Telemundo Ups Pombo To Business News VP

Telemundo today promoted Vanessa Pombo to the newly created position of vice president of production management and business news, Telemundo Network. She will report to Luis Fernandez, EVP, news, Telemundo Network.

In her new role, Pombo will manage domestic and international broadcast news operations, production, and post-operations, and will oversee initiatives to enhance the quality of Telemundo News broadcasts. In addition, she will be responsible for identifying latest trends in news gathering technology and additional streams of revenue to maximize the outcome of shows under the News Department umbrella.

Previously, she was senior director, business news where she was charged with finding new revenue opportunities and optimizing revenue streams across the news division. Prior to that, Pombo was the senior director of production management at Telemundo Studios where she worked directly with production and creative executives supporting projects from pre-production to wrap to enforce legal compliance and cost control.

Pombo brings nearly 20 years of experience to the role. Prior to joining Telemundo, she spent her career at Univision, where she first began as an Audience Coordinator and worked her way up to become VP of Univision Studios, where she worked with sales, integrated marketing, and talent acquisition units to identify, develop and integrate products and ideas for the network. She also served as executive in charge of production/operations, directing and supervising new projects for launch.

Pombo is currently working on a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration at Barry University. She has completed the Entertainment Master Class program in Andermatt, Switzerland, the Management Master Class program at Cambridge University, and holds a Media Management certificate from Florida International University. Pombo is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

She has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for entertainment programs, winning one in 2001 for her work on Con Cierta Intimidad.


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