Univision Radio

  1. Don Cheto Leads L.A. Station To Top Spot

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radio host Don Cheto has closed the gap with uber-popular Piolín among Hispanic listeners in the flagship Los Angeles market, according to Arbitron's Winter 2008 book. "El Show de Don Cheto" on Liberman Broadcasting's KBUE and ...

  2. Lozano Signs With Orjuela Entertainment

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Telenovela actress and recording artist Karyme Lozano has signed to Orjuela Entertainment and US Marketing for representation. The agreement covers branded promotional appearances and singing engagements. Lozano released her debut album, "Pro ...

  3. Spanish-Language Listenership Jumps

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bucking a trend of declining listenership at English-language radio, Spanish-language radio has seen its audience grow 10 percent in the last decade among listeners aged 18-34. Citing Arbitron studies, Gary Stone, Univision Radio's COO, gave ...

  4. Nava Named PD of KSSE/L.A.

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Entravision Radio has named María Nava PD of Latin pop KSSE (Súper Estrella)/Los Angeles. Nava will oversee the station's day-to-day operations, and reports to VP of programming Néstor Rocha. "I'm thrilled to be back programming in ...

  5. 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), ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Miami Tunes In To Regional Mexican Station

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miami is close to launching its first FM regional Mexican station. La Raza will take over the 106.3 FM frequency, which at one point belonged to La Gran Cadena. The station belongs to the SBS network, which already owns pop station WRMA, Romance ( ...

  8. Morning Hosts Santos, Ferrero Back On Air

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Santos and Joe Ferrero, who quit the "El Vacilon De La Manana" morning show on Spanish Broadcasting System's tropical WXDJ (El Zol)/Miami live on the air on March 5, are back. The duo have signed a five-year, multimillion-do ...

  9. FCC Approves Univision Sale

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the FCC has approved the acquisition of Univision Communications by investor group Broadcasting Media Partners (BMP). The sale was set at approximately $12.3 billion or $36.25 per share. Once the acquisition is finalized, which is exp ...

  10. SBS Sues Radio Host Jimenez

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has sued radio personality Luis Jimenez, alleging that the former host of New York's top-rated "El Vacilon de la Manana" solicited members of his ensemble cast to leave the show with him before he s ...

  11. Univision Revs Up In Q4

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications' net revenue increased 6.5% in the fourth quarter to $546.9 million, from $513.5 million in Q4 last year. Net income in the quarter grew to $99.7 million from $27.4 million for the same period in 2005. Led by the Span ...

  12. Jimenez Univison Debut Set

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Popular radio host Luis Jimenez will debut "The Luis Jimenez Show" via Univision Radio in five markets Feb. 22. Jiménez starts anew at Univision, after having hosted NY's No. 1 morning show "El Vacilon de la Manana" at SBS ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Plasencia Sets Up Republica

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jorge Plasencia has left his post as VP of communications at Univision Radio to open up a full-service branding, advertising and communications company. Called Rep?blica, the company is based out of Miami and is a partnership between Plascencia an ...

  15. Plasencia Sets Up República

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jorge Plasencia has left his post as VP of communications at Univision Radio to open up a full-service branding, advertising and communications company. Jorge Plasencia has left his post as VP of communications at Univision Radio to open up a full ...

  16. Univision's Net Revenues Up In Quarter

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Radio and music divisions down from '05 levels Even as talks swirl about its possible sale, