MIAMI – August 6, 2018 – NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises today announced new leadership responsibilities of four key executives, which will allow the organization to further accelerate its leadership position in media and as the choice and voice of Latinos today across all platforms.
Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and NBCUniversal International Group, said, “These industry veterans will continue to power Telemundo’s spectacular rise during this momentous time for Hispanic media, as Latinos reshape the way Americans think, act and buy. Each of the leaders named today has advanced our clear mission for change, as we continue to transform our business for the future. I am excited by everything they have accomplished already for Telemundo and believe that for our audiences, our partners and our employees – the best is yet to come.”
This news comes during a time of tremendous momentum for Telemundo, fueled by culturally relevant, top quality content, innovative multiplatform strategies and cutting-edge partnerships. Telemundo’s strength is fueled by its prime time programming wins, record-breaking ratings during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™ and weekend news growth combined with record ratings for local news across key markets.
This team of executives have leveraged their deep media industry expertise and intimate understanding of the Hispanic community to help Telemundo reach new heights and build on its success as the number one Spanish language network in primetime.
Senior Leadership Appointments
• Beau Ferrari: EVP of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. Ferrari oversees the operations, financial performance and corporate strategy for the company. He will closely partner with all content divisions and NBCUniversal teams across the portfolio.
• Mónica Gil: EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. Gil will become CMO and will serve as the key executive driving the company’s reputation, brand and corporate marketing. She will also oversee communications, corporate affairs and the human resources functions.
• Peter Blacker: EVP, Revenue Strategy & Innovation, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. In this newly created role, Blacker will work across linear and digital platforms to amplify the company’s monetization efforts throughout all revenue streams. He will closely collaborate with NBCUniversal teams and will also oversee the company’s Digital & Emerging Business Group.
• Ronald Day: EVP, Entertainment, Telemundo Networks. Day will be responsible for programming, talent and promotions of primetime, daytime and specials for Telemundo and Universo Networks.
This leadership team will report to Conde and will be based at the new state-of-the-art Telemundo Center in Miami, which opened in March 2018 and sets the new standard for Hispanic media. It’s a one-of-a-kind, next-generation multimedia production and broadcast facility that brings news, sports, entertainment and digital platforms all under one roof, reflecting the organization’s role as the epicenter of Hispanic activity in the U.S.
About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality, Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 28 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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