Gómez is a seasoned news executive, with proven business results and more than 20 years of experience leading a diversified newsgroup in Mexico
Leopoldo Gómez to replace Daniel Coronell as president of the News division
21 de julio de 2021
As Univision looks to grow its news business in the U.S., launch its first 24/7 digital news streaming service, evolve its approach to news gathering and production and ultimately enter other Spanish speaking markets (excluding Mexico) it is announcing the following organizational changes in its leadership team:
Daniel Coronell, president of the News division, is stepping down from his role, effective August 1st, 2021. Coronell first joined the Univision News team in early 2011 as Vice President and News Director and occupied other senior positions until he was promoted to President of News in 2016.
Leopoldo Gómez, former head of News at Televisa, has been appointed president, News following Coronell’s departure. Gómez is a seasoned news executive, with proven business results and more than 20 years of experience leading a large and diversified newsgroup in Mexico, the world’s most populous Spanish-language market.
María Martínez-Guzmán will be promoted to EVP, News overseeing editorial and production units of Univision Network’s news properties including the flagship newscast Noticiero Univisión. Martínez-Guzmán joined Univision Network in 2002 from Univision’s McAllen, TX station KNVO-48 and has held numerous production and editorial positions at the company, including Executive Producer, Vice President of News Gathering, and recently Senior Vice President of News.
Jorge Ramos, Univision’s 10 time Emmy Award-winning journalist and news anchor, will assume additional responsibilities as Special Editorial Advisor to the CEO reporting to Univision CEO, Wade Davis.