Radio

Albert Rodriguez – President & COO of Spanish Broadcasting System is inducted into the American Advertising Federation (AAF)

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (the “Company” or “SBS”) announced that Albert Rodriguez, President & Chief Operating Officer has been inducted to the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The fundamental purpose of the AAF is to protect and promote the well-being of the advertising industry and unite professionals of all disciplines and career levels to deliver creative business solutions. With the induction into the AAF, Mr. Rodriguez has demonstrated his leadership abilities in the field of technology and advertising. Througout his career, he has promoted and celebrated diversity in advertising and has helped address many community issues.

AM/FM Radio Still Dominates when Reaching U.S. Hispanics, Offers Unmatched Value to Advertisers [REPORT]

A new analysis from Nielsen looks at the rapidly evolving and expanding audio media landscape, inclusive of terrestrial (AM/FM) radio, streaming audio platforms and podcasting. While the increased enthusiasm and listenership of the newer digital audio formats have consumed much of the marketing and advertising industry’s attention, the findings show AM/FM radio still dominates the audio landscape. These data serve as a powerful reminder to advertisers of the unique value radio brings to their media strategies and channel mixes.

TelevisaUnivision selects Nielsen ONE for cross-platform measurement

Nielsen announced that TelevisaUnivision has signed a multi-year agreement to use Nielsen ONE, the company’s cross-platform measurement solution to be released in December.

Mason adds additional duties as VP General Manager of SBS Chicago Radio Station

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced that Maire Mason, VP General Manager of New York properties, WSKQ-FM & WPAT FM was named VP General Manager of Chicago’s WLEY-FM. In this additional role, Maire will be responsible for leading a team of sales managers and salespeople, overseeing all operations, and developing an infrastructure that will support & optimize revenue.

Entravision Announces Exclusive Network Representation of “El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata”

Entravision announced the Company’s radio network will have exclusive network representation of “El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata”, effective January 12, 2023. Through this representation, the show, which originated on Entravision, airs on 97 radio stations across the United States, representing 64% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Entravision airs the Erzano y Chokolata show in Los Angeles, El Centro, Palm Springs, Monterey, Stockton, Modesto, Sacramento, Reno, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Denver, Aspen, El Paso, and McAllen.

Broadcasters Foundation of America Delivers Emergency Aid to Radio & TV Colleagues in Puerto Rico, Florida, and the Carolinas

The Broadcasters Foundation of America is providing emergency aid to qualifying colleagues in the radio and TV industry who have been personally hit hard by Hurricanes Fiona and Ian. So far, requests have come in from individuals who work at Spanish Broadcasting System, America CV Station Group, Telemundo, and Univision, with the first of those checks going out to qualifying individuals this week!

Luis Jimenez returns to New York Radio

“El Show de Luis Jimenez” returns October 1st from 11 AM to 3 PM EST

Bauermeister named General Manage of Spanish broadcasting System markets: Orlando & Tampa

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. named Fernando Bauermeister as General Manager of "El Nuevo Zol 95.3FM" - WPYO-FM Orlando and "El Nuevo Zol 97.1FM" -WSUN-FM Tampa.

Estrella Media launches NORTEADOS CON DON CHETO

Norteados con Don Cheto, Estrella Media's new one-hour scripted comedy series, will have the first dual platform launch for the EstrellaTV network.

Ramos named EVP of Multicultural Partnerships at Katz Media Group

Katz Media Group announced that Rick Ramos has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Katz Multicultural Partnerships, effective immediately. Ramos will continue to report to Tucker Flood, President of Eastman Radio at Katz Radio Group.

Labor Day Reading – HispanicAd publications available for FREE

HispanicAd in association with the Hispanic Marketing Council and Adam R. Jacobson plan and publish key supplemental reading through out the year to cover the most important topics for our industry besides our daily coverage.

Que Buena Los Angeles presents ‘HOMENAJE AL REY DE CORRIDO’ concert Friday July 22 at Youtube Theatre

Que Buena Los Angeles presents the 30th anniversary tribute concert to Chalino Sanchez – “Homenaje al Rey del Corrido."

‘DON CHETO AL AIRE’ live in Phoenix

Estrella Media launched its syndicated morning radio show Don Cheto Al Aire on La Indiscreta 106.7 in Phoenix, AZ on Monday, July 4.

HRN Media Networks brings Major League Baseball Player Carlos Baerga to Radio

HRN Media Networks has announced a new daily feature hosted by former major league baseball player, Carlos Baerga. The 90-second feature, Are You Ready to Play Ball with Carlos Baerga and Legends from Yesterday and Today, includes baseball analytics and interviews with elite players.

Entravision Radio Network’s Shoboy Show expands affiliates

Entravision announced that the Shoboy Show hosted by Edgar “Shoboy” Sotelo is now being syndicated by four new affiliate stations including: Jacksonville, FL on WYKB-FM, Bakersfield, CA on KBQF-FM, Atlantic City, NJ on WSJO-FM and Scranton, PA on WGGY-FM.

Cox Media Group’s Orlando AM Delisted For Improper Encoding Move

Editor’s Note: This story was updated at 7:30pm Eastern based on newly received information from Nielsen Audio regarding the dates associated with the improper WPYO-FM PPM encoding. Additionally, SBS representatives have clarified prior statements regarding their contention that tampering of WPYO-FM following the transition of ownership of the station to SBS occurred. This alleged tampering may include PPM encoding changes but has not been verified.  By Adam Jacobson

Costa Media launches WFAX 100.7 LA PANTERA

COSTA MEDIA has acquired Radio station WFAX 100.7 FM / 1220 AM that covers the Washington DC metro area including Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV).

The InFOCUS Podcast: Stephanie Valencia – Latino Media Network  [PODCAST]

Until June 3, she was known primarily as a social entrepreneur and a national leader at the nexus of politics, technology and leadership development. This includes her role as the co-founder of Equis Research, an organization that is working “to create a better understanding of the ‘Latinx’ electorate” and invests in innovative tactics and approaches to engage Latinx voters, using digital, tech and data tools.

Diverse voices on Spanish-language radio overdue, but Cuban exiles denounce sale of Radio Mambí

A change may be on the horizon for Miami’s well-known Spanish-language radio market. But Cuban exiles are already gearing up to fight back.  A group of Latino investors last week offered $60 million to purchase Radio Mambí, one of Miami’s best-known so-called “Cuban radio” stations, among others across the country.

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