Washington Redskins convert Telemundo deal

Broadcaster becomes NFL team’s official Hispanic television partner.

Washington Redskins convert Telemundo deal

The National Football League’s (NFL) Washington Redskins have announced that Telemundo Washington DC will be their official Hispanic television partner.

The partnership will produce Spanish-language Redskins content including articles, videos and news coverage which will air on Telemundo’s Telenoticas Washington DC channel. The broadcaster started covering the US capital’s football team during their season-opening 30-17 defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles.

The length and financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.  

Terry Bateman, chief marketing officer for the Washington Redskins, said: “The Redskins are excited to be teaming up with Telemundo Washington DC to bring unique and timely content in Spanish.”

Sandra Vera, Telemundo’s vice president of national sales, added: “Telemundo Washington DC is delighted to partner with the Redskins and share exclusive Spanish-language content with our viewers.”

The Redskins play their next game away to the Los Angeles Rams on 17th September.