Tonia O'Connor Named Univision Commercial Chief

Tonia O’Connor has been promoted to chief commercial officer and president of content distribution at Univision Communications. 

In her newly created position, O’Connor -- a 2010 Multichannel News Wonder Woman -- will remain based in New York and will continue to report to CEO Randy Falco. 

Under O’Connor, Univision has been putting greater emphasis on diversifying its portfolio of assets by bringing together its corporate development and enterprise groups under one Enterprise Development unit. This unit will focus on enhancing Univision's market position to help incubate and launch new products and businesses.

O’Connor will also continue to be responsible for content distribution, including online and mobile, as well as creating new business models with emerging outlets. 

“Tonia is an innovative leader and influencer in our industry, who has played an essential role in expanding and deepening our relationships with both new and longstanding partners," Falco said.

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Jon Lafayette

Jon has been business editor of Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He focuses on revenue-generating activities, including advertising and distribution, as well as executive intrigue and merger and acquisition activity. Just about any story is fair game, if a dollar sign can make its way into the article. Before B+C, Jon covered the industry for TVWeek, Cable World, Electronic Media, Advertising Age and The New York Post. A native New Yorker, Jon is hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Chicago.