Chair of the Board
Ramón Pineda serves as a senior vice president and general manager of Univision Television Group. He oversees the operations of stations in New York and Philadelphia. He is also responsible for local news and programming, advertising sales, on-air promotions, marketing, and community relations in these markets.
Mr. Pineda’s professional experience in Spanish-language media and marketing spans more than 22 years and encompasses senior positions at various broadcast television, cable television, and radio companies. He previously served as general manager and vice president of the Univision and UniMás stations in Arizona. Prior to joining Univision, he served as vice president and general manager of WNJU Telemundo 47 in New York. He also served as president of Caballero Spanish Media. Mr. Pineda also held several senior management positions at Gems International Television and Vivamerica/Heftel Broadcasting. In addition, he worked five years with Telemundo earlier in his career, first as spot manager in New York and later as vice president and general sales manager of Telemundo 51 (WSCV-TV) Miami.
Mr. Pineda is currently the chair of the board of the Hispanic Federation, a New York area membership organization that supports over 100 non-profits. He also sits on the boards of the New York State Broadcasters Association and El Repertorio Español, an arts organization that presents plays in Spanish of interest to the Hispanic community. Mr. Pineda is a member of the Ad Council New York Leadership Committee, RMHC/HACER Scholarship Selection Committee; the American Hispanic Advertisers Association; and the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS). He previously served as a board member of the New York Mental Health Association, Arizona Broadcasters Association and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications.
Mr. Pineda graduated magna cum laude from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
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