For the third time this year, Portada and CNN en Español partnered up for the last thought leadership breakfast for multicultural markets. This edition’s brilliant panelists included Cynthia Dickson, Associate Director, Multicultural Strategy at Canvas, Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO & Founder of Baru Advertisement, and Teylez Perez, VP, Marketing & Advertising at Pantaya, Lionsgate.
CNN en Español’s original Docufilm ‘Pulse, Huellas de la masacre’ won a GLAAD award to Outstanding TV Journalism. The documentary analyzes the terrorist attack on gay nightclub Pulse. This recognition is a breakthrough for journalism dedicated to terrorism and the Latino gay community.
Univision has announced a video-on-demand extension of Univision Now focused on Hispanic content. Though Univision has already collaborated with Netflix to produce content aimed at Latin Americans and U.S. Hispanics, the network has decided to expand its OTT services and cater specifically to the Hispanic niche.
Cox Media Group (CMG) announced plans to sell the Mundo Hispánico newspaper, which serves as metro Atlanta’s largest Spanish-language newspaper.
A summary of the most exciting news in multicultural sports marketing. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), has announced that Liz Blacker has been appointed to SVP of Branded Content Revenue. Blacker is well-known in the industry for her track record of digital revenue generation on behalf of major media companies and brands.
With multicultural consumers representing an increasingly important percentage of the U.S. population, media buyers and vendors need to be very aware of where ad dollars should go, as well as really understand the process of media buying according to what’s happening in the marketplace. Pannelists at the CNN breakfast included Isabella Sánchez, VP, media integration at Zubi Advertising; Ana L. Soto, National Media Manager at JCPenney; David Mesas, VP, Business Development at Geoscape; and Jessica Román, VP, Media Director at Publicis Media.
Azteca America, a U.S.-based, Spanish-language network wholly-owned by HC2 Network Inc., a subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCHC), unveiled its 2018-2019 programming line-up at its annual upfront presentation in New York City. We talked to Craig Geller, Executive VP, Network Sales, Digital and Marketing, about what’s in store for Azteca America this year.
Portada and CNN en español joined forces at the first Thought Leadership Breakfast for the Multicultural Markets in New York. We asked Cynthia Hudson, SVP and General Manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic Strategy for CNN/U.S., about CNN en español’s goals for this year, and how their recent agreement with Nielsen will help achieve those goals. CNN en Español, the sole 24-hour Spanish-language news network in the U.S., will have access to Nielsen’s Hispanic demographic data, which will help CNN reach Hispanic audiences more effectively.
Nielsen and CNN have reached an agreement to provide daily national television measurement to CNN en español. The multi-year agreement provides CNN en Español with national TV ratings for the network. The service also offers access to Nielsen’s rich Hispanic demographic data.
Mexican broadcaster Televisa reported a net profit of MX $563 million pesos (US$28.6 million) in the fourth quarter of 2017, down 12.5 percent from the same period a year earlier.
The two NBCU brands had not spent that much on advertising before Spark Foundry took over. We can expect an increase in ad spend starting now that the agency will promote two shows scheduled to air in February.
El Chapo boosted Sunday-night viewership for Univision and was one of the most binge-watched shows on Netflix. Both firms will capitalize on the success of the show’s theme in five more “narcoseries”.
NBCUniversal’s Telemundo Station Group has announced the completion of its acquisition of nine TV stations from ZGS Communications.
RTVE, the public TV broadcaster from Spain, has partnered with Movistar Play to stream content in Latin America.
Ray Flores has become one of the most prominent broadcasters and ring announcers in MMA and boxing. He has set a high standard and serves as an outstanding role model for Latinos in the sports broadcasting word, particularly in combat sports.
Claudia Sandoval, the winner of Master Chef Season 6, is one of the three judges of the Spanish language version of the show. Born and raised in San Diego from a Mexican family, Claudia Sandoval’s life changed when she won the sixth season of MasterChef in 2015. She published a best-selling cooking book in 2016, titled Claudia’s […]
Latin American media owners’ net advertising revenues (NAR) to grow by +9.3% in 2018, to US$26.3 billion, following a +7.3% growth in 2017, thanks economic recovery becomes more robust in the region according to MAGNA.
HC2 Holdings, Inc. subsidiary HC2 Network Inc. has acquired Spanish-language broadcast network Azteca America.The deal includes licensing agreement with TV Azteca for Spanish-Language TV programming; Acquisition of Television Stations from Northstar Media will expand HC2’s Broadcasting Network to 113 operating stations in over 80 U.S. markets.
Meredith Corporation has entered into a binding agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Time Inc. for US$18.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at us$2.8 billion.Meredith adds leading media brands to already strong portfolio of National and Local Media Properties, creating media powerhouse with US$4.8 Billion in Revenues, Including US$2.7 billion of advertising revenues.