Univision Miami has announced that Emmy-award winning journalist Jose Alfonso Almora and South Florida’s beloved Father Albert Cutié (also known as Padre Alberto) will each host new local shows on Univision’s Miami radio station WQBA 1140 AM.
Jose Alfonso Almora, one of South Florida’s most beloved journalists and radio hosts, returns to WQBA 1140 AM, with a two-hour daily talk show “A Esta Hora con Almora” (At this Time with Almora) Every weekday from 8:00 to 10:00am ET, Almora will discuss and analyze the most relevant local, national and international news affecting South Florida Hispanics. “A Esta Hora con Almora,” will also feature interviews and expert analyses by knowledgeable guests while encouraging audience participation through its “open mic” format and social media coverage.
Also kicking off today, Padre Alberto will host “Hablando con el Padre Alberto” (Talking to Father Albert) on WQBA 1140 AM, bringing his charisma and experience as a priest and pastor to a South Florida audience every weekday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET. In his characteristically direct and no-nonsense style, he will interact and engage listeners as they discuss and analyze current events and issues that are affecting local families. The show will be interactive in style allowing fans to call in and interact via social media. As a renowned radio and television personality, Father Albert Cutié has reached millions of homes throughout the world with his television and radio talk shows, as well as newspaper columns. In October of 1998, he became the first clergy person of any religious tradition to host a daily “talk-show” as part of a network on commercial international television.
“We are thrilled to have two respected and beloved professionals like Jose Alfonso Almora and Padre Alberto join Univision’s WQBA 1140 AM lineup,” said Claudia Puig, President and General Manager, Univision Miami. “Now more than ever, South Florida audiences need news and information they can trust as well as a forum to discuss current events find a sense of community during these challenging times.”