January 23, 2017 8:19 AM ET


Company Overview of Univision Communications Inc.

Company Overview

Univision Communications Inc., a media company, produces and delivers content across various media platforms to inform, entertain, and empower Hispanic America. The company operates through two segments, Media Networks and Radio. It operates Univision Network and UniMás Spanish-language broadcast television networks; and nine cable networks, including Galavisión, Univision Deportes, De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit, Univision tlnovelas, and ForoTV. The company also owns and operates 59 television stations in the United States; and provides programming to 75 broadcast network station affiliates. In addition, it owns and operates 67 radio stations; and Uforia, a di...

605 Third Avenue

New York, NY 10158

United States

Founded in 1992



Key Executives for Univision Communications Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Executive Chairman
Age: 72
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 55
Chief Local Media Officer and Executive Vice President of Technology, Operations & Engineering
Age: 57
Chief Commercial Officer and President of Content Distribution
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Univision Communications Inc. Key Developments

Univision Communications Inc. Promotes Rosemary Mercedes as Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Univision Communications Inc. promoted Rosemary Mercedes to executive vice president and chief communications officer, effective immediately. Mercedes previously served as interim head of corporate communications and public relations. In her expanded role, Mercedes will take charge of the company's overall communications and media relations plans, as well as programming and talent publicity strategies.

Univision Communications to Cut 200 to 250 Jobs

Univision Communications will cut between 200 to 250 jobs, with many layoffs expected at Fusion in Doral. As part of the restructuring, other office and editorial employees will likely be laid off.

Univision Communications to Lay Off Between 200 to 250 People

Univision Communications will lay off between 200 to 250 people in a restructuring. Many of the layoffs are expected to be at Fusion, which is based in Doral. Other ‘business-side and editorial employees’ throughout New York-based Univision will be laid off as well.

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