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Jorge Mettey

Founder and President of Mettey News & Media Consultants

Mettey News & Media Consultants.   September 2017 – Present
Founder and President of Mettey News & Media Consultants. (Azteca America)

California State University Fullerton (CSUF) – Spring 2016
Professor. Editorial convergence: A new business model

Azteca America.   February 2015 – August 2017
VP of News and Community Outreach

Mettey News & Media Consultants.   May 2014 – February 2015
Founder and President of Mettey News & Media Consultants. (Azteca America)

MundoFox.   April 2012- May 2014
Senior Vice President of News, the News division for MundoFox, the Spanish-language broadcast network that launched in summer of 2012.

Mettey News & Media Consultants.   April 2007- April 2012
Founder and President of Mettey News & Media Consultants. (Teletón, Espacio / Televisa, etc.) 

California State University Northridge (CSUN)   spring 2006
Professor Course in Production of Community Service Programs

Univision Television Group.   January 2006 – May 2007
Vice President of News, KMEX Channel 34
Los Angeles, California

Creator of the very successful news/community service campaigns: “Ya es hora:¡Ciudadania!”, “A su lado”, “¡No te dejes!”, “¡Ahora es cuando!”, amongst others.

UCLA Extension-2004-2006
Founder, developer and instructor of Certificate Program for print and broadcasting media reporters, specializing in the Spanish speaking market. Los Angeles, California.

University of  California Los Angeles Extension (UCLA)   fall 2003
Professor “Introduction to Television Journalism in Spanish”

Univision Television Group.   July 2002-January 2006
News Director at KMEX Channel 34
Los Angeles, California

Increased ratings exponentially.

Univision Television Group.  1999-2002
News Director at KTVW Channel 33
Phoenix, Arizona

Increased audience ratings from an average of .8 for the 5 p.m. newscast and .6 for the 10 p.m. newscast to 1.6 and 1.3 respectively, in a year’s time. The news team wins 12 Emmy awards in the last two years of tenure, including the “Emmy of the Emmys”, the Governor’s Award.

Univision Television Group.   1996-1999
News Director at KUVN Channel 23
Dallas, Texas.

Newscasts are nominated for a national Emmy in the Community Services category. Increased audience ratings from.8 in the 5 p.m. newscast and .6 for the 10 p.m. newscast to 2.5 and 2.0, respectively.

Turner Entertainment Services Los Angeles, CA – 1994-1995
Producer/Reporter CNN “!Farandulísima!”
Los Angeles, California

Watusi Watoto, 1994-Present
Watusi Watoto, S. A. Puebla, Mexico.

Founder and co-owner of the camping grounds of the conservation park African Safari.

Hispanic Marketing and Promotions, Los Angeles, CA – 1993-1996
Marketing, radio and TV content for the Hispanic Market.
Los Angeles, CA.

Telemundo Network, News Producer at KVEA channel 52 Los Angeles, CA – 1991-1993
Produced the best 30-minute newscast in Los Angeles, CA. which won the first Emmy in history for best newscast in Spanish language.

American Communications Institute, Los Angeles, CA – 1991-1994
TV Production instructor. Los Angeles, CA

KALI Radio Station, Los Angeles, CA – 1989-1991
News reporter/News anchor/Producer of news segments.

Chamber of Deputies Mexico City – 1989
Host of Noticiero Diario (Daily Newscast)

Instituto Mexicano de la Radio Mexico City- 1988-1989
Host and general director of the Daily Radio Program entitled “En el campo” (In the Field), a national broadcast produced by Mexican Radio and TV Institute (RTC ). Mexico City.

Advertisement Agencies – 1986-1989
Radio and TV announcer of ads, programs and audiovisual presentations. Mexico City.

RTC-1982-1989
Head of the Department of Analysis and Television Supervision. Head of the Office of Distribution and Exchange of Videos. Radio, Television and Cinematography (RTC). Ministry of Internal Affairs, Mexico City.

BOARDS

Fundación México Innova.   June 2018-Present
President.

Fundación México Innova.   February 2016 – June 2018
Vice President.

National Hispanic Medical Association.  June 2012-June 2013
Member of board of directors

White Memorial Medical Center Foundation.  May 2005-July 2006
Campaign board member

Between 1993-2016 Various Awards and Award Nominations for the following:

2016      

  • ZARAGOZA AWARD – For leadership in the Latino Community. Unión de Poblanos en el Extranjero (UPEXT)

2013

  • GABRIEL AWARD – “Guadalupe: Fervor Sin Fronteras” (Faith Has no Borders).
  • IMAGEN AWARD – Recognized and awarded as one of the most influential Latinos of the entertainment community.

2008

  • PEABODY AWARD – Creator of the Campaign “Ya es hora ¡Ciudadania!”.

