The nation’s largest owner of broadcast radio stations, also a leading podcast and audio streaming provider, is launching a new standalone podcast venture “dedicated to elevating Latinx voices and creators, and sharing the Latinx experience with millions of listeners.” In partnership with Enrique Santos, iHeartMedia’s President and Chief Creative Officer of iHeartLatino, My Cultura will offer creators…
Like the “Radio Lazer” regional Mexican presentation heard on Lazer Broadcasting Corp. stations across the Golden State? Now you can place it on your radio station, thanks to a joint syndication effort forged by Oxnard, Calif.-based Lazer, headed by Alfredo Plascencia, and Houston-based SuiteRadio LLC. The 24/7 local affiliation service will be represented exclusively on a national level…
Chris Carrillo, a veteran of SBS’s Los Angeles operations, has been named VP/GM for the Spanish-language duo. He officially replaces Marko Radlovic, who exited in July.
Telos Alliance’s Voltair processor “introduces audible artifacts for listeners” and “interferes with the encoding process by altering Nielsen watermarks and by making them audible.” Thus, Nielsen Audio has declared that it will not support Voltair.
In a somewhat surprising move, Univision Communications today relieved José Valle–president of Univision Radio–of his duties. Effective immediately, Valle takes on a new role as president of political and advocacy sales. Univision Local Media EVP Jaime Jiménez takes on Valle’s former duties, which Valle had held since 2011.
The sixth annual Hispanic Market Overview, a comprehensive look at the state of U.S. Hispanic advertising and marketing, is now available for download.
Revenue gains from SBS’s WLEY and Univision’s Spanish pop “Latino Mix” simulcast in Chicago are offset by a format flip to country music by iHeartMedia and a big total revenue drop at Univision market leader WOJO-FM 105.1.
Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, whose new self-syndicated El Show de Piolín will air on two American General Media (AGM) stations starting in January, has also reached a deal with Entravision Communications that will see the program land on 16 stations in 14 markets, starting Monday, January 5. Affiliates include the “Súper Estrella” Southern California trimulcast, setting off rumours of a format change from Spanish Hot AC.
Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo, who shot to fame at Univision Radio’s KSCA-FM 101.9 in Los Angeles before abruptly exiting the top-rated regional Mexican station amid sexual harassment allegations in July 2013, will now have his El Show de Piolin heard on two American General Media (AGM) stations: “Radio Lobo” KLVO-FM 97.7/KKIM-FM 94.7, serving the Albuquerque-Santa Fe DMA; and KEBT-FM “96.9 La Caliente” in Bakersfield, Calif.