Radio’s weekly reach is now at its highest levels since March 2020, and has grown during each of the past four months. In May 2021, radio’s weekly reach surpassed 122 million weekly listeners, within 2 million of where it was before the lockdown precautions took effect last year.

As the post-COVID era becomes a reality, will your agency emerge like a phoenix from the pandemic’s ashes? Or will it struggle its way into 2022, fixated on survival?  By Mark Duval - The Duval Partnership

Customer expectations are much higher in 2021. Today’s empowered consumers know who they are, expect brands to understand their needs, and use their social currency to influence perception in favor of or against brands. Enlightened brands listen, build intelligence, and use those insights to make products more attractive to buyers.

Spectrum focuses on the experiences of Black and Latinx LGBTQ communities with content topics ranging from consumer insights, highlights of queer media,  culture, perspectives from members of the community.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced that it has named Albert Rodriguez to the position of President of SBS, succeeding Raúl Alarcón, who has served in that capacity since 1985.

CNN en Español unveiled its new programming for 2021-2022, and the Sunday night primetime lineup Domingo de Gigantes. With this new programming lineup, the network is poised to reinvent news sponsorship and will offer commercial partners a unique, 360° TV and Digital sales opportunity across all its platforms.

Agencies waste resources when they send out proposals too soon or incorrectly. In this post, I’ll explore strategic considerations around sending proposals outside of formal RFPs. When and why should you send a proposal—or not? If you send one, what are some important things to keep in mind?  By Mark Duval - The Duval Partnership

While revenue and sales growth rank as management’s top mandate for marketers, CMOs will be more than happy with grades received in a new C-Suite Scorecard of marketing value and effectiveness released in a report  by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council.

An increasingly complex digital landscape can easily spiral out of control

Moving away from labels and toward the future of data in marketing to this powerfully influential generatio

The ANA announced the launch of a new website portal designed to address the growing need for purpose-driven marketing by encouraging connections between ANA members’ brands and nonprofit organizations.

How do brands appeal to today’s consumers? Is bricks-and-mortar retail going to come back after the pandemic? How have retailers responded to recent discussions around racial tensions and inequality?

Lopez Negrete Communications has been awarded two of the nation’s most prestigious public relations honors: a Silver Anvil in the Content Marketing for Government category and a Bronze Anvil in the Creative Tactics category as a result of their “YES! to Census 2020” campaign and murals created for the City of Houston and Harris County.

As the economy recovers faster than expected globally (GDP +6%) and in most markets, so do marketing activity and advertising spending. With the added driver of rescheduled international sports events, MAGNA forecasts global all-media advertising spending to grow by $78bn (+14%) to $657bn in 2021, a new all-time high. MAGNA also raises its forecast for advertising market growth in 2022 to +6.6% (previously +5%). The +14% growth expectation for 2021 would represent the highest growth rate on record, beating +12.5% in 2000, and a significant increase from MAGNA’s previous global forecast (Dec. 2020: +8%).

Brands are looking for more diversity and a different mindset from agencies post-pandemic

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