LOS ANGELES, CA – FOX Deportes, the first and longest-running Spanish-language sports network in the United States, has appointed Orlando Silver Vice President of Production, it was announced today by FOX Deportes Executive Vice President and General Manager Carlos Sanchez.
“We are delighted to welcome Orlando to FOX Deportes and look forward to him leading the production team to new heights,” said Sanchez. “Orlando brings extensive experience to the role and has a deep understanding of the industry that will help our network continue to grow in this ever-changing landscape.”
Silver will lead production and operations for the network, reporting to Sanchez and Michael Davies, Senior Vice President of Field & Technical Operations for FOX Sports.
“I’m thrilled and honored to return to FOX Deportes, the place where I launched my career and the network I’ve always called home,” said Silver. “It’s been exciting to see how much the network has grown, and to form part of this family as it celebrates its 20th anniversary is more than I could ever imagine. I’m looking forward to leading the production and operations departments and am committed to delivering the best content and event coverage to our viewers.”
Silver joins FOX Deportes from Univision Deportes Network, where he served in a variety of roles since the network launched in 2012. During his time at Univision Deportes Network, Silver was an integral member of the network’s flagship programs.
Prior to Univision Deportes, Silver was President of Silvertouch Productions, where he developed projects for a wide range of domestic and international sports broadcasters including ABC, ESPN, Univision, Swiss TV, NHK and many others. Silver has covered three FIFA World Cups (1998, 2006 and 2010) and the UEFA Euro 2008 Final.
Silver began his career with Prime Deportiva-FOX Sports Americas, which was later rebranded as FOX Deportes in 2011.
A native of Mexico City, Mexico, Silver lives in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., with his wife and two daughters.