Azteca America Names Eduardo Cancela as General Sales Manager of Stations in Miami (WSFL-TV) and New York (WMBC-TV)

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Azteca America has named Eduardo Cancela to the position of General Manager for stations in Miami and New York. The appointment is effective immediately and was announced by Jorge Jaidar, General Manager of Azteca America Station Group.

Cancela has an extensive background working in both television and radio. Prior to joining Azteca America he held executive positions in sales and marketing with Spanish Broadcasting Systems Radio Group, Telemundo and Univision. Cancela will be based in Azteca America's Miami office.

"We are very excited to welcome Eduardo to the Azteca America family," said Jorge Jaidar. "His extensive broadcasting experience as well as his deep knowledge of the Hispanic audience will be an asset to the Miami and New York stations."

Azteca America Miami can be viewed over the air on Channel 39.2, in addition to DirecTV and Dish Network channel 40 and Comcast channel 224. Azteca America New York can be viewed over the air on channel 63.6, in addition to Time Warner Cable channel 192, DirecTV channel 40, Dish Network channel 39, Cablevision channel 1047 and Verizon Fios Channel 461.

For business inquiries, please contact:

Eduardo Cancela
Phone: 305-468-6027

About Azteca America

Azteca America engages Spanish-language viewers by creating unique, passionate and enlightening content that is relevant to the daily lives of our audience. Wholly owned by Mexican broadcaster Azteca, the second-largest producer of Spanish language content in the world, Azteca America complements its Mexican programs with an innovative lineup of shows from third-party producers and distributors to ensure the finest programming for its audience. The company provides tailored, multi-platform advertising solutions for clients seeking to reach the most dynamic consumer group in the country.

CONTACT: Press Contact: Daniel McCosh 011-5255-1720-0059 dmccosh@gruposalinas.comSource: Azteca America