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Univision Creator Network (UCN) has signed social media influencers in a bid to strengthen its position in the online video sector.

youtuber univision 14 feb 2018The media company has announced the signing of Andrea Espada, LGNDFRVR, Nury Jimenez, UDY, Emily Tosta, Franny Arrieta, Shyla Walker and Landon McBroom.

The social media stars are based in a number of Spanish-speaking territories, including Mexico and Colombia, as well as in the US.

According to Univision, the multichannel network garnered 4.2 billion global video views across platforms during 2017.

Across their various channels on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the influencers have created a close-knit community, engaging with millions of fans and followers.

“We are committed to fostering established and up-and-coming talent and this diverse group of creators represents some of the brightest young Latinos talent who share our mission to entertain and empower our audience,” said Jennifer Perri, vice president of Univision Creator Network. “We welcome Andrea, LGND, Nury, Sergio, Emily, Franny and Landon and Shyla to the Univision Creator Network family and we look forward to creating opportunities across Univision’s ecosystem.”