Radio Ink announced the winners of the 2016 Medallas de Cortez Awards. The awards are named in honor of Raoul Cortez, who founded KCOR, the first Spanish-language station in the United States, in 1946. This year’s awards honor excellence in seven categories. The winners were announced at the the Medallas de Cortez ceremony on March 22 at the Hispanic Radio Conference (http://www.hispanicradioconference.com/).
This year’s winners are:
Local Personality of the Year
Jenny Castillo, WRUM-FM Orlando, FL
Syndicated/National Personality of the Year
Piolin, El Show de Piolin
Program Director of the Year
Arturo Sosa, WSKQ-FM/New York
Sales Manager of the Year
Barbara Carreon, Univision/San Antonio
General Manager of the Year
Javier A. Ortiz, KQRT/KRRN/Las Vegas
Station of the Year
Broadcaster of the Year
Alfredo Plascencia, Lazer Broadcasting
Courtesy of Radio Ink.