Gloria Broussard is heading to Orlando to join WHKQ/FM - Orlando’s Bilingual Spanish CHR. She begins her duties as PM Drive Host Tuesday, September 4th. Gloria B - as she is known - has been a fixture in afternoon drive on SBS-owned WPAT/FM ŒAmor‚ since 2002.

Grupo Radio Centro, S.A.B. de C.V.

George Mier has joined Orlando bilingual Spanish CHR WHKQ/FM as VP/Program Director.

Radio is still the dominant way people discover music (48%) – followed by tips from friends/relatives (10%), and YouTube (7%), but more teens listen to music through YouTube than through any other source (64%) -- followed by radio (56%) and iTunes (53% ) and CDs (50%) - according to results from a comprehensive, in-depth Nielsen study of consumer interaction with music in the United States, the Music 360.

According to Inside Radio, despite an extension from owner Emmis Communications, Grupo Radio Centro missed an August 8 deadline to acquire Spanish CHR “Exitos 93.9” KXOS, Los Angeles for a discounted price of $85.5 million.

Univision Radio announced the appointment of Chris Morris as vice president and general manager of the Phoenix cluster of Univision Radio stations. Morris will be based in Phoenix and will report to Peter Moore, senior vice president and western regional manager, Univision Radio.

Univision Radio announced its roster of sponsors for the H2O Music Festival in Los Angeles, a celebration of the Hispanic 2.0 movement with a showcase of music and unique experiences. Chevron, MiO, MetroPCS, Huawei and The Clorox Company will each feature engaging opportunities throughout the festival taking place at the Los Angeles State Historic Park on Saturday, August 25.

WSUA - Radio Caracol 1260 AM, is pleased to announce the continued commitment to its listeners by bringing the most comprehensive coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games, now also available online thru http://www.caracol1260.com .

Pandora launched their first artist video campaign entirely in Spanish, powered by State Farm that runs through September.

Arbitron Inc. announced that the Media Rating Council Inc. (MRC) has accredited the radio average-quarter-hour monthly ratings data produced by the Portable People Meter (PPM) ratings service in five additional markets: Los Angeles, Tampa-St.

GLR Networks announced its coverage of Liga MX Torneo Apertura 2012 – the newly renamed Mexican first division soccer tournament -, starting this coming weekend.

The National Association of Broadcasters announced that the 2012 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show will be hosted by CBS Radio's KMVK-FM's Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo. The event will take place September 20 at the 2012 Radio Show at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS)announced the launch of DJ 106.7 (WRMA-106.7FM) the new home of Miami’s Deejay, DJ Laz (Lazaro Mendez).

Univision Radio unveiled the programming lineup surrounding the launch of its new AM radio network, Univision America. The network, which includes radio stations in nine markets across the country, features local, national and international news, weather and traffic updates, as well as shows focused on the issues that matter most to Hispanics, including current events and politics, health, home and family, finances, education, sports and entertainment.

A study conducted by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism that examines the unique relationship between broadcast radio listeners and on-air personalities is the first to confirm that listeners feel they have a genuine relationship with their favorite radio personalities.

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