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Chávez promoted to COO at mitú

Jesus ChavezJesús Chávez has been promoted from SVP of Operations to Chief Operating Officer at Latino digital media company mitú.

Based in the company’s Los Angeles headquarters, he reports to CEO Herb Scannell.

In his new role, Chávez will drive all aspects of mitú’s business strategy, including audience development across social platforms, data and analytics, and account management.

He will also continue to lead the framework and workflow to support the expansion of mitu’s strategic branded partnerships as well as digital network platforms – from Snapchat Discover to YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.

Chávez previously spent nine years at Univision, working in senior leadership roles managing digital operations and strategy across the company’s Television, Local Interactive Media and Univision Radio groups.

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One Response to “Chávez promoted to COO at mitú”

  1. Gramgenius says:

    Congratulations! Keep up the good work and give some tips for us to learn as well.

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes, writing about Hispanic media and entertainment. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News, later becoming a digital media manager. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016.
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