NBCUniversal Owned Stations announced that Mike Chico has been named Senior Vice President of Telemundo Sales for the Telemundo Station Group division. Most recently Chico was the Senior Vice President of National Sales for Clear Channel Outdoor.
He will lead all sales efforts for the Telemundo National Sales Organization and will report to Frank Comerford, Chief Revenue Officer and President of Commercial Operations for the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations.
“Mike is an experienced sales executive with deep relationships in the advertising business, he will be a great asset for the Telemundo Stations as the leader of the sales efforts across the group,” said Comerford.
Chico has over 20 years of experience in the broadcast television, national cable, cinema and outdoor industries. Prior to joining Clear Channel Outdoor, he served as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Research at Screenvision Cinema Networks.
Chico was Executive Vice President of Advertising Sales for Madison Square Garden from 2006 to 2008 and oversaw sales for the MSG Network, Fox Sports Network, and the Knicks and Rangers. He was with the NBC Owned Television Stations from 2002 to 2006, serving first as Senior Vice President, Olympic Sales and Marketing Sales before becoming Senior Vice President of East Coast Sales.
Earlier in his career, Chico held various positions at ABC Television Sales, ESPN, Blair Television and the A.C. Nielsen Company.