SBS

  1. SBS Names Eric Garcia Radio Revenue Chief, GM of New York Market

    October 21, 2014 8:18 PM EDT The longtime SBS executive will oversee local and national radio divisions. Eric Garcia has been named radio revenue chief of SBS' radio division, according to a spokesperson. Garcia will manage local and national radio divisions along with ...

  2. SBS Radio Executive & Singer Headed to Mediation: Lawsuit Claims Sexual Assault, Unfair Record Deal

    July 22, 2014 8:21 PM EDT SBS executive Jesus Salas' attorneys will meet with Latin pop singer Katherine Alexander's legal team on Thursday in hopes that both sides can settle a lawsuit which claims the songstress unknowingly signed a contract that forced her to ...

  3. The Billboard Q&A: Lucas Pina

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT The concert and radio promoter expands the reach of SBS' live division. Lucas Pina thinks big. Since taking over as senior VP of SBS Entertainment-the live entertainment division of Spanish Broadcasting System-three years ago, he has been cre ...

  4. Polito Vega Never Goes Out Of Style

    June 28, 2012 5:30 PM EDT The joke goes like this: Two friends are standing on Fifth Avenue in New York as Polito Vega and the Pope stroll by, talking together. One of them asks, "Who's that?" The other replies, "I don't know who the old guy with t ...

  5. Pedro Arroyo, Puerto Rican Radio Programmer and Salsa Advocate, Dead at 60

    April 15, 2012 5:21 PM EDT Puerto Rican radio programmer Pedro Arroyo, a salsa musician and lover who founded "El Día Nacional de la Zalsa" (National Salsa Day), a massive annual concert dedicated to the genre, died Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 60 yea ...

  6. Pianist Arthur Hanlon To Star in TV Special Featuring Latin Music Icons

    November 03, 2011 11:20 AM EDT Pianist, songwriter and arranger Arthur Hanlon will star in his own TV special for the Spanish Broadcasting System taping this week in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The show will feature other big names in Latin music including Laura Pausini, Obie Bermúd ...

  7. SBS Flips Miami Regional Mexican Station La Raza 106.3 FM to Colombian Music

    May 06, 2011 1:24 PM EDT SBS Entertainment has flipped its regional Mexican station in Miami-La Raza 106.3 FM-to a tropical format geared toward Colombian listeners and fans of Colombian music. The new WRAZ-Cima programs mostly cumbia and vallenato, eminently Colombian ge ...

  8. Frank Flores Exits Spanish Broadcasting System

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Frank Flores, chief revenue officer for Spanish Broadcasting System's radio segment and GM of the company's New York stations La Mega 97. FM and Amor 93.1 FM, has left the company according to published reports. Flores was a vocal critic ...

  9. Digital Radio Services Revealed Down Under

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With the digital radio revolution just around the corner, commercial media group DMG Radio Australia has unveiled a flavor of some new music channels to come. The broadcaster, which operates the Nova and Vega networks, has added two new digital br ...

  10. Ferro Exits SBS

    March 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pio Ferro, SBS' VP of programming, has left the company sources say. SBS had no comment on Ferro's departure and has not announced a replacement. Ferro had been with SBS since 2000 and was appointed VP of programming in 2005. SBS is the ...

  11. SBS Founder Pablo Raul Alarcon Dies

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pablo Raul Alarcon, the founder of Spanish language media conglomerate Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), died June 11 in Miami. He was 82 years old. Alarcon, born in the city of Ciego de Avila, Cuba, founded his first radio station in that countr ...

  12. Hispanic Radio Groups Unite To Address PPM Issues

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four of the country's major Hispanic radio groups – Entravision Radio, Spanish Broadcasting System, Univision Radio and Border Media Partners – have united to form the Spanish Radio Association, an industry-focused committee that will address ...

  13. SBS Takes On Movies, Telenovelas

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spanish Broadcasting System announced the launch of Megafilms, the company's film division. Director and screenwriter Agustin Fernandez III has been tapped as the division's managing director. Megafilms will produce Spanish-language feat ...

  14. Chicago Bank Pushes SBS To Add Value Or Sell

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A Chicago merchant banking firm that owns nearly 10% of Spanish Broadcasting System’s class A common stock wants SBS chairman/CEO/president Raul Alarcon, Jr. to take the company private, sell to a strategic party or get out of the way by adopting ...

  15. Moonshadow Returns As Jimenez Launches Show

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST On Jan. 17 the morning show battle in New York begins, as morning personality Luis Jimenez returns to the Big Apple's airwaves on Univision Radio Latin rhythm WCAA with "The Luis Jimenez Show." Meanwhile, on crosstown Spanish Broadc ...

  16. SBS Launches Miami Regional Mexican Station

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a nod to the changing Latin demographic of the East Coast, the Miami airwaves will welcome the strains of regional Mexican music on Jan. 5. The imminent launch of La Raza 106.3 FM was previously announced in Billboard (Billboard.biz, Oct. 24), ...

  17. Jimenez Returns To N.Y.

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Radio & Records has confirmed that Luis Jiménez will return to New York mornings on Jan. 17 on Univision Radio's Latin rhythm WCAA (La Kalle) with "The Luis Jiménez Show." Jiménez was last heard in the Big Apple as host of the m ...

  18. Mega Links With DirectTV

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miami-based television station Mega TV has signed a contract to become an exclusive channel on DirectTV. Beginning Oct. 17, Mega's programming will be available on the satellite television service provider, via its DirectTV Más platform. Mega ...

  19. Luis Jimenez Signs With Univision Radio

    December 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Luis Jimenez, host of New York's No. 1 morning show, "El Vacilon de la Manana," on SBS's WSKQ, has signed with Univision Radio, show producer Alma Jimenez confirmed to R&R. Luis Jimenez's contract with SBS is over at t ...