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What: Spanish-language content producer Cisneros Media has partnered with RRsat , provider of digital media services,to deliver its content around the world, launch new channels and expand into new territories, especially Latin America.
Why it matters: RRsat’s Media Asset Management (MAM) system enables Cisneros Media to acquire large volumes of content in real time and automatically playout and distribute it within seconds, maximizing and optimizing the return on assets.

descarga (3)RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd., a leading provider of digital media services, including content management and global distribution services to the broadcasting industry, has announced the signing of a seven year agreement with Cisneros Media, producer of Spanish-language content in the Americas, as well as the owner and operator of Pay-TV channels in the region.

RRsat will provide Cisneros Media services globally including its’ portfolio of Pay-TV channels, which comprises Venevision Plus, VmasTV and VePlusTV, for the enjoyment of the Latin American community. As business and operations expand, a new RRsat playout center will be established at the Venevision Studios. The planned playout center will be housed at Cisneros Media’s Miami studios, one of South Florida’s most prominent production facilities with over 120,000 square feet, encompassing six sound stages as well as post-production and office space.

RRsat’s Media Asset Management (MAM) system enables Cisneros Media to acquire large volumes of content in real time and automatically playout and distribute it within seconds, maximizing and optimizing the return on assets. RRsat will also have strength connectivity to its U.S. media center in Hawley, PA and RRsat’s global fiber network, providing the ability to expand into additional key global markets for the benefit of the Latin American and Hispanic communities across the globe.

RRsat’s Media Asset Management (MAM) system enables Cisneros Media to acquire large volumes of content in real time and automatically playout and distribute it within seconds, maximizing and optimizing the return on assets. 
 

CisnerosMedia-JonathanBlum-MR“RRsat’s high standards and quality service enables us to exceed the growing necessities of our clients and the demands of our viewers for more variety of content, expanded reach, greater accessibility and viewing experience,” said Jonathan Blum (photo), President of Cisneros Media.

“This partnership with Cisneros Media demonstrates RRsat’s long term vision to strengthen our broadcasting presence within Latin America, making the region one of our leading target markets with our customers,” stated Dante Neyra, Head of Commercial Services & Development of RRsat America.

Cosme Lopez, General Manager of Cisneros Media’s Pay-TV unit, emphasized the importance of the partnership: “This alliance is an important part of our global strategic objectives as it provides us with a solid and versatile technical operational platform. As a result, it not only enables us to deliver our programming to our clients via a secure and reliable satellite signal, but most importantly, we will have the capability to launch new channels and expand into new territories, such as Europe and Africa; and all from our own home.”

What: Spanish-language content producer Cisneros Media has partnered with RRsat , provider of digital media services,to deliver its content around the world, launch new channels and expand into new territories, especially Latin America.
Why it matters: RRsat’s Media Asset Management (MAM) system enables Cisneros Media to acquire large volumes of content in real time and automatically playout and distribute it within seconds, maximizing and optimizing the return on assets.

descarga (3)RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd., a leading provider of digital media services, including content management and global distribution services to the broadcasting industry, has announced the signing of a seven year agreement with Cisneros Media, producer of Spanish-language content in the Americas, as well as the owner and operator of Pay-TV channels in the region.

RRsat will provide Cisneros Media services globally including its’ portfolio of Pay-TV channels, which comprises Venevision Plus, VmasTV and VePlusTV, for the enjoyment of the Latin American community. As business and operations expand, a new RRsat playout center will be established at the Venevision Studios. The planned playout center will be housed at Cisneros Media’s Miami studios, one of South Florida’s most prominent production facilities with over 120,000 square feet, encompassing six sound stages as well as post-production and office space.

RRsat’s Media Asset Management (MAM) system enables Cisneros Media to acquire large volumes of content in real time and automatically playout and distribute it within seconds, maximizing and optimizing the return on assets. RRsat will also have strength connectivity to its U.S. media center in Hawley, PA and RRsat’s global fiber network, providing the ability to expand into additional key global markets for the benefit of the Latin American and Hispanic communities across the globe.

