|Corpus Christi, Texas
|Branding||Univision 28 (general)
Noticias Univision 28 (newscasts)
|Channels||Digital: 27 (UHF)
Virtual: 28 (PSIP)
|Owner||Entravision Communications Corporation
(Entravision Holdings, LLC)
|First air date||April 1977|
|Call letters' meaning||ORO = Spanish for gold|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
28 (UHF, 1977-2009)
|Former affiliations||SIN (1977-1987)|
|Transmitter power||1000 kW|
|Public license information:||Profile
KORO is a Spanish-language television station in Corpus Christi, Texas, broadcasting locally on digital channel 27 (virtual channel 28) as an affiliate of Univision. The station is owned by Entravision.
KORO was founded in 1977 as a locally owned, mostly independent station airing programs of the Spanish International Network, a forerunner of Univision. The original owners included lawyers, doctors, and other professionals.
The nearly 1,000-foot-tall (300 m) tower was shared by KORO and radio station KBCB (now KRYS-FM).
KORO's call letters are pronounced in station IDs as "K-ORO".
The station's digital channel is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|28.1||1080i||16:9||KORO-DT||Main KORO programming / Univision|
KORO shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 28, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 27. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 28.
- En Punto de las 5 PM - Noticias Univision 28 (Mondays thru Fridays 5:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.)
- Sólo a las 10 PM - Noticias Univision 28 (Monday thru Fridays 10:00 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.)
- Gerardo Moreno: Noticias 28 Univision En Punto de las 5 PM & Sólo a las 10 PM
- Rita Verreos: Noticias 28 Univision En Punto de las 5 PM & Sólo a las 10 PM
Co-Anchor - Reporter (2015-)
- Ivon Espitia: Noticias 28 Univision En Punto de las 5 PM & Sólo a las 10 PM [2015-]
- Zully Salgado: Noticias 28 Anchor 5 pm & 10 pm [2015-]
- Fernando Pizarro: Noticias Univision National Correspondent (based in Washington, D.C.)
- Pedro Lejia: Deportes 28 5 p.m. & 10 p.m. Sports anchor. [2009-]
Weather • Maria Perez: Noticias 28 5 p.m. & 10 p.m. meteorologist [2015-]
- Official website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KORO
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KORO-TV
- The Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook says April 15, while the Television and Cable Factbook says April 13.
- RabbitEars TV Query for KORO
- "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
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