The growing popularity of digital video finds more and more Americans watching TV content on desktops, smartphones and tablets. This change in how content is consumed has advertisers and agencies paying closer attention to the relationship between digital video viewership and traditional TV programming, and examining how emerging synergies between the two can be used to improve brand-building opportunities and boost campaign effectiveness.

The number of persons age 2 and older in U.S. TV Households is estimated to be 301.7 million, which represents an increase of 1.6% from last year. Increases in U.S. Hispanic, black and Asian households were also seen, due to estimated increases in population growth and TV penetration.

Univision Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Ismael Martínez as News Director for Univision Austin.

Univision News announced that Patsy Loris has been promoted to executive vice president of news and executive news director. In her new role, Loris will now lead the programming efforts for all Univision Network news shows, including the three editions of its national newscast, “Noticiero Univision” (evening), “Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna” (late night) and “Noticiero Univision Fin de Semana” (weekend), the newsmagazines “Primer Impacto,” “Aquí y Ahora” and “Crónicas de Sábado” as well as the Sunday morning political show “Al Punto.” Executive producers for each of these news properties will now report directly to Loris. She will continue reporting to Daniel Coronell, president of Univision News.

A Nielsen spokesperson tells Radio Ink this latest issue with meters was “an isolated personnel issue.  There is no indication that this involved any media entities.” Monday afternoon, Nielsen informed radio subscribers that there were “irregular compliance patterns” in PPM homes in Los Angeles. Here are the details…  Courtesy of Radio Ink

According to the inaugural HubCiti Publishers’ Confidence & Technology Report, the overall confidence in the sustainability of the local and regional newspaper industry has remained virtually unchanged from last year.

In February, the FCC put forward a sweeping Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). The FCC claimed that it would create needed competition in the set-top box marketplace.

TV has drastically evolved over the past 15 years now that viewers have more choices than ever, with hundreds of channels offered by cable providers, online video, streaming services, on-demand viewing and DVRs — all delivered via connected devices like smart TVs, tablets and smartphones.  TV advertisers have been buying media the same way for over 50 years, but now they have to make sense of the new landscape.  That means TV advertising measurement needs to catch up to the new landscape, too.

Univision Los Angeles will be the exclusive Spanish-language broadcaster of Los Angeles Rams preseason games. 

The Arizona Cardinals and Univision Arizona announced a partnership renewal for the 2016-2017 NFL season.

Telemundo 52 will deliver more than 25 hours of local breaking news coverage, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts and information programming each week.

NBC Universo announced production executive Fernando Gastón is joining the company as Vice President of Production and Development.

The Latin American Music Awards pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by the fans in the traditional format of the “American Music Awards,” the world’s biggest fan-voted award show.

Many folks in the media business accept at face value the false narrative that young people (aka Millennials) have stopped listening to radio. It’s easy to fall for this trope if you aren’t paying close attention to what Millennials value in terms of content. If you are paying close attention, The facts suggest otherwise.   

Univision Radio announced changes to its radio stations in Fresno, California, including the swap of KRDA and KOND on the radio dial.

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