Hispanic consumers are young, digitally connected and socially engaged. For brands and marketers, connecting with this important and growing consumer segment requires action now. And tapping into technology and community values will play a big role in how businesses engage with Hispanic consumers today and in the future.

The cornerstone of MiLB's U.S. Hispanic/Latino fan engagement initiative, "Copa de la Diversión" established an innovative new platform authentically connecting MiLB teams with their diverse communities, embracing the culture and values that resonate most with Hispanics/Latinos nationwide.

Global music streaming service Deezer has selected MARCA Miami to introduce its FLOW service to the US audience. MARCA is responsible for strategy development, creative and media planning and buying.

GALLEGOS United announced that Silvina Cendra has been promoted from Planning Director to Head of Strategy & Planning.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. and Pandora Media, Inc. announced a definitive agreement under which SiriusXM will acquire Pandora in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.5 billion.

By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc / LMMiami.com

  • A moderate dose of identity politics is good for the health of society.
  • Ok, let’s not call it identity politics.

Nielsen announced it will transform the measurement of markets that are measured with the audio diary from a quarterly or two times a year view to year-round measurement with monthly reporting. This more dynamic measurement solution enables clients to see seasonal shifts and react more quickly to marketplace changes. With this transition, radio will be able to find new insights and tell its reach story to advertisers each month.  

The latest data from GlobalWebIndex finds that ad blocking is still on the rise in globally. While it is not a surprise, the news did remind me that I have seen far less coverage of this issue lately. It is almost as if the industry shrugged its shoulders and said, ‘well, it can’t be helped’. Except, of course, it can.  by Nigel Hollis

Conventional wisdom has depicted millennial men as the weaker sex of their generation—slower than millennial women to get their act together as financially independent adults. As they’ve gotten older and as the Great Recession has subsided, the men have at least partly outgrown that stereotype, to the extent it was ever accurate.

The report tracks the value of the world’s most valuable brands and provides insights on the potential of strong brands. The total brand value of the 2018 BrandZ Top 100 is $4.4 trillion following a record 21% growth – equating to a rise of nearly $750 billion.

After a dinner at which I sounded off about the inability of big companies to innovate, my friend sent me a link to this article, ‘Why Big Companies Squander Good Ideas’ . It is another interesting read and it strikes a chord with me because it does not buy into the typical disruption model or assume that everyone is an idiot.  by Nigel Hollis

What's the state of political and automotive advertising for the U.S. Hispanic market? That's the topic of conversation in this latest Hispanic Radio Podcast, hosted by Radio + Television Business Report Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson. In this edition, Jacobson speaks with Entravision Communications SVP/Integrated Marketing Solutions Angie Balderas.

Two years after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major U.S. political party, and with a record number of women running for Congress in 2018, a majority of Americans say they would like to see more women in top leadership positions – not only in politics, but also in the corporate world – according to a new Pew Research Center survey. But most say men still have an easier path to the top and that women have to do more to prove their worth. And the public is skeptical that the country will ever achieve gender parity in politics or in business.

Cox Media Group has sold Mundo Hispánico to Mundo Hispano Digital Network

Telemundo Puerto Rico/WKAQ-TV will air “Together We Are Great” (Juntos Somos Grandes), a live, three-hour special program on Thursday, September 20 at 7 PM ET to pay tribute to the strength and resiliency of Puerto Ricans, one year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in the island.

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