FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tara Ballesteros
June 6, 2013 703.229.4765
Michael Gillespie Promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of ZGS Communications
Washington, DC - ZGS Communications announced today that Michael Gillespie has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for the company. In his new position, Gillespie will oversee all revenues for ZGS's Television Station Group and its digital portal holaciudad.com. He will continue to lead the ZGS national sales organization and work with station management to strengthen the company's local sales teams and drive overall performance. Gillespie will report to Ronald Gordon, Chairman and CEO of ZGS.
Mike Gillespie has served as the Senior Vice President for ZGS Communications since 2007, overseeing the company's New England cluster of Telemundo affiliates which include stations in Boston, Providence, Hartford and Springfield. In 2009, he added the National Sales organization to his management portfolio. Prior to his tenure at ZGS, Gillespie was the Vice President of Network Sales at Telemundo.
"Mike has been in our business for almost 30 years and is an exceptional sales executive and mentor. His expertise and leadership have been instrumental in our success and growth over the past several years. We are excited, as our entire organization will continue to benefit from his insight and leadership," commented Ronald Gordon, Chairman and CEO of ZGS Communications.
ZGS Communications is a Hispanic-owned multi-media company, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, that owns or operates 13 Spanish-language television stations, representing the largest group of independent stations affiliated with the Telemundo television network. In addition, ZGS owns three Spanish-language radio stations serving Washington, DC and Tampa, and a Spanish-language web portal holaciudad.com . For three decades, ZGS has been a proud community broadcaster with a profound commitment to local programming, community service and advocacy.