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Azteca America Appoints Margarita Black as VP of Programming

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LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Azteca America is pleased to announce the appointment of Margarita Black as Vice President of Programming, where she will be responsible for day-to-day programming and also collaborate on long-term strategy. The appointment is effective immediately.

"Margarita has a proven track record with almost two decades of programming success at the leading Spanish-language cable network," said Martin Breidsprecher, CEO of Azteca America. "We look forward to integrating her market savvy to the Spanish-language broadcast network side."

Prior to her prior role as Vice President, Programming, Promotions & New Program Development at Galavision, Margarita worked as a producer of television and theater in Miami and her native country of Venezuela.

Margarita has received International Emmy Awards for roles as producer and executive producer and has been awarded two Promax awards.

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, S.A.B de C.V., 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.

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CONTACT: Press Contact: Daniel McCosh 011-5255-1720-0059 dmccosh@gruposalinas.com

Source: Azteca America