Angela Navarrete


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descarga (3)Alejandro Solorio has been appointed Hispanic Marketing Director at Comcast based in Philadelphia.Until very recently Solorio worked at Brown Forman, where he led the Multicultural brand strategy for the Jack Daniel’s Family of Brands.Solorio will be a speaker at the 10th Annual Hispanic Advertising and Media Conference on Sept. 15, co-produced by Portada and MediaPost.





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proxyRay Warren has been appointed president of Telemundo Deportes. Warren will oversee NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ sports business and lead strategy across all platforms and networks. He will be based in Miami. Warren was most recently executive VP and chief revenue officer of NBC Sports Regional Networks.







CrNwgJzWIAEjjXkMelissa Nelson has been promoted to the newly created position of president of Publicis Seattle. She was previously executive VP and managing partner. Prior to Publicis, she was a group account director at Droga5 and also held roles at 72andSunny and Goodby Silverstein & Partners.



MPP_Blue_Square_2_400x400MPP Global, the creator of the cloud platform for premium media companies seeking to identify, engage and monetize their digital audiences, announced that Jon Strudwick has joined the executive team as chief financial officer. In this role, he will manage the MPP Global accounts team, which includes updating employees on the company’s finances, overseeing all fiscal reporting and risk management activities and advising the company’s board of directors about growth opportunities. He will also assist in developing a uniform business strategy across departments to ensure that KPIs are reached. Strudwick will report to CEO and Co-founder Paul Johnson.



CrOqa6DWAAAxhBeJeff Jones has been named president of Uber. Prior to this position, he was executive VP and chief marketing officer at retail chain Target, a post he held for two years. Prior to that he was president of ad agency McKinney and also held executive roles at Gap and Coca-Cola.







de8cc4d95842ff0adf1353e1540c428e_400x400WPP’s Maxus Global has appointed Jen Smith, currently head of strategy and planning for Maxus UK, as its first global Creative Director. Smith will be responsible for overseeing all of Maxus Global’s creative output.






Angela_Navarrete-e1350144472825Angela Navarrete has been named general manager and director of sales for Univision radio stations in El Paso. They include KBNA-FM, KAMA-AM and KQBU-AM. She joined Univision in 2002 and was most recently station manager at three Univision radio stations in Fresno, Calif. 





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descargaEntravision 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.

descargaNavarrete 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.
descarga (1)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.





68d521f98a0db8a9adc100d7f524bda5_400x400After 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

1675b95 AAEAAQAAAAAAAAkuAAAAJDllY2RhM2YzLTI1MmMtNDcyMy1iNWYxLTE2NjdjMmM4OTU1MgThe 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:

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Bennett D. Bennett, Copywriter, BBDO


amberAmber Jackson, Sr. Account Manager, 360i




alixAlix Montes, Account Executive, LMO Advertising




Abu Ngauja, Account Executive, Leo Burnett

Candace Queen, Associate Art Director, DigitasLBi

jakeJake Quintanilla, Account Executive, DigitasLBi.




descarga (2)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.


bbbbSS+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.


logoGenerator Media + Analytics has appointed Anthony V. Russo and Elba Alvarenga as communications strategy supervisors.


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