Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega And Mexico’s Media Giants
Mexico offers a wide range of media choices. There are a large number of national and regional newspapers, an endless array of radio station and many television companies. While the two largest broadcast television companies are the national networks Televisa and TV Azteca, there are many small local broadcasters as well. Plus there are a number of companies offering internet services.
Mexican broadcast television stations offer news, wildly popular soap opera, sports, cultural content, talk, gossips and reality show and lots of U.S. programs dubbed into Spanish. However, many people opt to pay for cable or satellite television. Sky Mexico is the country’s only satellite TV service. While many cable TV companies offer internet service, phone companies Telmex, Axtel and Maxcom dominate. The country’s most popular radio broadcasters include Radio Centro, Televisa Radio, Radio Formula, Radio Unam and Radio Acir. The country’s main newspapers are Reforma, El Universal, La Jornada, El Financiero, Milenio and the English language newspaper, The News.
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is among the most powerful people in Mexican media circles. The executive vice president and managing director of the Spanish-speaking world’s most powerful media company, Grupo Televisa,S.A. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega also plays a prominent role in several other media companies. A former Univision board alternate, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is on the board of Empresas Cablevision, Sky Mexico, and Grupo Modelo SAB de CV, where he’s also the finance committee chairman.
Before beginning to work in Mexican media, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega worked with New York City based White & Case LLP. He then helped found one of Mexico’s top law firms, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. After serving as Groupo Televisa CEO Emilio Azcárraga’s personal attorney, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega helped him restructure the company and make a $1.2 billion deal with Univision.