NBCU’s Telemundo Station Group adds nine stations in six markets in the $75 million deal announced in December. The group now boasts stations in 24 markets in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Three New Execs At Telemundo’s WZDC
Janette Luviano will lead the Washington station’s newsroom as news director; Will Hildebrandt has been named VP of sales; and Nestor Alvarenga will oversee community affairs strategies as community manager.
WTMO, WRMD Streamline Automation With NVerzion
ZGS Communications-owned Telemundo affiliates WTMO-CD Orlando and WRMD-CD Tampa have completed the installation of a comprehensive multi-channel broadcast automation system supplied by NVerzion, a broadcast equipment manufacturer headquartered in Salt Lake City. After on-site, in-depth personnel training by the NVerzion staff, the two systems at the separate stations function identically. Prior to the install, management […]
The price tag comes from an FCC filing. NBCU announced the acquisition of the Telemundo affiliate group on Monday without giving the price.
The stations include a full power station in El Paso, Texas, and 12 low power outlets in 10 markets. Terms were not disclosed.
Hispanic Broadcaster Offers Scholarships, Internship
ZGS Communications, a Hispanic-owned broadcaster with nine Spanish-language Telemundo affiliates in some of the nation’s largest markets, told the FCC that DirecTV has “systematically denied” the group carriage on its service and ZGS asked the FCC to broker a mutually-acceptable carriage deal with DirecTV or the merged AT&T-DirecTV before approving the merger..
ZGS Communications today promoted Sandra Vera to vice president of national sales. Vera has been a member of ZGS’ national sales team since 2004, most recently as the director of national sales. In her new role, she will oversee national spot sales across the ZGS Station Group, and will work with sales leaders across the company. […]
The Hispanic Institute, Entravision Communications Corp., ZGS Communications and the Media Alliance are the latest members of the new coalition created in response to efforts by cable and satellite operators that want to restrict broadcasters’ retransmission consent efforts.
Holaciudad Strives To Unite Hispanic Visitors
ZGS Communications’ Spanish-language news site Holaciudad partners with TV network Telemundo and mixes local news with national content in its effort to serve Spanish speakers from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.
ZGS Communications today named Manuel Olaiz national sales manager. Olaiz is responsible for leading new business development on behalf of the ZGS Station Group and handling national sales for the company’s Telemundo affiliate KNSO Fresno, Calif. He will work closely with the Telemundo National Sales Office and the ZGS national sales team. He is based in Los Angeles […]