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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.

TelevisaUnivision sells Under Performing / Non Core radio station assets to Latino Media Network

Latino Media Network (LMN) announced the acquisition of certain radio stations that Televisa Univision had for sale for over a year, in their pursuit of shedding under performing or Non-Core assets in their radio division.

Elisa Torres elevated to Chief Network Officer of Spanish Broadcasting System

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) announced the promotion of Elisa Torres to Chief Network Officer/EVP, Aire Radio Networks and SBS National. Torres, the first female executive to hold a Chief position at SBS., will continue to oversee AIRE Radio Networks, the largest minority-certified Spanish Language audio network and will spearhead the advancement of all network and national audio sales and marketing solutions.

ESTRELLA MEDIA unveils 2022-2023 Content Roadmap

Estrella Media announced its 2022 and 2023 new content productions and acquisitions and new digital streaming partners at its virtual spring sales Upfront and IAB 2022 NewFronts sales presentations.

Estrella Media’s ‘PREMIOS DE LA RADIO’ returns to Mexico City

Estrella Media will bring its Premios de la Radio awards ceremony back to Mexico City on Thursday, November 3. The original Regional Mexican music awards show will air and stream on EstrellaTV channels in the U.S. and will be simulcast in Mexico on broadcast partner TV Azteca’s Azteca Uno.

Spanish Broadcasting System’s 2022 Virtual NewFront: GREATNESS HAPPENS HERE

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) released its 2022 virtual newfront: Greatness Happens Here. Through a video and virtual presentation, SBS reinforces the power of investing in minority-owned businesses by showcasing how its audio, digital and live music platforms culturally and effectively reach 25 million U.S. Hispanics each week.

TelevisaUnivision’s Lead Investor Snaps Up Hemisphere

When it comes to Puerto Rico, there are perhaps no better known radio properties than WKAQ-AM 580, the Spanish-language News/Talk station, and "KQ105," the Spanish Contemporary cadena. Since 2003, the AM/FM combo have been owned by Univision Communications and today are "Uforia" stations under TelevisaUnivision Inc. Soon, they won't be.  By Adam Jacobson / Editor in ChiefEditor in Chief - Radio & Television Business Report

Estrella Media’s Que Buena radio station launches ‘SOMOS LA’ marketing campaign

Que Buena Los Angeles (105.5/94.3 FM), the Spanish language Regional Mexican music radio station owned by Estrella Media, unveiled its new logo and marketing campaign. “Somos LA, Aqui Suenan las que Pegan” is the new campaign for the station that reflects and represents the unity and inspiration of Latinos through Regional Mexican music.

Radio Partnerships with Brands on Social Media Matter

By now, we should all be familiar with branded content on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Ticket giveaways, opportunities to meet well-known radio personalities, gift cards to favorite local restaurants and many more are now offered by radio stations through both live broadcasts and affiliated social media accounts, which are “presented by” a sponsor.

Angélica Vale wins Gracie® Award for Individual Achievement in Local Radio

Cali 93.9 Los Angeles On-Air Morning Show Talent Angelica Vale has been named the 2022 Gracie Award winner for Individual Achievement in Local Radio.

Puerto Rico celebrates 100 years of Radio

This year marks 100 years of radio in Puerto Rico.

U.S. Online Audio Listening Grows and Podcast Habits Reflect a Return to Work and School [REPORT & INFOGRAPH]

Seventy-three percent of the U.S. 12+ population (an estimated 209 million people) have listened to online audio in the last month, up from 68% in 2021. This jump was primarily driven by listeners age 35+, as the number of those age 35+ who listen to online audio monthly increased by 13% year over year. Weekly online audio listening also rose to 67% of the U.S. 12+ population, up from 62% in 2021. ­­­

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