2006

  • NATIONAL EMMY AWARD nomination for Community Service for the Special Series titled “Y… ¿valió la pena?”
  • TELLY AWARD – “Y… ¿valió la pena?” Best series.
  • GABRIEL AWARD
  • EDWARD R. MORROW AWARD “Y… ¿valió la pena?”
  • PEABODY AWARD  (Considered the most important award given to electronic media, equivalent to the Pulitzer Prize given to press), to the special series entitled “15 % de los Estados Unidos”.

2005

  • EMMY AWARD nomination for regularly scheduled daily 30-minute format for the 11 pm newscast.
  • EMMY AWARD nomination for regular daily morning newscast for “Primera Edición”.
  • GOLDEN MIKE AWARD sponsored by Radio and Television News Association for the best 30-minute newscast in Southern California.
  • IMPACT AWARDThe Associated Press of Los Angeles and Nevada grants Impact award for best community sevice content to KMEX Channel 34 for it’s program “34 a su lado”.
  • EMMY GOVERNORS AWARD, awarded by National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Southeast Chapter for the segment “33 A SU LADO”

2004

  • EMMY GOVERNORS AWARD, for the segment “34 A SU LADO”
  • EMMY AWARD, for Morning Newscast “Noticias Univision 34 primera edición”
  • National EMMY AWARD Nomination for Community Service for the segment “34 A SU LADO”.
  • EDWARD R. MORROW AWARD – Overall Excellence KMEX 34 Univision

2003   

  • EMMY GOVERNORS AWARD For the coverage of special story “¡Va por Filemón! KTVW 33 Univision, Phoenix, AZ.

2002

  • EMMY AWARD nomination NATAS Southwest Area, for the segment: “Consulado a Tu Lado”
  • EMMY AWARD nomination for Live coverage of the Mexican presidential elections during the 10 pm newscast.

1996

  • National EMMY AWARD nomination for Community Service for the Voters Registration effort, KUVN 23 Univison, Dallas, TX.

1993

  • EMMY AWARD for the Regularly Scheduled 30 minute daily newscast.  (This was the first Emmy awarded to a newscast in Spanish in the history of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences)

Member of several associations:

  • Radio-Television News Directors Association & Foundation (RTNDA)
  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)
  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS)
  • Society of Professional Journalists Association (SPJ)
  • Los Angeles Press Club
  • The National Press Club

STUDIES

  • 2006- Executive Program for Business Administration.  Anderson School of Business. UCLA.
  • 2005 – Sales training program.  Univision Communications Inc.
  • 2003 – 2004 -Certificate Program:  Leadership Development. Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, FL.
  • 1981 -1985 – Bachelor of Arts. Communication Science. Universidad Iberoamericana, México, D.F.

SPEAKER

  • Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
    Primer Simposium Migrante
    Puebla, Puebla.
    4 de mayo de 2018
    Ponencia “La realidad de los Mexicanos viviendo en EEUU”
  • Encuentros de periodismo CAF- Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano
    Encuentro 2005
    Seminario “La búsqueda de la calidad periodística en los medios audiovisuales y las nuevas demandas sociales en Hispanoamérica”.
    Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
    28 y 29 de agosto 2005
    “Hacia un periodismo de calidad en nuestras radios y televisiones: la visión de la cadena privada”
  • Senado de la República. México
    Segundo foro de reflexión binacional
    México, Distrito Federal. México.
    25 de octubre 2005
    “Los mexicanos de aquí y de allá: problemas comunes”
  • Real Academia de la Lengua Española- FUNDEU
    Simposium “El español en los medios de comunicación en los EEUU”
    San Millán de la Cogolla, España
    4 al 6 de mayo 2006
    “Los diarios y las televisoras locales en los EEUU y su papel como maestros de español.”
  • CANAINCA (Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Conservas Alimenticias)
    Convención anual 2006
    Manzanillo, Colima. México
    19 de junio 2006
    “Quienes son los inmigrantes latinos en EEUU y como acercarnos a ellos.”
  • Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP)
    Semana de la comunicación 2006
    Puebla, Puebla. México
    Septiembre 2006
    “Errar es humano”
  • Instituto de los Mexicanos el Extranjero
    43a Jornada Informativa
    Medios de comunicación en Estados Unidos y Canadá
    México, Distrito Federal. México
    15 al 18 de abril 2007
    “Estado actual de la televisión en español en EEUU”
  • The Radio And TV News Association Of Southern California (RTDNA) – UCLA
    The future of TV news: dare we ask?
    Los Ángeles, California. USA
    29 de septiembre 2007
    Debate
  • Espacio USA: Vanguardia Latina
    Sesión plenaria: Educación
    Tema: “El reto de la igualdad de oportunidades”
    Lugar: auditorio principal Centro de Conferencias del BID.
    30 de abril 2008.
    Washington, DC.
    “La igualdad de oportunidades en la educación de los hispanos en los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica”
  • Coloquio internacional. “California: raíces, presencia y futuro de la latinidad”
    Secretaría General Iberoamericana y Unión Latina
    Madrid, España
    12 y 13 de Mayo de 2008
    “Presencia Mexicana en California en la actualidad.”