Mexico City has seen an increase in the number of private and state-run media outlets being opened. 15 Mexican media conglomerates got shortlisted on the top 2000 global leading news organizations, according to Forbes Magazine. The list by Forbes includes titans of industry like El Universal, FEMSA, Grupo Televisa and Grupo Mexico. Carlos Slim, the Mexican billionaire has invested several billions into the lucrative media industry.
24-Hour News Channels
These new television stations have helped to reduce the systemic corruption often hidden from the public by the government-sponsored media stations. Additionally, the newspapers make it their prerogative to post in-depth quality stories focused on pertinent issues such as corruption, crime, and drugs.
Everywhere you turn and look in the streets of the bustling metropolis of Mexico City, you’ll see newspapers, posters and, magazines displayed for prospective clients. The owners of these leading media institutions have had to reinvent their strategy altogether to survive. Nowadays, these Mexican magazines have adopted an intensified online campaign strategy to beat competitors.
About Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega heads up one of the most established media companies in Mexico. Alfonso is the Executive Vice President of the award-winning Grupo Televisa, S.A. In the past, Alfonso chaired several prominent media organizations in Latin America. He’s served at Empresas Cablevision, Sky News, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores and as a director at Univision.
Career and Charity Work
Previous to his appointment as the Exec Vice President of Televisa, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega lived and worked in New York, United States of America. He was a senior partner with the prestigious White & Case LLP law firm in New York. Mr. Angoitia has a knack for helping those in need. He sits on the board of the charitable organization, American School Foundation.