Univision Promotes Kevin Cuddihy to TV Group President

He will oversee all operations of the Univision Television Group, including advertising sales and local programming.

NEW YORK - Spanish-language media company Univision Communications said Friday that it has promoted Kevin Cuddihy to the post of president of Univision Television Group.

He was most recently executive vp of advertising sales for the group. He will continue to be based in New York and report to Peter Walker, president of Univision Local Media.

In the new role, Cuddihy will oversee all UTG operations, including advertising sales and local programming. He will also ensure collaboration with the company’s other local media assets.

“Kevin’s three decades of local television sales experience, deep industry relationships and intimate knowledge of Univision’s markets, audience and content make him the ideal executive to take on this important role," Walker said. Since joining Univision just under two years ago, Kevin has streamlined sales organization and processes at Univision Local Media.”

Said Cuddihy: “I look forward to building on the momentum from the Census and the success of our programming to capitalize on the many opportunities that lie ahead for further growth and innovation at our local television operations.”

Before joining Univision in 2009, Cuddihy spent eight years in local television sales at Comcast Spotlight. Earlier in his career, he spent close to two decades with the CBS Station Group.

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