Univision Names Isaac Lee Chief News, Entertainment and Digital Officer

By Mark Joyella 

Univision announced Thursday that Isaac Lee has been named chief news, entertainment and digital officer, a new position. In the new role, Lee will oversee FMG, which includes Fusion, El Rey, The Root, The Onion and other properties.

“Univision continues to evolve and drive innovation and I am confident that in this new role Isaac will further align our content and platform teams to strategically drive growth and engagement,” said Randy Falco, Univision Communications president and chief executive officer. “The rapid pace of change in the industry requires us at Univision to continually disrupt the media landscape and I am confident that our leadership team will continue to focus on our mission, on serving our diverse audiences and on leading in the industry.”

Lee joined Univision five years ago and led the move into English-language content, marked by the launch of Fusion, as well as the acquisition of digital properties including The Root and The Onion.

“No one is better positioned than UCI to super-serve a diverse, rising America,” said Lee.