Univision Appoints Head of Political and Advocacy Sales

By Kevin Eck 

Univision says its strengthening its local radio and political and advocacy sales departments by appointing two executives.

Jose Valle has been named president of political and advocacy sales while Jaime Jimenez will be evp of Univision’s local media, overseeing content for local radio and haeding up its operating hubs in Los Angeles, Miami and San Antonio, Texas.

“Jose Brings a fantastic background with diverse experience in sales, general management, local TV and Radio, which make him uniquely qualified to help potential political and advocacy clients see all of the opportunities Hispanic constituents and UCI present,” said Keith Turner, president of advertising, sales and marketing for UCI.

Valle has been president of Univision Radio since 2011. Before that, he was gm of KVEA and oversaw operations for Spanish-language station KWHY in Los Angeles. He’s also worked at KXTX and also KXAS in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas.

Jimenez was the evp of Univision Local media, responsible for half of the station group’s local TV and radio stations.