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Univision Head, Iona Alumnus Gets Special Emmy Award

6/12/2015
left to right: Sibdas Ghosh, Ph.D., Dean, School of Arts & Science, honoree Randy Falco 75, ’79MBA, ’01H, and Paul J. Sutera, Senior Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs
Iona College alumnus Randy Falco ’75, ’79MBA, ’01H, president and chief executive of Univision Communications Inc. was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) as this year’s recipient of the Trustees Award.

This Emmy Award from the Board of Trustees is NATAS’ highest honor bestowed on an individual and is presented to a person making a significant contribution to the world of television. The award was presented at a prestigious black-tie event in New York City at the Park Hyatt Hotel on Thursday June 4, 2015.

In addition to bestowing this prestigious award, the Academy announced the launch of a drive to establish a scholarship program in Randy Falco’s name. The scholarship will provide a gifted Hispanic student the opportunity to further their studies in the television industry.

About Randy Falco:
Randy Falco is president and chief executive officer of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI). Under his leadership, UCI has accelerated its transformation to the multimedia powerhouse of today. UCI has quickly expanded into a top tier multimedia company with 16 broadcast, cable and digital networks, 61 television stations, 67 radio stations, and an array of online and mobile apps and products and content creation facilities in Miami, New York and Los Angeles.
 
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