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Uforia Expands Podcast Offerings Reaching Broader Audiences
Uforia
Uforia
Uforia, TelevisaUnivision's audio network for company's music and audio properties spanning radio, podcasts, audio app and live concert series, has announced the expansion of its podcast programming during the 2022 IAB Podcast Upfront. Delivering more than 40 hours of original content per week, Uforia is one More

Rumba 106.1/Philadelphia Names Lizette Alicea as VP/Sales
Lizette Alicea
Lizette Alicea
iHeartMedia/Philadelphia appoints Lizette Alicea as Vice President of Sales for WISX (Rumba 106.1), effective April 4. Alicea joins iHeartMedia from Univision Communications, where she most recently served as the Local Sales Manager. Alicea also previously served as the Local Sales Market Leader at More

Sanchez, Trujillo Launch Podcast Network Agua Media
Agua Media
Agua Media
Content creator Richard "Rick" Sanchez, and co-founder of the Latino Donor Collaborative Solomon D. "Sol" Trujillo, have announced the launch of Agua Media. Agua is a new podcast network catered to the "New American Mainstream," defined as the fastest growing, most entrepreneurial More

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KLLI (Cali 93.9)/Los Angeles Names Carlos Branco as APD
Carlos Branco
Carlos Branco
Meruelo Media's Spanish Rhythmic KLLI (Cali 93.9)/Los Angeles names Carlos Branco as Assistant PD. The move marks a return to Los Angeles for Branco, who departed Univision after 15 years, where he most recently oversaw content and brand expansion for five AC stations and a network afternoon program. More

Kagan Offers Broadcast Deal Market Recap for Q4 2021
S & P Market Intelligence
S & P Market Intelligence
According to Kagan, the media research unit of S&P Global Market Intelligence, in the absence of hundred-million-dollar deals, Q4's TV deal volume of $105.5 million stands for only 2.3% of 2021's total TV deal volume, but radio's $102.7 million represent 54.2% of the year's radio deal volume. Three of More

NABLF Opens Application Window for 2023 BLT Program
The NAB Leadership Foundation
The NAB Leadership Foundation
The NAB Leadership Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2023 Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) program through May 31. The BLT program is designed to prepare senior-level broadcast executives to advance as group executives or station owners. Women and people of color More

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Family Stations Closes on Buy of WQBU-FM in New York
Kalil and Co.
Kalil and Co.
Family Stations Inc. has closed on the sale of 2kW Spanish WQBU-FM (Que Buena 92.7 FM) in Garden City, NY (serving New York City) from Univision Radio Stations Group. Family Stations is a California-based company headed by Thomas Evans. Univision Radio Stations Group is a Delaware-based company headed by More

Audacy Names Two Additions to Performance Sales Team
Shirin Peykar and Dan Wolman
Shirin Peykar and Dan Wolman
Audacy welcomes Shirin Peykar as Senior Vice President of Performance Sales, effective January 19. In this role, Peykar will lead Audacy's performance sales team and sell across its portfolio of products, leaning heavily into the company's podcast library. Audacy also welcomes Dan Wolman as Vice More

Family Stations to Acquire WQBU (Que Buena 92.7)/New York
Kalil and Co.
Kalil and Co.
Family Stations Inc. has agreed to acquire Spanish Hits 2kW WQBU-FM (Que Buena 92.7)/New York (licensed to Garden City, NY) from Univision Radio Stations Group. Terms were not immediately disclosed. The seller is a Delaware-based company headed by Wade Davis. The buyer is a California-based More

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TUDN Becomes MLB's Official Spanish-Language Radio Partner
Univision
Univision
TUDN, the multimedia unit of Univision Communications, and Major League Baseball ink a multi-year agreement naming TUDN Radio the official Spanish-language radio partner of MLB in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The deal brings Spanish-language coverage on TUDN Radio of select games throughout the MLB Postseason More

Dallas Mavericks Move to New Flagship 97.1 The Eagle
The Dallas Mavericks are moving to a new flagship station, KEGL (97.1 The Eagle), for the 2021-22 season. Chuck Cooperstein returns for his 17th season as the play-by-play voice of the Mavericks, where he will again be joined on the broadcast by former Mavericks great Brad Davis. Each game will also include More

Tony Banana to Program Rumba 97.7 Boston
Tony Banana
Tony Banana
iHeartMedia Boston announced today two major additions to its Spanish-language station Rumba 97.7. Syndicated the "Enrique Santos Morning Show" will now air weekdays 6-10am, while Tony Banana will take the helm as Program Director and PM Drive host. Santos and Banana will both start on September 7. "I'm More

Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2021 Inductees
The Museum of Broadcast Communications has announced the selection of eight new inductees as well as a new class of Legacy inductees, into the RADIO HALL OF FAME for 2021. The 2021 Radio Hall of Fame inductees will be honored at the in-person 2021 Radio Hall of Fame induction More

Cumulus Birmingham Names James Robinson VP/MM
James Robinson
James Robinson
Cumulus has named James Robinson as Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Birmingham, AL. Robinson was previously Vice President/Director of Sales, Radio, Television & Digital for Univision Communications in San Antonio, TX. Prior to that, he was Director of Sales for Radio One in Houston, TX. Robinson More

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