEA.
Candiani is an award-winning journalist with more than 16 years of experience reporting to the Hispanic community in the United States. She began her career in Mexico, where she majored in Communications from Monterrey University, city in which she served as general director for a public radio network. During her tenure, she expanded the network from four to nine stations. She moved to the U.S. in 1994 to join 24-hour news channel Telenoticias as news anchor. She also worked as host for the channel’s entertainment shows. In 2000, she was named anchor of Telemundo’s news magazine “Ocurrio Asi,” in which her unique style contributed to an increase of 85 percent in viewership. Two years later, she joined “Noticiero Telemundo” as co-anchor. During her tenure at Telemundo, Candiani also hosted popular investigative magazine “Sin Fronteras.” Candiani also worked at CNN en Español and most recently at Univision Network’s “Noticiero Univision.”