Belo Promotes Diaz to President, Media Ops

Peter Diaz was promoted Monday (April 26) to the newly created position of president of media operations for Belo, one of the nation’s largest TV groups. Since Nov. 2007, Diaz served as evp of television operations. He joined the management committee of Belo in Feb. 2008.

In his new position, Diaz will continue to lead the company’s 20 TV stations and new media efforts, reporting to Dunia Shive, president and CEO.

In addition to his role at Belo, Diaz sits on the executive committee for the board of the CBS Television Network Affiliates Association. He also serves on the board of the newly formed mobile DTV initiative, Pearl Mobile TV, LLC.

“Peter is an outstanding broadcast executive with more than 30 years of industry expertise. We’re fortunate to have someone of his caliber leading our television stations and new media efforts,” Shive said.