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Univision Names Richard E. Goldberg Executive Vice President, Affiliate Relations(November 19, 2001)
"We are very pleased to welcome a professional of Richard's caliber to Univision," said Wortsman. "With more than 12 years of experience in the television industry, Richard brings a wealth of knowledge to the position, including comprehensive understanding of the strategies and relationships surrounding all aspects of content acquisition within the broadcast, satellite and cable industries. Richard is a proven leader with an impressive track record of managing key relationships. We are confident that he will quickly become a valuable member of the Univision team."
"Univision is the most exciting media company in the United States today," commented Goldberg. "I look forward to becoming a valuable part of this unique, growing organization, as we work to coordinate Univision and Galavision's unparalleled network of broadcast, satellite and cable affiliates, while developing relationships for Univision's newest property, Telefutura."
Prior to joining Univision, Goldberg launched and was President of Blue Star Media, a media, technology and communications consulting practice. From 1993-2000, Goldberg held various executive-level positions at DirecTV. Most recently, he held the position of Vice-President, New Ventures and Content Strategies in which he developed and executed cable, off-network and original programming opportunities. Goldberg also served as Vice President and Department Head, Programming Acquisitions, DirecTV, in which he oversaw all aspects of the acquisition of programming content for the Company. Prior to working at DirecTV, Goldberg was a Presidential Commissioned Policy Analyst. Before that, he was an account executive for Turner Cable Network. Goldberg graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Univision Communications Inc, the leading Spanish-language television broadcast company in the United States, reaches 95 percent of U.S. Hispanic households through its owned-and-operated stations, 32 broadcast affiliates and 1,103 cable affiliates nationwide. The Company's operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language television network in the U.S.; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 12 full-power and 7 low-power television stations, including full-power stations in 11 of the top 15 U.S. Hispanic markets; Galavision, the Country's leading Spanish-language cable network, Univision Online, the premier Internet company in the U.S. Hispanic market reaching 80% of the nation's Spanish-speaking online audience at www.univision.com; the Univision Music Group, which includes a 50% interest in one of the leading Mexican music publishing and recording company Disa Records; and Telefutura, a new Spanish-language network scheduled to launch in January 2002. Univision is headquartered in Los Angeles, with network operations in Miami and television stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
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