LOS ANGELES: As Univision faces intense media coverage over its controversial proposed merger with Hispanic Broad-cast Corporation (HBC), the leading Spanish-language radio network in the US, its top communications person has quit.
Charles Glenn, VP of PR for Univision Communications, will not be immediately replaced. However, sources say Glenn was not involved in day-to-day PR activities.
The company has not issued a release as of yet. Univision's manager of communications and PR Millie Fresen said, "This just took place, and we still don't know what's going
Fresen also confirmed that Univision is "restructuring" its communications department, but did not offer details on what those changes would be.
For now, Fresen and Cristina Romano, Univision's manager of marketing and PR, will act as spokespeople for the company's programming and entertainment news. Both currently report directly to Univision president Ray Rodriguez, according to Fresen.
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