She most recently served as Univision Communications’ EVP and Chief Communications Officer and played an integral role at the company for more than 15 years. Now, after a “remarkable sabbatical year,” Rosemary Mercedes has accepted a position to run communications for the British Broadcasting Corp.’s BBC Studios in the Americas — its largest international market.
American businessman Sol Trujillo has served as the Chief Executive Officer of U.S. West, Orange and of Telstra. Now, he’s launching a podcast venture with U.S. Hispanic consumers as the target, and he is teaming with Rick Sanchez to get a bit more L’Attitude flowing in the on-demand audio space.
Carlos Branco has taken the position of Assistant Program Director for Meruelo Media-owned Latin Urban FM “CALI 93.9,” KLLI-FM in Los Angeles. Branco has spent the last 15 years with Univision Radio, most recently overseeing the content and brand expansion for 5 of its Spanish Adult Contemporary stations. “We’re excited to welcome Carlos back to…
NBCU LAUNCH, the umbrella brand that houses the comprehensive diversity, equity and inclusion efforts across NBCU’s television portfolio, has forged a new partnership with Telemundo to increase the number of Hispanic female directors in scripted television. This partnership is an extension of the Hispanic network’s corporate initiative Mujeres Imparables (Unstoppable Women).
On May 16, 2007, “Rumba 104.5” and WUBA were replaced with Alternative music, as WRFF, which remains on the air today. At Noon on March 11, 2022, iHeartMedia and its iHeartLatino division led by Miami veteran air personality Enrique Santos, decided to give it another try in the City of Brotherly Love. Rumba is back in Philly, only this time it is on a home once home to an Eagle, to Smooth Jazz and, most recently, “The Breeze.”
VIS, a division of Paramount, has approved an exclusive first-look deal with Latin entertainer Jaime Camil (Jane The Virgin, Schmigadoon!, Kimi, La Fea Más Bella, Broke, Coco) to develop an array of projects for Paramount+. Under the terms of the agreement, he will create, develop, and produce exclusive Spanish language and majority-Spanish language scripted and non-scripted content for the streaming service.