Michelle Alban

Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs

Telemundo Media

 

Michelle Alban is Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs for Telemundo Media. In this role, Alban oversees Telemundo’s domestic business and media trade strategy execution for Telemundo Media, internal communications, executive communications, and the company’s Public Affairs division. She is also responsible for overseeing media relations for trade and business press to drive message consistency with communications strategy, company mission and business objectives.  Alban also oversees the Telemundo Media Internal Communications department, ensuring that the company mission and business objectives were communicated to Telemundo employees at the network and stations, as well as the entire NBCUniversal organization.

From 2003-2007, Alban served as Director of Primary Research for Telemundo Network. She spearheaded such innovative research projects as me2, a study of Hispanic youth trends for mun2, Telemundo’s cable channel serving bi-cultural youth, Conexión Cultural for Yahoo!Telemundo, a study of Hispanics’ digital consumption, and the creation of the state-of-the-art Pulse Research Center in City Walk at Universal Studios in Los Angeles.Prior to joining Telemundo, Alban was the National Account Executive of Hispanic Services at Nielsen Media Research. She was with Nielsen Media Research for seven years and was involved in the creation of the groundbreaking A/P Meter system.

Alban possesses a strong sense of service to the community, leading several record-breaking United Way Campaigns at Telemundo. She is currently the South Florida Co-leader for the NBCUniversal Veteran’s Network, Women of Tomorrow Mentor and on the American Red Cross Disaster Public Affairs Team and a member of the advisory board for Hollywood, Health and Society, a project at the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center that connects entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information for health storylines. Alban has also served as Co-Site Leader in the South Florida Hub of the Women’s Network, an affinity group dedicated to the development and retention of women at GE. She has served in the U.S. Air Force as a NATO Instructor, and was a mass disaster coordinator for the Red Cross during the Oklahoma City Bombing Crisis.

Alban is a graduate of the School of Journalism at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg.