Maria Badillo joins MTV from Discovery

Maria Badillo has joined MTV’s US Spanish-language network Tr3s as VP, programming and production.

She joins from Discovery where she was director of programming and acquisitions for Discovery Networks Latin America.

At Tr3s Badillo will oversee programming strategy and original production.

“As we continue our ambitious evolution of Tr3s, Maria will ensure that our rich and diversified development slate, as well as our new and established production teams, will all serve the creative vision for the network and our audience. As we launch our new prime-time slot, this is the perfect moment for Maria to take the reins,” said Fernando Gaston, brand manager for Tr3s.