Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE:UVN), the leadingSpanish-language media company in the United States, today announced the promotion of Otto Padron to Senior Vice President of Programmingand Promotions for the Univision Network, effective immediately. In this role, he will continue to oversee all aspects of programming, scheduling, acquisition, promotions and research for the network.Padron will remain based in Miami and will continue to report to Alina Falcon, Executive Vice President and Operating Manager for the Univision Network, Univision Communications Inc.
Otto Padron began his television career over ten years ago. He joined Univision in 1995 as Director of Programming Special Projects, overseeing key domestic shows in pre-development. He was named Director of On-Air Promotions in 1996 and was promoted to Director of Network Programming in 1998. In 2003 Padron was named VP of Programming and Promotions for the Univision Network.
Padron received his BS in Economics and Broadcast Communicationsfrom the University of Miami in 1991. He served actively in the U.S.Army from 1984 to 1988 and is currently a captain in the Army Reserve.