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Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving U.S. Latino audiences and communities, has announced the appointments of Angela Navarrete to Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions (SVP-IMS), McAllen, Texas and Rene Morales to Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions (SVP-IMS), Las Vegas, Nevada, effective immediately.As a Senior Vice President, Angela Navarrete and Rene Morales will be responsible for selling Entravision’s media and marketing solutions across the company’s television, radio, and digital properties, in their respective markets. In their roles, Navarrete and Morales will provide advertisers the ability to effectively engage U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels by leveraging Entravision’s reach and measure their campaigns through data analytics tools. Navarrete will report directly to Chris Moncayo, Executive Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions, Texas Region, and Morales will report directly to Don Daboub, Executive Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions, Mountain Region.
Navarrete brings more than 26 years of experience working as a marketing and advertising industry professional in the Hispanic market, overseeing promotions, sales and operations for a variety of platforms. Most recently, Navarrete served as the Vice President and General Manager of Digital Sales and Operations for a radio station group in El Paso, Texas.
Morales started his career in sales, developing retail revenue for the Chicago Tribune Newspaper, and eventually found his way into the broadcasting industry – previously working at Telemundo WSNS and Tribune’s CLTV News.
After more than two decades selling advertising on behalf of the nation’s biggest newspaper publishers, the Newspaper National Network is closing up shop at the end of this month, the organization announced.Explaining the decision, David Chavern, president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America, which is a partial owner of the NNN, stated: “The partners felt the need to invest in an alternative go to market strategy, focused on emerging digital opportunities and ROP [run of paper] advertising, rather than significant capital investments in NNN at this time.”
The American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) has expanded its leadership and influence with the appointment of two additions to the AAF’s Board of Directors and the first meeting of the newly established Mosaic Next Generation Leadership Council (MNGLC). The AAF's Mosaic Council is an established infrastructure of national advertisers, general market and multicultural agencies, media organizations and suppliers
The AAF announced its 2016-2017 list of Board of Directors by appointing Danielle Austen, CEO, fluent360 as Mosaic Council Chair and Doug Melville, Chief Diversity Officer, NA, TBWA as Mosaic Council Co-Chair. Austen and Melville have long championed the Mosaic Center’s programs and their continued support has had a meaningful and impacting influence on the program’s initiatives. In addition, the composition of this year’s leadership board makes it one of the most diverse among the AAF’s sister trade organizations.
The newly appointed members of the MNGLC include:
Kandace J. Barker, Associate Marketing Manager, General Mills
Bennett D. Bennett, Copywriter, BBDO
Amber Jackson, Sr. Account Manager, 360i
Alix Montes, Account Executive, LMO Advertising
Abu Ngauja, Account Executive, Leo Burnett
Candace Queen, Associate Art Director, DigitasLBi
Jake Quintanilla, Account Executive, DigitasLBi.
McCann Worldgroup has promoted Chris Macdonald, former president of its New York office, to the role of president of North America. Macdonald will continue running the New York office, while also leading the North America group that includes Casanova//McCann, McCann Detroit, twofifteenmccann San Francisco, McCann Minneapolis and MacLaren McCann Canada.Macdonald has served as president, McCann New York for the past three years.
SS+K has appointed Elisa Silva as senior vice president, director of client services.She will report directly to newly-appointed chief operating officer Kate Rothen.
Silva joins the agency from Barton F. Graf, where she has served as a group account director.
Rothen, who has been a partner with SS+K for several years, previously served as head of account services and director of social media.
Generator Media + Analytics has appointed Anthony V. Russo and Elba Alvarenga as communications strategy supervisors.