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John Hannon Named President and General Manager of Univision Houston

By Univision PR Team

Oct 14, 2019

HOUSTON – OCTOBER 14, 2019 – Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., announced today that John Hannon will be joining Univision Houston as President and General Manager, effective immediately. In this role, Hannon will oversee all aspects of station operations for Univision Houston’s television, radio, digital and social media properties, including advertising sales, marketing, news and production.

A television industry veteran, Hannon has significant station management, marketing, digital convergence and sales experience. Most recently, Hannon served as president of Jim Doyle & Associates, a marketing firm comprised of speakers, authors, trainers, and consultants dedicated to helping television sales organizations consistently deliver significant revenue increases.

Hannon’s industry management experience also includes serving as executive vice president of the ACME Communications, Inc. station group where he earlier had served as the vice president and general manager for WBDT-TV (Dayton, OH), which under his leadership was the nation’s No.1 rated CW affiliate for four consecutive years.  He also held executive positions with the TV stations KHMT-TV & KSVI-TV (Billings, MT) and WRGT-TV & WKEF-TV (Dayton, OH).  Earlier in his career he worked in local market radio sales and operations at WRVC-FM & WTKZ-AM (Huntington, VA) and WIRO-AM & WMLV-FM (Ironton, OH).

In addition to his media industry experience, Hannon is the best-selling author of the Engaged Management book series consisting of three volumes: Volume 1, Inspiring Your Team To Win; Volume 2, Maximizing Your Team’s Sales Performance; and, Volume 3, Awakening Sales Confidence In Your Team.

Originally from Ironton, Ohio, Hannon holds degrees from Central Texas College and Ohio University. He completed his Master’s degree in Journalism and Broadcast Station Management at Marshall University. Hannon is also a veteran of the Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Army National Guard.

For more than 30 years, Univision Houston has served as the leading destination for news and entertainment for the Hispanic community in the Houston area. The station group is comprised of two broadcast television stations: KXLN Univision 45 and KFTH UniMás 67; five radio stations: KLAT-AM 1010, KLTN-FM 102.9, KOVE-FM 106.5, KAMA-FM 104.9, KQBU-FM 93.3; and its related digital and social media properties.

Visit corporate.univision.com/newco for more information on Univision, and follow @UnivisionPRTeam on Twitter and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Yvette Pacheco, 646-560-4879, ypacheco@univision.net

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John Hannon Es Nombrado Presidente y Gerente General de Univision Houston

HOUSTON –14 DE OCTUBRE DE 2019– Univision Communications Inc., la principal empresa de medios dirigidos a los hispanos en Estados Unidos, anunció hoy que John Hannon se incorporará a Univision Houston como presidente y gerente general de inmediato. En su nuevo cargo, Hannon supervisará todos los aspectos operacionales de las propiedades de televisión, radio, medios digitales y redes sociales de las estaciones de Univision Houston, lo que incluye venta de publicidad, mercadeo, noticias y producción.

Como veterano del sector de televisión, Hannon tiene experiencia considerable en la administración de estaciones, mercadeo, convergencia digital y ventas. Recientemente, Hannon fue presidente de Jim Doyle & Associates, firma de mercadeo integrada por oradores, autores, capacitadores y consultores dedicados a ayudar a compañías de ventas en televisión a producir aumentos de ingresos sistemáticamente.

La experiencia de Hannon en el sector también incluye cargos como vicepresidente ejecutivo del grupo de estaciones ACME Communications, Inc., donde previamente fue vicepresidente y gerente general de WBDT-TV (Dayton, OH), que bajo su liderazgo ocupó el primer lugar entre cadenas afiliadas a CW durante cuatro años consecutivos. También ocupó cargos ejecutivos en las estaciones de televisión KHMT-TV y KSVI-TV (Billings, MT), y WRGT-TV & WKEF-TV (Dayton, OH).  Anteriormente en su carrera trabajó en ventas y operaciones de radio en mercados locales en WRVC-FM y WTKZ-AM (Huntington, VA), y WIRO-AM y WMLV-FM (Ironton, OH).

Además de su experiencia en el entorno mediático, Hannon es el popular autor de la serie de libros Engaged Management, que consta de tres volúmenes: Volume 1, Inspiring Your Team To Win; Volume 2, Maximizing Your Team’s Sales Performance; y, Volume 3, Awakening Sales Confidence In Your Team.

Oriundo de Ironton, Ohio, Hannon tiene grados de Central Texas College y Ohio University. Completó su maestría en periodismo y administración de estaciones difusoras en Marshall University. Hannon también es veterano de las Fuerzas Armadas, la Reserva de las Fuerzas Armadas y la Guardia Nacional del Ejército.

Durante más de 30 years, Univision Houston ha sido el principal destino de noticias y entretenimiento para la comunidad hispana en el área de Houston. El grupo de estaciones está compuesto por dos cadenas de televisión de señal abierta: KXLN Univision 45 y KFTH UniMás 67; cinco estaciones de radio: KLAT-AM 1010, KLTN-FM 102.9, KOVE-FM 106.5, KAMA-FM 104.9 y KQBU-FM 93.3, y propiedades digitales y de redes sociales relacionadas.

Visiten corporate.univision.com/newco para más información sobre Univision y sigan @UnivisionPRTeam en Twitter Instagram.

CONTACTO:  Yvette Pacheco, 646-560-4879, ypacheco@univision.net

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