RRsat’s Media Asset Management (MAM) system enables Cisneros Media to acquire large volumes of content in real time and automatically playout and distribute it within seconds, maximizing and optimizing the return on assets. 
 

CisnerosMedia-JonathanBlum-MR“RRsat’s high standards and quality service enables us to exceed the growing necessities of our clients and the demands of our viewers for more variety of content, expanded reach, greater accessibility and viewing experience,” said Jonathan Blum (photo), President of Cisneros Media.

“This partnership with Cisneros Media demonstrates RRsat’s long term vision to strengthen our broadcasting presence within Latin America, making the region one of our leading target markets with our customers,” stated Dante Neyra, Head of Commercial Services & Development of RRsat America.

Cosme Lopez, General Manager of Cisneros Media’s Pay-TV unit, emphasized the importance of the partnership: “This alliance is an important part of our global strategic objectives as it provides us with a solid and versatile technical operational platform. As a result, it not only enables us to deliver our programming to our clients via a secure and reliable satellite signal, but most importantly, we will have the capability to launch new channels and expand into new territories, such as Europe and Africa; and all from our own home.”

What: Juan Carlos Sosa has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Operations of Venevision Studios.
Why it matters: He will be in charge mostly of United states and Venezuela’s Cisneros’ Media companies.

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Cisneros Media, the corporate division that encompasses the Cisneros’ media and entertainment businesses,announced the appointment of Juan Carlos Sosa as Executive Vice President of Operations of Venevision Studios, which incorporates all of the company’s production units. Sosa will report directly to Cisneros Media President Jonathan Blum.

Among his responsibilities, Juan Carlos will administrate the state-of-the-art production studios, located in Medley, Florida, and supervise all production operations to optimize the utilization of its resources. In addition, he will spearhead the standardization of the production process by Cisneros’ Media companies in United States and Venezuela. Along with Blum, He will also manage the relationships with broadcasters and networks .

“Juan Carlos has a proven track record and has excelled in all the positions he has held at Cisneros; I’m confident he will be mayor force in improving productivity and efficiency at the studios,” assured Jonathan Blum, President of Cisneros Media.

Juan Carlos worked at Venevision Studios alongside Peter Tinoco, its former President and CEO, taking over the operations of the studios and productions companies upon Tinoco’s retirement, which was announced on November 5th.

Juan Carlos Sosa joined the Cisneros in April of 1994, distinguishing himself in such positions as Marketing and Sales Manager, General Manager, and ultimately Director of Telecommunications.

In 2010, he was transferred to the Cisneros’ corporate offices in Miami as Director of Marketing & Communications of Venevision International. He was then promoted to Vice President of Marketing & Business Development of Cisneros. In that position, Sosa made valuable contributions to various projects and began to get involved with the company’s content and production operations.

He earned his BS in Business Administration from the Universidad Santa María in Caracas, Venezuela. He also has a Marketing Specialization, and completed the IESA business school’s Advanced Management Program (PAG). In September of 2012, he participated in Harvard Business School’s Program of Effective Strategies for Media Companies.

 

What: Juan Carlos Sosa has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Operations of Venevision Studios.
Why it matters: He will be in charge mostly of United states and Venezuela’s Cisneros’ Media companies.


bbCisneros Media, the corporate division that encompasses the Cisneros’ media and entertainment businesses, announced the appointment of Juan Carlos Sosa as Executive Vice President of Operations of Venevision Studios, which incorporates all of the company’s production units. Sosa will report directly to Cisneros Media President Jonathan Blum.

Among his responsibilities, Juan Carlos will administrate the state-of-the-art production studios, located in Medley, Florida, and supervise all production operations to optimize the utilization of its resources. In addition, he will spearhead the standardization of the production process by Cisneros’ Media companies in United States and Venezuela. Along with Blum, He will also manage the relationships with broadcasters and networks .

“Juan Carlos has a proven track record and has excelled in all the positions he has held at Cisneros; I’m confident he will be mayor force in improving productivity and efficiency at the studios,” assured Jonathan Blum, President of Cisneros Media.

Juan Carlos worked at Venevision Studios alongside Peter Tinoco, its former President and CEO, taking over the operations of the studios and productions companies upon Tinoco’s retirement, which was announced on November 5th.

