Telemundo Stations Name Javier Ortiz HR VP

He will move from Telemundo Networks to head HR for the Spanish-language station group of 17 outlets in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Telemundo Station Group today announced that Javier I. Ortiz has been named VP of human resources for the division. A human resources veteran, Ortiz will oversee all HR functions for Telemundo’s 17 owned stations in the United States and Puerto Rico, reporting into Manuel Martinez, president of the Telemundo Station Group.

“Javier’s experience in Spanish-language television and his first-hand knowledge of our stations make him the right person to lead our human resources team,” said Martinez.

Ortiz has been with Telemundo since 2007, most recently as director of human resources for Telemundo Networks, where he has provided human resources support to the news, alternative programming, sports and programming groups for the last three years. Before that, he was Telemundo’s director of human resources for organization and staffing.

Ortiz started his career with Telemundo as human resources manager, supporting KTMD Houston and KVDA San Antonio; his role eventually grew to include KBLR Las Vegas and KDEN Denver as well.

Prior to joining Telemundo, Ortiz spent 17 years with Universal Orlando in human resources, where his responsibilities included employee relations, recruitment and selection, performance management and training and development.

Ortiz graduated from the University of Central Florida in Orlando with a BSBA in human resources management.

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