NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has hired three new executives, saying in today’s announcement that their additions are a way to “boost” the network’s position as “the leading Hispanic authority.”
Ronald Day, ousted from Univision in 2012, has been named EVP of Programming for Telemundo Networks, replacing replacing Jesús Torres Viera, who left the company in June 2017.
Amanda Calpin is appointed Chief Financial Officer for Telemundo Networks. She replaces Greg Resh.
Ignacio Barrera joins the company in the newly created role of SVP of Sales and Business Development for Telemundo Global Studios.
Day, who spent 20 years at Univision, will oversee the entertainment programming strategy and execution, including program planning, scheduling, acquisitions, and the production of Telemundo’s daily entertainment shows.
As head of the network programming team, he’ll also be a member of the Scripted Development Committee working closely with Telemundo Global Studios in the development and production of primetime original content and partner with the Music team in the development of Reality primetime programming. He’ll also oversee and provide creative leadership to the Universo team.
Day worked at Telemundo Network earlier in his career as a Senior Producer for Telemundo.
He’ll be based in Miami and report to Luis Silberwasser, President of Telemundo Networks.
Calpin will be responsible for managing all financial and accounting functions of Telemundo including broadcast and cable networks, global studios, sports and news division, digital, international distribution groups and network corporate functions.
She’ll be based in Miami, and report to Beau Ferrari, Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
Previously, Calpin held CFO and VP of Finance roles at the Telemundo Station Group.
Barrera will be responsible for the syndication of Telemundo Studios and Telemundo International Studios productions, co-productions, and third party productions.
He’ll manage end-to-end deal negotiation process, including cross-functional team coordination across Legal, Ad Sales, Business Affairs, Technology, and Digital Media teams.
Barrera will be based in Miami and report to Marcos Santana, President of Telemundo Global Studios.
Before joining Telemundo, Barrera was Chief Content Officer at Albavision where he was responsible for content development of scripted, reality shows and alternative productions, content acquisitions, scheduling and promotion. Prior to that, he was Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Tepuy International, now Telemundo International.