Juan Carlos Sosa joined the Cisneros in April of 1994, distinguishing himself in such positions as Marketing and Sales Manager, General Manager, and ultimately Director of Telecommunications.

In 2010, he was transferred to the Cisneros’ corporate offices in Miami as Director of Marketing & Communications of Venevision International. He was then promoted to Vice President of Marketing & Business Development of Cisneros. In that position, Sosa made valuable contributions to various projects and began to get involved with the company’s content and production operations.

He earned his BS in Business Administration from the Universidad Santa María in Caracas, Venezuela. He also has a Marketing Specialization, and completed the IESA business school’s Advanced Management Program (PAG). In September of 2012, he participated in Harvard Business School’s Program of Effective Strategies for Media Companies.

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Cisneros – Jonathan Blum ::: Maxus – Neil Stewart ::: Starcom – Eva Powell and Sabino Petruccelli ::: 

Cisneros announced the appointment of Jonathan Blum as President of Cisneros Media, a newly formed corporate division encompassing all of the organization’s affiliated media and entertainment companies, aligning their business strategies and fostering greater synergy. Jonathan will report directly to Adriana Cisneros, CEO of Cisneros, and be based, along with his team, at the corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida.

As President of Cisneros Media, Jonathan Blum will head a division that includes broadcast television, Pay-TV, production, content distribution, music, and beauty pageant companies. He also will be in charge of Venevision International for Latin American markets.

stewartNeil Stewart is the new global chief client officer of Maxus. He will be in charge of the global operations, overseeing all client relationships, for clients including UPS, Barclays, NBC Universal, Church & Dwight and Fiat. Stewart was Asia-Pacific Maxus CEO. He will continue to work from Singapore.

powellStarcom has announced two appointements: Eva Powell as head of strategy and Sabino Petruccelli as head of performance marketing. These appointments follow the recent hire of Isabelle Baas as digital director. Both will report to Pippa Glucklich, managing director of Starcom.

As head of strategy, Powell will work with Starcom’s planning department and will be responsible for devising the strategic direction of the division’s client portfolio.

As head of performance marketing, Sabino Petruccelli will be responsible for leading a team of fifteen, focused on client relations and new business. He will also be tasked with expanding the performance function within the Starcom brand and will support Starcom’s client base in driving performance driven opportunities.

What? Jonathan Blum is the new President of Cisneros Media.
Why it matters: The appointment establishes the creation of a corporate division encompassing all of the organization’s affiliated media and entertainment companies. He also will be in charge of Venevision International for Latin American markets.

blum.cisnerosCisneros announced the appointment of Jonathan Blum as President of Cisneros Media, a newly formed corporate division encompassing all of the organization’s affiliated media and entertainment companies, aligning their business strategies and fostering greater synergy. Jonathan will report directly to Adriana Cisneros, CEO of Cisneros, and be based, along with his team, at the corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida.

As President of Cisneros Media, Jonathan Blum will head a division that includes broadcast television, Pay-TV, production, content distribution, music, and beauty pageant companies. The holding company will incorporate Venevision, the leading broadcaster and content producer in Venezuela; Venevision Plus, VmasTV and VePlusTV, the organization’s cable networks throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Miss Venezuela Organization, which holds a record six Miss World and Miss Universe titles.

Cisneros Media also includes such corporate business as Venevision International, the global distributor of entertainment content with more than 35 years in the industry; Venevision Productions, the largest independent producer of Spanish-language programming in the United States; and Venevision Music, which operates two record labels, VeneMusic and Siente Music, a music publishing company, Venevision International Publishing, and a concert producer and promoter, VeneShow.

“Since taking the position of General Manager of Venevision in 2011, Jonathan excelled at the tasks placed before him, bringing a fresh new perspective to the production of new and innovative programming, and consequently, maximizing advertising revenues, market share, and increasing the company value. Now as President Cisneros Media, we are confident he will succeed in bringing together all of the organization’s expansive media and entertainment interests to create a prominent global content provider for all platforms, present and future,” assured Adriana Cisneros.

