NBCU Completes ZGS Stations Buy

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.

DMAS 13 & 18

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 […]

NBCU Paying $75 Million For ZGS Stations

The price tag comes from an FCC filing. NBCU announced the acquisition of the Telemundo affiliate group on Monday without giving the price.

NBCU Buying 13 Telemundo Affils From ZGS

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

FCC Asked To Broker DirecTV Carriage Deal

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 Names Sandra Vera National Sales VP

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 […]

Latino, Consumer Voices Join TVfreedom.Org

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 Names Manuel Olaiz National Sales Manager

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 […]