MAURICIO PICCONE JOINS TELEMUNDO AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF REALITY PROGRAMMING
MIAMI – December 15, 2015 – TELEMUNDO today announced the appointment of Mauricio Piccone to Senior Vice President of Reality Programming. Based in Miami, Piccone will work along Maria Lopez-Alvarez, SVP of Reality Programming and both will report to Jesus Torres Viera, Executive Vice President of Programming and Content, TELEMUNDO
In his role, Piccone is responsible for supervising in-house and external reality productions in the United States and Latin America; including reality programs, specials, daily shows, live events and new development projects. He oversees and manages third party producers, partners and co-productions in order to streamline and optimize processes and ensure the delivery of innovative and relevant programming.
“As our breadth of realities expands, we are thrilled to have Mauricio join our team to lead our strong reality programming strategy at Telemundo,” said Torres Viera. “His 20-year career in reality programming and strong interpersonal skills are a valuable asset in continuing to build on our momentum.
Previously, Piccone was Senior Vice President and Co-Executive Vice President at Endemol Shine Latino, where he negotiated the creation, development and completion of several original formats in the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets and oversaw the production of content. Prior to that, Piccone served as Executive Producer of Sony Entertainment Television’s “Mexico’s Next Top Model,” Endemol Mexico/Televisa’s “Fear Factor” and other high-profile projects.