Joshua David Mintz (born August 22, 1965 in Mexico City) is a Mexican television executive and producer.
Since January 2016 he is a deputy to the president of the Mexican network TV Azteca. In his current role, Mintz leads the strategy and execution behind the network´s primetime programming restructure that is taking place as part of the reinvention of the network since its new CEO, Benjamin Salinas, took office in 2015.
Mintz is the executive vice president of scripted programming and general manager at Telemundo Television Studios, a division of NBCUniversal. Mintz is in charge of Telemundo Media fiction and drama productions in the U.S. and Mexico. He also oversees new third-party co-productions. In early 2012, Mintz led the formation of new partnerships with two entertainment entities. He oversaw a distribution pact that was made with Mexican television network Cadena 3 and signed a production agreement for several telenovelas with Argos TV. Mintz served as executive producer of the Globo TV/Telemundo series Marido en Alquiler.
In 2011, he signed longtime Univision talk show host Cristina Saralegui for a new talk show on Telemundo, Pa'lante con Cristina. Under Mintz, Telemundo produced La Reina del Sur, a telenovela that premiered to more viewers than any other show in Telemundo history. The show's May 2011 season finale recorded the highest ratings in network history. According to NPR, Mintz said the show deserved an Emmy Award for attracting millions of viewers.
Prior to his general manager position, Mintz was vice president of strategic development for Telemundo. He has also held leadership or production positions at Televisa, Azteca América and Univision.
Mintz is married to retired telenovela actress Sarah Mintz. They announced in December 2013 that they were expecting twin babies. This is in addition to two children, Daniela and Alex, from his first marriage to fellow television executive Veronica Pimstein.
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