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NYC Radio Stations Launch ''Fall in Love with Radio''
New York City Radio
New York City Radio
The New York City Radio Committee, a joint partnership of all the major radio broadcasters in New York City, has developed a marketing campaign to promote the power of radio. The campaign will include radio messaging on over twenty of New York's most listened-to stations, digital and More

Eastlan Ratings Hires Emilio Abdala as Director of MC&CS
Eastlan Ratings
Eastlan Ratings
Eastlan Ratings appoints Emilio Abdala to the newly created post of Director of Multi-Cultural & Christian Solutions. Abdala was previously an account manager at Arbitron and created plans for companies like Univision, Verizon Wireless and the MLS' Chicago Fire. Eastlan More

KMG Promotes Rick Ramos to EVP of Multicultural Partnerships
Rick Ramos
Rick Ramos
Katz Media Group elevates Rick Ramos to Executive Vice President of Katz Multicultural Partnerships, effective immediately. He'll report to Eastman Radio President Tucker Flood at Katz Radio Group. In his expanded role, Ramos will continue to oversee the creation of multicultural marketing campaigns across More

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RAB Completes 14th Annual Management & Training Program
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), in conjunction with BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW), have announced the completion of the 14th annual Rising Through the Ranks program, which began with a virtual session on August 2, and continued with in-person meetings on August 9-11 at the BMI More

Fernando Perez Named WUMR/Philadelphia Program Director
Fernando Perez
Fernando Perez
iHeartMedia names Fernando A. Perez as Program Director for WUMR (Rumba 106.1) Philadelphia, effective immediately. He's a veteran radio executive with over 20 years of experience programming multiple Spanish-language formats for U.S. Hispanic audiences. Before joining iHeartMedia, Perez helped audio brands More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for 2022's Rising Through the Ranks program, presented by the Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, have been selected. As previously announced, this year's program will be a hybrid event starting with a virtual session taking place on August 2 and More

LMN to Acquire 18 Univision Radio Outlets for $60 Million
Latino Media Network
Latino Media Network
Latino Media Network, a new company founded by entrepreneurs Stephanie Valencia and Jess Morales Rocketto, has agreed to acquire 18 radio outlets in ten markets from TelevisaUnivision in an all cash transaction for $60 million. Included in the deal are stations in New York, Los More

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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

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

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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

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

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