Telemundo Network today announced it named Joshua Mintz Senior Executive Vice President, Telemundo Entertainment, effective immediately. In this role, he’ll be responsible for the entertainment development and programming strategy for the network. He’ll report directly to Telemundo president Don Browne.
Joshua was most recently VP Strategic Development at Telemundo Studios. He joined the company in 2007. He previously worked as Director of Programming, Production and Operations for Azteca América, and before that spent 6 years at Univision as Dramatic Production Director. He also worked 10 years in different technical and production positions at Televisa in Mexico.
Adriana Ibañez, EVP of Programming, will continue overseeing programming and scheduling strategy for Telemundo’s network and international cable channel. She’ll be reporting to Joshua Mintz.
On the local station level, Marty Sokoler has been hired as VP of Sales for KVEA-52 in Los Angeles and Diana Fernandez as VP of Sales for WSNS-44 in Chicago.
Marty was most recently the owner of a media consulting firm. He previously worked as VP of the Denver Newspaper Agency and VP and GM of Comcast Spotlight in L.A.
Diana was most recently a business and marketing consultant. She has previously worked as Director of Sales for Azteca América and as Local Sales Manager for Univision in Chicago.