Espinosa strategizes, negotiates, implements and administers affiliate and retransmission consent agreements between Fox and its cable, satellite and telco providers. “I’ve received a lot of guidance from friends, family, mentors and colleagues over the years,” he says. “One of the main lessons learned from them is to simplify things and focus on what’s important.” Espinosa’s keen critical strategic analysis has been vital to making smart decisions regarding Fox Networks’ 44 owned-and-operated and joint venture TV networks.
What’s your biggest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?
It’s hard to think about a personal accomplishment when you work in a collaborative environment like the one we have here at Fox. We’ve done a lot over the last twelve months and I’m glad to be part of this outstanding group, representing great brands like Fox Sports, FX and National Geographic, and helping grow the distribution of our content.
Best business advice you’ve received?
Fortunately, I’ve received a lot of guidance from friends, family, mentors and colleagues over the years. One of the main lessons learned from them is to simplify things and focus on what’s important. I’ve also learned that it’s key to be alert and ready to act when an opportunity comes up, and pursue it regardless of the resources at your disposal.
How do you define diversity?
Diversity means bringing together a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and ideas, creating an environment where all those different voices can contribute to build something greater than the sum of its parts.