Richard Borjas has left Telemundo network and its Miami headquarters for a bigger executive role in the English-language side of NBC Universal family.
He is now VP of Programming and Development, NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution, based in Los Angeles.
He’ll report to Tracie Wilson, EVP of Creative Affairs.
In his new role, Borjas will identify and develop original programs and formats and continue to expand the division’s roster of talent and collaborators for future projects.
He’ll also manage the daily creative affairs of the division’s Los Angeles-based shows, including “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” “Access,” and “Access Live.”
In addition, he’ll work with the division’s various departments, including business affairs, finance, marketing, digital and program planning to shape the overall content strategy aimed at growing the syndication audience.
Borjas was previously VP of Production for Telemundo, where he oversaw the development and production of “Un Nuevo Día,” “Suelta La Sopa” and “La Voz Kids.” He has also produced Spanish-language reality programs “Yo Me Llamo,” “Yo Soy El Artista” and the weekly two-hour variety show “Pa’lante con Cristina.”
His last day at Telemundo was May 10.
Borjas’ experience includes producer stints for morning shows at Lifetime and ABC. Before that, he spent 11 years as a producer for Univision network programs “El Show de Cristina,” “Control” and “Lente Loco.”