Jessica Rodriguez Named Senior Vice President of Univision Cable Networks

03/31/11 . Univision PR

Miami, FL — Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today named Jessica Rodriguez senior vice president of Univision Cable Networks. In this role she will oversee the Companyís expanding cable portfolio, including the #1 Spanish-language cable network, GalavisiÛn, and the TuTv Networks, which include De PelÌcula, De PelÌcula Cl·sico, Telehit, Ritmoson Latino and Bandamax.  She will be based in Miami and report to Cesar Conde, president, Univision Networks.

ìAt Univision we recognize the opportunity we have to continue to enhance and expand our offerings for the more than 50 million Hispanics in this country,î said Conde. ìJessicaís strategic vision, understanding of Hispanic audiences, passion for programming and creativity will allow us to continue to deliver on our programming leadership.î

ìThis is a tremendous opportunity to help Univision build on its legacy of delivering the best content bar none across its platforms,î said Rodriguez. ìI look forward to working closely with our programming, promotion, distribution and ad sales teams to deliver results for our existing audiences, partners and customers, as we explore leveraging and launching new platforms.î

Rodriguez joined Univision in 2001 and most recently served as vice president, special assistant to the president of Univision Networks. In this role she has successfully overseen the implementation of strategic initiatives across the Company. Prior to that role she was vice president and station manager of Univisionís television station in Puerto Rico helping to launch the station and overseeing news, production, programming, partner relationships and day-to-day operations. She helped establish the stationís leadership in ratings and sales during her tenure. Rodriguez began her career as an analyst and then an associate for Chase Manhattan Bank in New York City. She is a graduate of Fordham University and has an MBA from Stanford University School of Business.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the premier media company serving the U.S. Hispanic community. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 95% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, reaching 85% of U.S. Hispanic Households; GalavisiÛn, the countryís leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Companyís platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, which includes Univision.com, the leading Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., and Univision MÛvil, the industryís most comprehensive Spanish-language suite of mobile offerings; and TuTv, U.S. outlet for pay television channels of Mexico-based Grupo Televisa. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.

Contact: Monica Talan
Univision Communications Inc.
212-455-5331
mtalan@univision.net

 

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