CINCINNATI, June 22, 2020 / PRNewswire / – EW Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has selected Ramon Pineda to run its business Corpus Christi, TexasEffective immediately, he will serve as Vice President and General Manager of Scripps’ NBC subsidiary KRIS, its CW station and its independent station KDF June 29th.
Pineda has over 30 years of broadcast and sales experience. Most recently, he was President and Regional Director of Univision Communications Inc., where he led news and sales teams Puerto Rico, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Raleigh, North Carolina.
During his time at Univision, Pineda held senior positions at various television and radio stations, including KTVW and KFTU in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizonaand WXTV and WFUT in New York Citybefore being promoted to Senior Vice President and Regional Director new York, Chicago, Arizona and Philadelphia.
“Ramon is a highly skilled broadcast market leader whose extensive industry experience and commitment to the community make him an ideal candidate to lead our community Body of Christ Operations, “said Local Media President Brian Lawlor. “I’m thrilled to have someone with Ramon’s talents at Scripps.”
After starting his career in sales at Telemundo Group, Vivamerica Group and GEMS Television, Pineda later served as President of Caballero Spanish Media and Vice President and General Manager of Telemundo broadcaster WNJU-47 in new York before joining Univision in 2002.
“I am excited to bring my experience serving Hispanic America to the KRIS team,” said Pineda. “I look forward to helping the broadcaster continue to grow its audience and show its commitment to the Body of Christ Community. “
Pineda has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University in the Middletown, Connecticut.
EW Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) promotes understanding of the world through journalism. As the fourth largest independent national television owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps supports the next generation of news consumers with its cross-platform news network, Newsy, and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks such as Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast companies Stitcher and Triton, the world’s leading provider of technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning newsroom for investigative reporting in Washington, DCand is the longtime administrator of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Scripps was founded in 1878 and has had the motto for decades: “Give light and people will find their own way.”
SOURCE The EW Scripps Company