Multicultural Ad Exec to Receive Hispanic TV Achievement Award

Leading television industry publications Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News announced that the 2011 recipient of their Award for Achievement in Hispanic Television is Monica Gadsby, CEO, U.S. Multicultural & Latin America, Starcom MediaVest Group. The award will be presented at the Hispanic Television Summit, on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the Marriot Marquis New York Hotel

Ms. Gadsby is the top executive at the #1 Hispanic Agency in America. Under her direction, the agency has become the leading multicultural media network in the country and has placed hundreds of millions of advertising dollars in the Hispanic TV marketplace.

Previous award recipients include Sabado Gigante host, Don Francisco; sportscaster Andres Cantor; host of Al Rojo Vivo, Maria Celeste Arraras; talk-show personality, Cristina Saralegui; network news anchorman, Jorge Ramos; Procter & Gamble’s, Edgar Sandoval and boxing champion and entrepreneur, Oscar de la Hoya.