Polito Vega, ‘El Rey de la Radio’ passes

Polito Vega was a radio icon in New York City, for decades he was the most recognizable voice on the Spanish language airwaves … Andando !!!!!!!

He began his career in radio over 50 years ago.

I was lucky to work with Polito at the beginning of Mega 97.9 launch in late 1990s, when a Spanish language station earned the #1 spot among the coveted Adults 25-54 demographic in the New York Metro.

Even Howard Stern was dethroned by a an idea, a movement and a lot of brawn by a group of broadcasters aficionados, DJs and a musical mix lead by Raul Alarcon – Chairman of Spanish Broadcasting System.

Great days, great memories and a great man.

Todavía tengo el micrófono que me regalaste que usabas.

Descanza en Paz.

Gene Bryan

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