LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LATV Networks, the first national bi-cultural entertainment network, announced today the addition of Gisella Fu-Ripp as Ad Sales Manager based in its New York office. Gisella brings over 15 years of hands-on experience in media sales, marketing and business development to her new position, where she will join the team headed by LATV's Director of Network Ad Sales & Marketing, Andres Rincon.
"We've experienced exponential growth over the last two years across our platforms and with that we also need to continue investing and growing our sales talent. I am very excited to welcome Gisella to the LATV sales team", commented Rafael Gutierrez Senior VP of Sales. "Gisella's strategic and creative sales approach, combined with her new business development experience, will be key to the continued growth of the network and our syndicated properties," added Rincon.
Based in New York, Fu-Ripp will also spearhead LATV's efforts to develop the network's brands in Florida, including "American Latino" and "LatiNation," two award-winning, Latino-themed TV programs that are broadcast on general market stations in over 100 cities nationwide.
Prior to joining LATV, Fu-Ripp has held key sales positions at GolTV Soccer Network, Discovery en Espanol, Azteca America, Telemundo and Univision Radio.
LATV is the only remaining Latino-owned TV network in the Hispanic television space. Its programming primarily targets U.S.-born Latinos and the coveted bi-cultural 18-49 Latino demographic, with content that features a combination of originally produced shows as well as licensed content that has never before been seen in the U.S.
LATV's fully-owned subsidiary, American Latino Syndication, produces and distributes "American Latino" and "LatiNation," two award-winning, Latino-themed TV programs that are broadcast on general market stations in over 100 cities nationwide. All LATV's original shows and American Latino Syndication productions are entirely produced at The Complex Studios, the full service, state-of-the-art production center located in West Los Angeles.
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