Miramar, FL – The Telemundo Station Group today announced that José Alberto Suárez has been named President and General Manager of Telemundo 60 San Antonio / KVDA, the local Telemundo station owned by NBCUniversal that serves Spanish-speaking viewers in the San Antonio market. Suárez, who starts his new role today, will report to Manuel Martinez, President, Telemundo Station Group.
“José is an innovative and creative leader with proven experience leading various television stations newsrooms and marketing and sales departments across his 20-year local television career,” said Martinez.
Suárez returns to Texas after working for various local television stations in Florida, Ohio, New Mexico and Texas. He joins Telemundo 60 from NBC 6 South Florida / WTVJ, where he most recently worked as Director of Creative Services and Local Programming.
Before joining NBC 6, Suárez worked at the Telemundo Station Group as Director of Digital Platforms, where he was responsible for managing the online editorial content for Telemundo-owned stations located all across the country.
“I am thrilled to join the Telemundo 60 team and to return to Texas, where I loved my time as News Director at KSAN many years ago,” said Suárez. “Telemundo 60 has experienced significant growth and I’m excited to have an opportunity to lead the innovation and evolution that will help Telemundo 60 reach new heights.”
As President and General Manager, Suárez will be responsible for leading the overall management of the station’s operations.
An award-winning journalist, Suárez has received numerous journalism awards, including three Cleveland chapter Emmy® awards for “Outstanding Daily Newscast” (Market 41+), a Suncoast Chapter Emmy® award for “Outstanding Station Promotion Image” for his work at NBC 6 and numerous Associated Press awards for his work at Fox Toledo / WUPW. A native of South Florida, Suárez will be relocating to the San Antonio area.
ffers viewers popular action and adventure television series and feature films in Spanish. The group also provides support to 53 Telemundo affiliates across the country and manages dedicated local websites and applications, as well as a robust digital out-of-home operation.