Univision 23 Wins Prestigious 2003 Gabriel Award From the Catholic Academy for...

Univision 23 Wins Prestigious 2003 Gabriel Award From the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals



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MIAMI, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–October 16, 2003–Univision (WLTV 23 / Miami) has received a 2003 Gabriel Award from the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals for its program “La Infancia y el Aprendizaje, Part II” (Childhood and Learning, Part II), in the “News/Informational National TV Release” category. The award will be presented at a special ceremony taking place at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in St. Louis, MO, on Saturday, October 18, 2003.

Produced as part of Univision’s Education Initiative, “La Infancia y el Aprendizaje” interviews educators and various experts, who discuss the importance of the interaction between parent and child during the first six years of life, and how this interaction will formulate the child’s intellectual development. Part I of the series covers learning skills and development from birth to age three, while Part II, targeting kids in preschool, discusses learning capacity and shows how parents can enhance these learning skills from ages three to six.

Like its biblical angel namesake, who used a trumpet to announce messages from God, the Gabriel Awards were created to trumpet the best in artistic, creative and inspirational media presentations, and to exert a positive effect on the radio, television, and film industry. The Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals, a national network of broadcasters, communication directors, independent producers, syndicators, and public relations, Internet, and other media professionals, and is the U.S. affiliate of SIGNIS, the international Vatican-approved organization for communication.

Gabriel Awards entrants go through a highly selective process of preliminary screening and blue ribbon judging. Juries only present an award in a particular category when a level of excellence is achieved – in values, content, creativity, artistic quality, technical quality, or impact.

Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN) 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 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, the new general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 77% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 23 Univision Network television stations and one non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 30 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Music Group, which includes the Univision Music label, Fonovisa Records label and a 50% interest in Mexican based Disa Records label as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Internet company in the U.S. Hispanic market located at http://www.univision.com. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with network operations in Miami and television stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.

For further information, log on to http://www.univision.com, then click on “Miami.”

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Univision 23 Wins Prestigious 2003 Gabriel Award From the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals