Univision Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Alberto Mier y Terán as executive VP of Univision Television Group (UTG). He will continue as general manager of flagship stations KMEX-TV Univision 34 and KFTR-TV UniMás 46 in Los Angeles, and now joins the executive team of UTG.
Mier y Terán will be involved in the strategic direction of the group, including personnel, revenue, expense and station management. He will continue be based in LA and report to Kevin Cuddihy, president of UTG.
“Alberto has done a tremendous job as the general manager of KMEX, the number one television station in the country regardless of language. Since his arrival at UTG, he has played an integral role in the success of the entire organization”, said Cuddihy.
Mier y Terán has been part of Univision for over a decade. He served most recently as VP and general manager of Univision’s Los Angeles stations. Prior to that, he was VP general manager for WGBO Univision and WXFT UniMas in Chicago. Previously, he was VP and general manager for KBNT Univision and KDTF UniMas in San Diego, stations owned and operated by Entravision Communications.
Before joining Univision, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Entravision Communications, CBS affiliate KFMB in San Diego, as well as with Time Warner Cable. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business communication from Augustana College