Two icons, the one in sports, the Giants and the other of communications, Univision, come together to make a “touch down” and create the first television program, “Sábados con los New York Giants”, a milestone in the sports programs of the Hispanic network.
The two organizations announced that they will expand their alliance with a series of multi-platform projects throughout the year in order to reach Latino fans.
To begin in the alliance, Univision will lead the search for the first “Team correspondent” in Spanish in the area to join the group of broadcasters of “Giants in Spanish” of Univision New York. The winner will present compelling reporting and insightful analysis across Univision’s various television and digital media platforms during the 2021 NFL season.
Under the leadership of Damaris Diaz, from the Univision screens and the legendary Victor CruzThe Giants will take viewers on a sports tour as they explore all things football. Univision will also collaborate with the team on a unique experience on game days during Hispanic Heritage Month in the fall.
“Our new platform is part of a long-standing commitment to delivering unique content items to Giants fans of all cultures and backgrounds,” he said in a statement. Pete Guelli, chief commercial officer of the Giants.
“On behalf of the entire Univision New York team, it is our great pleasure to strengthen our strategic alliance with the New York Giants and give a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a Latino aspiring to be a local sportscaster to cover the 2021 season of the team on our market-leading platforms, ”said Roberto Yañez, president and CEO of Univision New York.
What’s more, Univision Radio will continue to broadcast all Giants pre, regular and post-season games in Spanish on WADO-1280 AM, the leading official Spanish-language station of the New York Giants.
Looking for a correspondent
The team correspondent selected in the search will begin their coverage with the 2021 NFL draft beginning Thursday, April 29. Fans interested in applying can visit http://www.Univision.com/corresponsalgigante to sign up and find all the details.