New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – PRNewswire)–January 22, 2008–Univision Communications Inc., the nation’s leading Spanish-language media company, today announced that Mónica Talán has joined Univision as Vice President of Corporate Communications, effective immediately. In this position, Talán will be responsible for managing the Company’s strategic communications and media relations efforts and promoting Univision’s suite of market-leading assets. Talán will be based in New York and report to Maryam Banikarim, Chief Marketing Officer for Univision Communications Inc.
Banikarim commented, “I am pleased to welcome Mónica to the Univision family. She has a proven track record of implementing and executing communications programs for both English- and Spanish-language communities. Mónica’s broad knowledge of the industry and strong relationships with relevant media will allow her to enhance the Company’s already deep connection and rapport with all constituencies and make her an excellent addition to Univision.”
Talán said, “I am delighted to join the Univision team and look forward to building on the excellent reputation that the Company has garnered in the industry at this exciting time. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue my work with the Hispanic community with a company that is clearly the leading player in the media landscape.”
Talán spent more than 10 years at Fleishman-Hillard, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Partner, where she acted as senior counselor and strategist for general and Hispanic market initiatives. Previously, Talán was Public Relations Manager for Enron Latin America. Earlier in her career, Talán served as International Media Coordinator for the Texas Department of Commerce. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.
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Univision Communications Inc. is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 99% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 89% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 64 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 70 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 5 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, La Calle Records and Mexico-based Disa Records as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at http://www.univision.com. Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa’s pay television channels in the U.S., and a non-voting 14.9% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
For more information, please visit http://www.univision.net.