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Local TV Broadcasting Companies Team Up. Look For New Way to Measure Audience

tv_304FOX Television Stations, Tribune Media and Univision are teaming up with Timeline Labs to launch what they’re calling a “broader based measurement tool that will accurately measure audiences across the entire spectrum of linear and digital platforms.”

The venture, called NewCoin LLC, will beta test in the Dallas, Texas market. The companies said they will look for input from the local ad community during development.

NewCoin uses Timeline Labs’ SaaS platform which is described as “enabling media companies and brands to analyze billions of social media messages daily in real-time, find and broadcast relevant newsworthy social trends and insights, and measure audience engagement.”

“We are glad to be partnering with Timeline Labs and expect that what works in Dallas will move to other local markets,” said Jack Abernethy, CEO of FOX Television Stations.

Kevin Cuddihy, president of Local Media, Univision Communications, Inc., added, “We know our Hispanic audiences are driving media use on linear and digital platforms and are pleased to work with Timeline Labs to develop a much needed tool to effectively capture total media consumption.”

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Alberto Mier y Terán Named EVP of Univision Television Group

univision_smallAlberto Mier y Terán has been named executive vice president of Univision Television Group. In his new role, Mier y Terán will continue to serve as general manager of KMEX and KFTR in Los Angeles.

In a statement, Univision Television Group president Kevin Cuddihy said Mier y Terán has “done a tremendous job as the general manager of KMEX.”

“He has proved to be a great leader of his team as well as consistently delivering his plans. Since his arrival at UTG four years ago, he has played an integral role in the success of the entire organization,” Cuddihy said.

Mier y Terán has worked at Univision for more than 10 years.

Sandra Thomas Leaves Univision

sandra_thomas_univisionSandra Thomas, the woman who oversaw news content for Univision affiliates, is no longer with the Spanish language network.

Media Moves reports Univision Television Group president Kevin Cuddihy and the company’s president of News Isaac Lee made the announcement in an email sent to staffers.

“Sandra has been a great leader at our organization and her tireless work, collaborative spirit and dedication to our mission have made an incredible impact. Please join us in thanking her and wishing her the best in her new endeavors.”

In the brief message, the execs state: “All of these efforts continue to build on Univision’s strategy of flattening the organization and becoming a leaner, more responsive, efficient and dynamic company that is open to constant change.”

Thomas was appointed senior director of local and affiliate news at Univision in June of 2011. She had worked at Univision for 14 years. Read more

Michael Rodriguez Named VP-GM of WLTV in Miami

Michael Rodriguez has been named vice president and general manager of WLTV and WAMI, the Univision and TeleFutura affiliates in Miami.

“Michael’s expertise in Hispanic media is second to none, and we plan to tap into that experience as well as the total power of the Univision Network in order to continue to grow in the Miami market,” said Kevin Cuddihy, president of the Univision Television Group, in announcing the appointment.  “Michael began his career–most of which has been spent in Miami–at Univision Radio and we are very excited for his homecoming.”

Rodriguez has significant experience working in the Miami market.  He was vice president and general manager of  Telemundo station WSCV from 2002 to 2007.  Before that, he worked as a local sales manager at CBS-affiliate WFOR. Read more