Hispanic Media

CNNEE Thought Leadership Breakfast at Portada LA: We Need to Rethink What Total Market Means

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.


CNNEE Thought Leadership Breakfast at Portada Miami: Times Are Changing, so Should We

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 Presents its Programming for This Year in NYC Upfront

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.


CNN en Español’s SVP Cynthia Hudson Shares Plans to Address Growing Hispanic Audiences

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 Will Measure CNN en Español’s Ratings Daily

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.


Claudia Sandoval Is the New MasterChef Latino Judge

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 […]


HC2 Network Inc. Acquires Azteca America

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 Buys Time Inc. for US$2.8 billion

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.


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