Monique Manso has been named publisher of People en Español, Time Inc.announced. Michelle Ebanks will be the magazines’ newly appointed president. Formerly VP of Sales for Time Inc., Manso joined the company in 2007 as corporate sales director and is credited with successfully selling the company’s first-ever integrated marketing program in the food category.
Carlos Gutierrez joins 3net as VP, Business Affairs and Legal, a newly-created position, effective June 1.
GolTV announced the expansion of its sales force in Los Angeles with the addition of Tyler Verdery as account executive. With nearly a decade of sales and marketing experience and a background in Hispanic network advertising sales, Verdery will drive advertising initiatives on the West Coast, reporting directly to GolTV’s Vice President of Network Advertising Sales, Miami-based Ivan Perez.
Luis Cruz has accepted a job offer as a reporter at KGTV, the ABC affiliate in San Diego. He starts the new gig in June.
Jessica Carrillo joins KVEA-52 in Los Angeles as co-host of the local Telemundo entertainment show "Acceso Total." Her first day on the air is today.
Cristina Saralegui will return to Spanish TV with her own show on Telemundo. The announcement was made today during the upfronts in New York. More details to follow. (Read related article on Hispanic Upfront Week).
Saffron Digital, a global media delivery platform company, announced it has appointed Matt Peterson to spearhead its expanding operations across North and Latin America. Peterson joins from Samsung Mobile US, where he was head of consumer content services. At Saffron Digital, Peterson will be Senior Vice President, Americas, charged with the overall responsibility for Saffron's business in the US, Canada and Latin America. He will be based in the company’s Los Angeles office.
Ariana Huffington was appointed to the board of Spanish newspaper El Pais (owned by Grupo Prisa).