Jennifer Gibbs has recently joined the Miami Science Museum as senior vice president of development. She will be responsible for leading the Capital Campaign project to build the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, which broke ground in Downtown Miami earlier this year. Before joining the museum, she was vice president of development for public television station WPBT2 in Miami, where she directed major gift fundraising, on-air fundraising, corporate underwriting and membership services.
Albert Rodriguez has been promoted to chief operating officer at Spanish Broadcasting System. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and will continue to oversee the revenue and profit performance of the company’s consolidated operations, including radio, television, interactive and entertainment divisions. He has been chief revenue officer of the company’s consolidated operations and general manager of the Miami television market since Jan. 2011.
Juan Carlos Sosa promoted to vice president of marketing and business development at Cisneros Group of Cos.
Juan Carlos Sosa has been promoted to vice president of marketing and business development at the Cisneros Group of Cos. He was director of marketing and communications at Venevision International, an entertainment company of the Cisneros Group. In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting Adriana Cisneros de Griffin, vice chairman and vice president of strategy of the Cisneros Group, in the development of corporate business plans and global strategic policies. He joined Cisneros in April 1994 as part of its telecommunications division, employed by communication systems company Americatel.
Euridice Ventura has been named vice president of affiliate marketing for consolidated operations for Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc, (SBS). She will oversee all strategic partnerships with cable, satellite and telecom distributors. She will be responsible for leading marketing initiatives for all national and local distributors and directing creative and production efforts for client-specific consumer campaigns and industry-wide initiatives. She also is the liaison between SBS Radio, MegaTV, SBS Interactive and SBS Entertainment divisions. Based will based in Miami. She has worked for companies such as Radio Caracas Television (RCTV), E! Entertainment Television Latin America and Sony Pictures (AXN Latin America) as part of the programming team and as a producer, specializing on special music event productions, combining marketing and concert productions with television.
Manchester Business School has named Melissa Holland as the new director of its Miami Center in Downtown Miami. In her role, she will be responsible for the overall operations, program administration, student recruitment and business development. Before joining Manchester Business School, she was director of MBA programs at Georgia Southern University, with responsibility for recruiting, admissions, student services, alumni relations and new program development. Earlier in her career, she was a vice president at Rabobank International, where she specialized in underwriting large corporate senior debt transactions for companies in the food and agriculture industry. She also worked at GE Capital and SunTrust Bank, where she was an underwriter of debt and equity transactions to the media and telecommunications industry.
Rene Rodriguez has been named vice president of digital media for Viacom International Media Networks The Americas (Latin America, US Hispanic and Canada). He will be based in Miami and will oversee all strategic and operational aspects of interactive digital media. He also will ensure the integration and expansion of online and mobile businesses. He also will lead the development and distribution of proprietary digital content for VIMN The Americas' brands, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and Vh1, across the region, and for Tr3s; MTV, Música y Mas in the US. Before this position, he was director of business development at Hey Anita!, Inc., a Los Angeles-based messaging solutions company. Before that, he was senior business development manager at software corporation, SAP.
Manuel Martínez has been named president and general manager of NBC 6 Miami / WTVJ, an NBC network-owned television station. He was president and general manager of Telemundo 51 / WSCV in Miami, before joining NBC 6. Before joining Telemundo 51, he was vice president and general manager of Telemundo 47 / WNJU.
Alina Falcon named senior executive vice president for news and alternative programming at Telemundo Media
Alina Falcon has been named senior executive vice president for news and alternative programming at Telemundo Media. She will have strategic and operational oversight of all Telemundo news properties including “Al Rojo Vivo with Maria Celeste,” “Noticiero Telemundo,” and the Sunday public affairs show “Enfoque with Jose Diaz-Balart.” She also will supervise the overall news programming strategy at the local Telemundo stations and will oversee the network’s domestic and international news bureaus and all on-air news talent development. She also will supervise Telemundo’s alternative and reality programming and popular specials including “Billboard Latin Music Awards” and “Miss Universe.” Before joining the network, she held several leadership positions at Univision Communications, most recently as president of news.
Felix Lopez has been promoted to vice president of SBS Miami Radio/TV-Consolidated Sales for Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. He will oversee all advertising sales and operations for MegaTV, Romance 106.7FM, Clasica 92.3FM, El Zol 95.7FM, Cima 106.3FM and www.lamusica.com. He also will be responsible for overseeing and increasing revenue in all of the company's divisions for the Miami market. He will be based in Miami. He has been with SBS since 1993, serving as local sales manager for WXDJ- El Zol 95.7FM, WRMA-Romance 106.7FM, WCMQ-Clasica 92.3FM and WRAZ-Cima 106.3FM in Miami.