“I am eager to take on this new endeavor as President of Cisneros Media. We will find strengths in our diversity, enabling us to cover all aspects of the industry, from development, production and distribution, with greater focus and unity to confront the challenges of the future by embracing new technology and creating exciting and profitable content that can naturally flow between all digital platforms and multiple screens,” stated Jonathan Blum. “The success of our mission is guaranteed by the increased synergy between our business units, and by the commitment and integrity of our employees, and I’m proud to be among them.”

Prior to his present position, Jonathan was Vice President & General Manager of Venevision, where he was in charge of the network’s operations. He was responsible for the creation and implementation of content development strategies and co-productions; in addition to overseeing the station’s digital migration to High Definition [HD]. This is Jonathan Blum’s second tenure at Cisneros; the first was in 2001 through 2007, when he served as the Venevision’s Planning Director. Before his return, Jonathan had a success run at E! Networks Latin America, initially hired as Executive Director before being promoted to Vice President of Business Operations in 2009.

Jonathan Blum earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA) in Caracas, Venezuela (1997), participating in a student exchange program to study abroad at the London Business School in England. He has a Civil Engineering degree from Venezuela’s Universidad Metropolitana; and has received numerous industry recognitions and distinctions.

What? Jonathan Blum is the new President of Cisneros Media.
Why it matters: The appointment establishes the creation of a corporate division encompassing all of the organization’s affiliated media and entertainment companies.

blum.cisnerosCisneros announced the appointment of Jonathan Blum as President of Cisneros Media, a newly formed corporate division encompassing all of the organization’s affiliated media and entertainment companies, aligning their business strategies and fostering greater synergy. Jonathan will report directly to Adriana Cisneros, CEO of Cisneros, and be based, along with his team, at the corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida.

As President of Cisneros Media, Jonathan Blum will head a division that includes broadcast television, Pay-TV, production, content distribution, music, and beauty pageant companies. The holding company will incorporate Venevision, the leading broadcaster and content producer in Venezuela; Venevision Plus, VmasTV and VePlusTV, the organization’s cable networks throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Miss Venezuela Organization, which holds a record six Miss World and Miss Universe titles.

Cisneros Media also includes such corporate business as Venevision International, the global distributor of entertainment content with more than 35 years in the industry; Venevision Productions, the largest independent producer of Spanish-language programming in the United States; and Venevision Music, which operates two record labels, VeneMusic and Siente Music, a music publishing company, Venevision International Publishing, and a concert producer and promoter, VeneShow.

“Since taking the position of General Manager of Venevision in 2011, Jonathan excelled at the tasks placed before him, bringing a fresh new perspective to the production of new and innovative programming, and consequently, maximizing advertising revenues, market share, and increasing the company value. Now as President Cisneros Media, we are confident he will succeed in bringing together all of the organization’s expansive media and entertainment interests to create a prominent global content provider for all platforms, present and future,” assured Adriana Cisneros.

“I am eager to take on this new endeavor as President of Cisneros Media. We will find strengths in our diversity, enabling us to cover all aspects of the industry, from development, production and distribution, with greater focus and unity to confront the challenges of the future by embracing new technology and creating exciting and profitable content that can naturally flow between all digital platforms and multiple screens,” stated Jonathan Blum. “The success of our mission is guaranteed by the increased synergy between our business units, and by the commitment and integrity of our employees, and I’m proud to be among them.”

Prior to his present position, Jonathan was Vice President & General Manager of Venevision, where he was in charge of the network’s operations. He was responsible for the creation and implementation of content development strategies and co-productions; in addition to overseeing the station’s digital migration to High Definition [HD]. This is Jonathan Blum’s second tenure at Cisneros; the first was in 2001 through 2007, when he served as the Venevision’s Planning Director. Before his return, Jonathan had a success run at E! Networks Latin America, initially hired as Executive Director before being promoted to Vice President of Business Operations in 2009.

Jonathan Blum earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA) in Caracas, Venezuela (1997), participating in a student exchange program to study abroad at the London Business School in England. He has a Civil Engineering degree from Venezuela’s Universidad Metropolitana; and has received numerous industry recognitions and distinctions.