Keith Turner is president of Advertising Sales and Marketing at Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America. In this role, he oversees advertising sales and marketing for the Company’s suite of media offerings, including Univision Network, UniMás Network, Univision Cable Networks, which includes Galavisión, Univision tlnovelas, UDN (Univision Deportes Network), FOROtv, and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, and Telehit – as well as UCI Local Media, Digital and El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. Turner reports directly to the CEO.
Turner brings more than 30 years of demonstrated success in the media industry. He most recently served as the senior vice president of Media Sales and Sponsorship at the NFL. In that role, Turner oversaw the NFL sponsorship business as well as advertising sales for all NFL media platforms, which include NFL Network, NFL.com, and NFL Mobile. While there, he spearheaded the return of Anheuser-Busch as an NFL partner after an eight-year hiatus, and struck new partnerships with Marriott, Bose, USAA, and XBOX.
Prior to joining the NFL, Turner spent more than 20 years at NBC where he held various roles, including president of Sales and Marketing, senior vice president of Olympic and Sports Sales, vice president of Olympic and Sports Sales, and vice president of Sport Sales, among other positions. Before NBC, he was an account executive for CBS. Turner began his career at Grey Advertising.
Turner has been recognized by Broadcasting & Cable’s as “13 Names to Know” and honored by The National Kidney Foundation with the Visionary Leader Award. He is a graduate of C.W. Post with a bachelor’s of science in Business Management and Marketing.