Univision Communications

  1. Univision, Eventus Partner for Celia Cruz-Branded Products

    September 17, 2012 7:32 PM EDT Univision Enterprises, a relatively new division of media giant Univision Communications, has signed an exclusive global agreement to license consumer products branded with the name an image of late salsa queen Celia Cruz. Cruz-branded products wi ...

  2. Latin Power Players: Cesar Conde

    August 01, 2011 10:20 PM EDT Cesar Conde President, Univision Networks Nearly two years after his appointment, Cesar Conde's impact as president of Univision Networks is clearly felt. The company includes not only the Univision network (the top-rated Spanish-language TV ...

  3. Univision Radio Network President Gary Stone To Retire

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Gary Stone, the longtime president/COO of the Univision Radio network, will retire from the company at the end of the year, Univision Communciations announced in a statement. Stone's retirement comes after 25 years at Univision Radio and its ...

  4. Univision Creates Local Media Unit

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spanish-language powerhouse Univision has launched Univision Local Media, joining the industry trend of leveraging radio, TV and interactive media in local markets. To lead the new group, Univision named former Tribune exec Peter Walker president. ...

  5. Univision Plans Upfront Showcase In N.Y.

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT After skipping a big New York showcase event during last year's upfront season, Univision will return to that format this year, the network confirmed today. Separately, budding Spanish-language network Estrella TV said it would put on its fir ...

  6. Univision Realigns With New Management

    March 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications is realigning its news and entertainment operations with a new management structure. Alina Falcon has been named to the newly created position of president of news for Univision and will oversee news and sports operations ...

  7. Op-Ed: A Cultural Gateway

    March 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Latin music is currently enjoying a greater level of popularity in the United States than at any other time in its long history. Spanish radio has become a leading format in major markets like Los Angeles, New York, Miami and Houston, while growin ...

  8. News Briefs: Liberman Broadcasting, Associated Press, Univision

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST -Liberman Broadcasting has purchased its eighth TV station, this time in Denver. KWHD Channel 53 (digital channel 46) will begin broadcasting Liberman’s Spanish-language Estrella TV network “as early as the second quarter 2010,” according to a Lib ...

  9. Univision Amends Debt To Buy Time, Liquidity: Exec

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A top Univision Communications executive on Thursday said the Spanish-language broadcaster amended its senior credit facility to buy time for the U.S. advertising market to recover, and added that the slide in ad sales appeared to be over for now. ...

  10. Univision To Stop Airing On Indianapolis Station

    December 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Thousands of Indiana residents will not be able to watch a Spanish-language television network after Thursday, when Univision is scheduled to stop airing on an Indianapolis station that has carried it for five years. LIN TV Corp., the parent compa ...

  11. Univision Taps Joanne Lynch as President of TV Station Group

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications moved quickly to name a new president of its 63-station Television Group. On Monday, the Spanish-language broadcaster named Joanne Lynch to replace Terry Mackin, who exited suddenly last week after a brief five-month run. ...

  12. Univision Cuts Huge Cross-platform Deal

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In what could be the largest one-time, cross-platform upfront deal ever between a Hispanic media agency and a Hispanic TV network, Zubi Advertising of Miami and Univision have completed an all-encompassing media advertising deal approaching $80 mi ...

  13. Uva Takes Over At Univision

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There is a new, more open dynamic at work at Hispanic powerhouse Univision -- and the change can in large part be attributed to the tone set by CEO Joe Uva. While no one would ever describe Uva as an over-the-top personality, his hands-on approach ...

  14. Univision Prepares Major VOD Push

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications, beginning January 2009, will offer more than 1,000 hours of video on demand that will include sports, news, movies and entertainment previously televised on its two broadcast networks, Univision and TeleFutura, and its ca ...

  15. Mexico's Televisa, Partner Univision Push Back Trial

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Leading Spanish-language broadcaster Televisa and partner Univision have pushed back a trial over the Mexican company's bid to pull out of a programming deal, a sign that an out-of-court settlement may be in the works. The two companies were ...

  16. Estefan Appointed To Univision Board

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer Gloria Estefan has been appointed to Univision Communications' board of directors, the company confirmed. The board was re-formed under the Spanish-language media giant's new ownership, led by a group of private investors. Former ...

  17. Univision Names New CEO

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST The private investor group that acquired Univision Communications Inc. has named Joe Uva, president and CEO of OMD Worldwide, to succeed the Spanish broadcaster's CEO when the acquisition closes, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday ...

  18. Univision's Net Revenues Up In Quarter

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Radio and music divisions down from '05 levels Even as talks swirl about its possible sale, Univision Communications continued to post an increase in profits. In its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006, the company po ...

  19. Hobson Named Univision CFO

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT He will report to A. Jerrold Perenchio. Andrew W. Hobson has been named chief financial officer of Univision Communications. He replaces Jeffrey Hinson, who has resigned to pursue other interests, but will remain with the company through the end o ...

  20. Univision Music Revenue Jumps In Q1

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Increases also seen in TV, radio properties. Univision Communications reported a 23% increase in revenue for the quarter ending March 31, compared with 2004. Its music group reported an increase of 59% in its net revenue for the first quarter. The ...

  21. Lideres Buys Stake In Llord's Ole

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lideres Entertainment, the U.S. affiliate of Venezuela's Lideres Entertainment Group, has acquired a majority stake in Ole Music, the Miami-based indie label founded by former Sony Discos head Oscar L MIAMI -- Lideres Entertainment, the U.S. ...

  22. Lideres Buys Stake In Llord's Ole

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lideres Entertainment, the U.S. affiliate of Venezuela's Lideres Entertainment Group, has acquired a majority stake in Ole Music, the Miami-based indie label founded by former Sony Discos head Oscar L Lideres Entertainment, the U.S. affiliate ...

  23. Rodríguez Upped To Univision COO

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec will be based in Miami. Ray Rodríguez has been appointed president and COO of Univision Communications. He takes over the post last occupied by Henry Cisneros, who left the company in August 2000. Rodríguez, who has been president of the Univ ...

  24. EMI Veteran Ruiz Joins Univision

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former EMI Mexico president/CEO Mario Ruiz has joined Univision Communications as VP of talent relations. Former EMI Mexico president/CEO Mario Ruiz has joined Univision Communications as VP of talent relations. Ruiz will be responsible for all ta ...

  25. Univision, Agmobile Form Mobile Content Alliance

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Univision Online has partnered with Agmobile, the new-media subsidiary of American Greetings Corp., to form Univision Mobile. The new unit, to be announced today, will provide Spanish-language content Univision Online has partnered with Agmobile, ...

  26. Univision To Buy Shares From CCC

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Media company to offer 15.8 million shares Spanish-language media company Univision Communications says it plans to offer 15.8 million shares of its common stock to the public and will use the proceeds to repurchase a stake held by Clear Channel C ...

  27. Univision To Buy Shares From CCC

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Company plans to offer 15.8 million shares to public Spanish-language media company Univision Communications says it plans to offer 15.8 million shares of its common stock to the public and will use the proceeds to repurchase a stake held by Clear ...