Jose Cancela was named president and general manager of Telemundo-owned KVEA Los Angeles.
In his new job, Cancela willl be responsible for "the strategic and operational leadership of KVEA," said Telemundo in a statement.
He was part of Telemundo from 1992-1998, when he served as president and COO of the Telemundo Station Group.
Cancela comes from market research firm Hispanic USA Inc., which he founded in 2004. He was president and chief operating officer of Radio Unica Communications Corp. from 1998-2004, where his duties included overseeing the company's 15 owned and operated stations.