Univision Names New Leaders For News, Sports
December 10, 2010 at 5:07 AM (PT)
UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS has named PODER Editor-in-Chief ISAAC LEE as President of News and former PETRY rep firm CEO ALEXANDER "SANDY" BROWN as President of Sports. The pair, who will oversee news and sports across the company's many media platforms, replace ALINA FALCON, who is stepping down from overseeing news and sports for the Spanish-language media giant to consult on special projects. LEE will be based in MIAMI and will report th UNIVISION NETWORKS President CESAR CONDE, while BROWN will be in NEW YORK and will also report to CONDE.
President and CEO JOE UVA said, "We are thrilled to welcome ISAAC and SANDY to the UNIVISION family and believe that their extensive media experience and deep industry relationships will be instrumental in taking our news and sports offerings to the next level. I am confident that with his intimate understanding of our audiences, ISAAC will further advance our mission to provide the most informative, unbiased and comprehensive news coverage to the U.S. Hispanic community while SANDY will further bolster our top-notch sports offerings with his profound track record of strategic and results-driven leadership in sports. I also want to thank ALINA for her many years of service to UNIVISION and the Hispanic community. We are delighted that she will remain a consultant and special advisor to the Company so that we can continue to benefit from her insights."