Coming off of last year’s win with the production of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Martinez is now leading the launch of the new ESPN studios in Mexico City, which are set to open this fall. The space includes four new HD studios along with state of the art control rooms and editing facilities. With more than 20 years of production experience under his belt, Martinez continues to mentor many of his colleagues at ESPN. “Diversity is inclusion of multiple and different points of view,” he says.
What’s your biggest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?
The production around the Pan American Games Toronto 2015. We telecasted the event to the ESPN Spanish and English audiences in the United States using not only linear television but also diverse digital platforms.
Best business advice you’ve received?
Be on time. Do not waste someone else’s time.
How do you define diversity?
Diversity is inclusion of multiple and different points of view
How can cable better support diversity?
By having space for all voices across all different platforms
What’s been the biggest story in cable this year?
The drastic demand of video everywhere, across different screens. This is and will be the story for the next few years.
How do you define success?
The feeling of happiness when accomplishing specific goals.