Univision has assigned Hilda García to lead and expand Univision’s Digital local news verticals as VP of Digital Local News.
As part of the growth efforts, the company has promoted Fernando Mexía to Senior Director, Managing Editor of Entertainment.
Both García and Mexía will report directly to Juan Pablo Convers, SVP, Digital Content and Editorial Operations.
In her new role, García will drive Univision’s digital strategy for local news across all 16 markets, focusing on growing and building community, editorial vision, setting new standards of quality, and working closely with news directors on their local initiatives.
Mexía’s new role will include management of Univision Digital’s editorial entertainment team based in three different countries and the ideation and execution of new editorial products for Univision.com and social media platforms, as well as partnering with the linear team to create digital extensions of TV brands on digital platforms.
Mexía joined Univision in 2015.