The award will be presented, in partnership with NATPE, during the conference’s annual Latin American Summit in Miami on January 23 following a one-on-one discussion with World Screen’s group editorial director, Anna Carugati.

World Screen will present Viacom International Media NetworksPierluigi Gazzolo with the inaugural Premio Ícono TV Latina award at the NATPE Miami Marketplace + Conference in January 2020.

Gazzolo has had a long career with the company, previously serving as president of MTV Networks Latin America, COO of MTV Networks International and COO of VIMN. Born in Italy and raised in El Salvador, Gazzolo speaks English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese fluently.