Telemundo 52 reporter Martin Plascencia celebrates silver anniversary as a Los Angeles journalist.

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KVEA, Channel 52, the flagship station of Telemundo in Los Angeles, is proud to announce that their very own Orange County correspondent Martin Plascencia is celebrating 25 years of journalistic experience in Los Angeles. A native of Guadalajara, Mexico, Plascencia started his career in Los Angeles on September 18, 1984 as a newspaper Education Los Angeles City Hall reporter. During his 25 years as a journalist in Los Angeles, Plascencia has covered historic events such as presidential campaigns, visits by Pope John Pablo II, natural disasters and the civil war in El Salvador. Although his career has allowed him to report on these landmark events, most of his career has been covering the streets of Southern California. Prior to launching his career in Los Angeles, Plascencia served as a correspondent in Canada for "Diario de Guadalajara." "Telemundo 52 prides itself in its journalistic integrity and Martin Plascencia is a major contributor to our success. His 25 years of experience gives us the depth, understanding and sensitivity we need to cover Southern California, the most important Spanish-language market in the country," said Jose Valle, President and General Manager for Telemundo 52." Plascencia's television career started with Telemundo 52 in May 1989 as an Assignment Manager, where he served as correspondent covering the political campaign of Ernesto Rufo Appel, gubernatorial candidate of the Action National Party (known as PAN in Spanish) of the state of Mexico Northern Baja California. He worked in radio with KALI-AM as one of the founders of the live Spanish-language news shows dedicated to air on location news stories. He worked as an East Coast correspondent for "Enfoque" (Focus), a National Public Radio (NPR) program. Later he was...

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