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NBC UNIVERSO announced production executive Fernando Gastón is joining the company as Vice President of Production and Development. In this new role, he will be responsible for the development and execution of production strategy that will drive ratings growth and further the channel’s brand. Gastón will report to Bilai Joa Silar, Senior Vice President of Programming and Production for NBC UNIVERSO.Gastón will participate in the assessment and development of entertainment properties, and contribute in tactical and strategic discussions for the channel. In addition to fostering relationships within the creative community, he will work closely with other departments to develop programming goals and oversee the production staff on creative ideation, development and execution.He previously served as Senior Vice President of content for MTV/VH1/Comedy Central Latin America, under Viacom International Media Networks.

descarga (2)Telemundo Las Vegas / KBLR has launched a new consumer investigative unit: Telemundo Responde (Telemundo Responds). Charged with standing up for consumers who have been wronged, Telemundo Las Vegas’ new Telemundo Responde consumer investigative unit will answer inquiries from local viewers who fear they may have been wronged in any way. Telemundo Las Vegas joins 12 Telemundo-owned stations that already feature a local Telemundo Responde consumer investigative unit that is helping to resolve consumer issues. Antonio Rodriguez will be KBLR’s new Consumer Investigative Reporter and he will lead the station’s new Telemundo Responde unit. The first Telemundo Responde report will air today on the station's local weekday evening newscasts,Noticiero Telemundo Las Vegas at 5:30 PM, 6 PM and 11 PM.Rodriguez joins Telemundo Las Vegas after working for various local television stations in the Southwest for nearly two decades.

descarga (3)LBI Media, Inc. has appointed Marco Antonio Gonzalez as New VP, Public Relations and Corporate Affairs, effective July 13, 2016.Gonzalez will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy for LBI Media, Inc., and will also be responsible for handling all community affairs and media relations efforts. Gonzalez will also serve as official spokesperson for the company and will work closely with executives, show producers, talent, digital creators and radio programmers to showcase and promote the company’s ongoing entertainment offerings in both radio and TV sectors, as well as its new digital platform network Fenomeno Studios. Gonzalez will report to the chief operating officer of company, Winter Horton.

United Way of New York City (UWNYC) announced the appointment of Oscar Raposo Jr. as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial and Operations Officer (CFOO). For nearly 80 years, UWNYC has been a trusted partner to government, corporations, foundations and community-based organizations serving low-income New Yorkers.Reporting to Sheena Wright, President and CEO of UWNYC, and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Raposo follows John McKegney who, as planned, served as EVP & CFOO for the organization for the past year.

 

 

 

Talan-20160729052535656Mónica Talán is stepping down from her role as Univision Communications’ EVP of corporate comms and PR to join startup PreK12 Plaza.Rosemary Mercedes, SVP of corporate communications, will take over her duties until a permanent replacement is found.Prior to Univision Communications, Talán was an EVP at FleishmanHillard, where she helped to launch and grow the firm’s Hispanic practice, according to her LinkedIn profile.

 

 

gabriel_torresGabriel Torres has joined Sprint as president of the New England Region. Based in Boston, Mass., he will be responsible for sales strategy, network oversight, customer service, marketing communications and general operations supporting the full portfolio of Sprint products and services from enterprise to consumer.Prior to Sprint, Torres served as vice president of Multicultural Marketing and vice president and general manager at T-Mobile USA.

 

 

descargaSaatchi Chairman Kevin Roberts has Resigned after gender comments, effective Sept. 1. Roberts issued a statement in which he offered an apology. At 66, Roberts was facing retirement in May 2017, but his departure comes a bit more prematurely.

 

 

 

 

image_400x400Jill Gregory has been appointed Nascar's first female chief marketing officer. Ms. Gregory, who joined Nascar in 2007, was promoted after serving as senior VP-marketing and industry services.

 

 

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