Univision Online Opens Bay Area Office

03/11/08 . Rosemary Mercedes

Scott Thompson to Lead New Regional Office

New York, NY — Univision Online, Inc., the interactive subsidiary of Univision Communications Inc., the nationís leading Spanish-language media company, announced the opening of a new office in San Francisco, one of the top online advertising markets in the country. Scott Thompson, Univision Onlineís newly appointed director of the northwest region, will lead the office. Thompson will report to Charlie Echeverry, senior vice president of digital sales.

ìThis is the ideal time for Univision Online to open an office in the Bay Area, allowing us to continue our strong momentum by creating new advertising partnerships,î said Echeverry. ìI am excited to welcome Scott to the Univision Online team. He has strong relationships with many of the top advertisers in the Bay Area and solid experience in the technology and electronics categories, making him the ideal person to drive our growth.î

With more than 10 years of digital sales experience, Thompson most recently served as Disney Onlineís northwest senior account manager, where he effectively established strategic partnerships with major brands in a variety of business categories. Prior to that, he held positions with Jupitermedia Corporation, Winstar Interactive Media, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc, and Nabisco. Thompson sits on the board of The Bay Area Interactive Group (BIG). He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.

ìI am thrilled to join Univision Online. This new and exciting opportunity allows me the ability to leverage my digital sales background with an unparalleled portfolio of cross media assets,î said Thompson.

About Univision Online, Inc.
Univision Online, Inc. is the interactive division of Univision Communications Inc., the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Univision Communications Inc. owns and operates Univision Online, Inc., the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., located at www.univision.com, and Univision MÛvil, the most relevant Spanish-language mobile content and video, which includes in-show wireless integrations, PSMS programs and the industryís most comprehensive downloadable content catalog. Univision Communications Inc.ís operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 99% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 89% of U.S. Hispanic Households; GalavisiÛn, the countryís leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 64 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 70 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 5 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, La Calle Records and Mexico-based Disa Records as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies. Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisaís pay television channels in the U.S., and a non-voting 14.9% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.

For more information, visit www.univision.net and the Univision Online Media Kit

Contact: Emeli Gomez
Univision Online
310-410-5607
egomez@us.univision.com

 

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