|MIAMI – JULY 20 – TelevisaUnivision, the leading Spanish-language media and content company, announced today that Lindsay Casinelli, talented sports journalist and host of TUDN’s Combate Global, will join Despierta América.
Beginning on Tuesday, July 26, Casinelli will now host daily sports segments on the Emmy®-award-winning morning show.
Casinelli then joined the Univision sports family in 2012; in 2014, she became the first woman nominated for a National Sports Emmy® Award in Spanish. In 2019, she was recognized as a “Top Woman in Sports” by Cynopsis Media. Prior to joining Despierta America, she was the co-host of Contacto Deportivo, Futbol Central, and Republica Deportiva on TUDN, where she will continue to host Combate Global. Throughout her career, Lindsay Casinelli has covered major sporting events such as the NBA Finals, World Boxing Championships, World Series, NFL Playoffs, the World Cup, and more. She has interviewed sports heavyweights such as Derek Jeter, Yadier Molina, Matt Carpenter, Oscar de la Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, Manny “PacMan” Paquiao, Alex Rodriguez, and more.
Throughout recent weeks, Despierta América has continued to reach more Hispanic audiences than other multiple network morning shows combined.
Watch Despierta América Mondays through Friday at 7 a.m. ET and Sundays at 9 a.m. on Univision.
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TelevisaUnivision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing one of the country’s fastest growing segments of the population across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Digital. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s noon, evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America), and its newly launched streaming news channel “Noticias Univision 24/7” on ViX. Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative, fact-checking, and Infographics Units.
As the leading Spanish-language media and content company in the world, TelevisaUnivision features the largest library of owned content and industry-leading production capabilities that power its streaming, digital and linear television offerings, as well as its radio platforms. The Company’s media portfolio includes the top-rated broadcast networks Univision and UniMás in the U.S. and Las Estrellas and Canal 5 in Mexico. TelevisaUnivision is home to 36 Spanish-language cable networks, including Galavisión and TUDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in the U.S. and Mexico. With the most compelling portfolio of Spanish-language sports rights in the world, TelevisaUnivision has solidified its position as the Home of Soccer. TelevisaUnivision also owns and manages 59 television stations across the U.S. and four broadcast channels in Mexico affiliated with 222 television stations, Videocine studio, and Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, which encompasses 57 owned or operated U.S. radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. TelevisaUnivision is home to the global streaming services ViX and Blim TV, which altogether host over 50,000 hours of high-quality, original Spanish-language programming from distinguished producers and top talent. The company’s prominent digital assets include Univision.com, Univision NOW, and several top-rated digital apps. For more information, visit televisaunivision.com.