Steve Mandala is executive vice president of Advertising Sales for Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America. In this role, he oversees the Company’s Business Development, Digital, Sports, Network and Cable Sales, and Direct Response.
Mandala, who previously served as Univision’s vice president/West Coast Network Sales, rejoined the Company in 2012. He came to UCI after spending 15 years in various leadership roles at NBCUniversal and Telemundo.
During his five-year tenure as executive vice president, Cable Entertainment Ad Sales at NBCUniversal, Mandala led a team of more than 200 marketing and selling professionals working on seven different networks. He played a key role in the integration of the acquisition of Oxygen to the NBCU family and the NBCU/Comcast integration process.
Prior to NBCUniversal, Mandala served as senior vice president, Telemundo Network Sales and Marketing and Affiliate Relations. His television sales career began when he joined Telemundo’s KVEA-52 affiliate in Los Angeles as general sales manager.
A graduate from the University of Southern California’s School of Business Administration, Mandala is recipient of Hispanic Ad’s “Hispanic Media Executive of the Year.”