Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), a leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced Friday that Sarah Madigan has been promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president of Content Distribution.
Madigan joined the company in 2011, and most recently served as senior vice president of Business Affairs.
She will continue to be based in Univision’s New York headquarters and will report to Tonia O’Connor, president of Content Distribution and Corporate Business Development.
In her new position, Madigan will oversee content sales and strategy for digital and linear distribution.
UCI’s Content Distribution team is responsible for the distribution of all the company’s digital services including its UVideos Digital Network, Flama, a new digital offering for Hispanics that will feature original digital content, and the expansion of the company’s content portfolio across all platforms in partnerships with its existing and new distributors.
Univision has evolved from a niche broadcast network into a leading multimedia company with 12 networks including Univision, UniMás and Galavisión, 69 radio stations, 62 television stations and expanded digital offerings.
Prior to Univision, Madigan (pictured above) worked in business and legal affairs at BBC Worldwide America and as legal counsel at Greenberg Traurig and at Wilmer Hale.
She earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Boston College Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Trinity University.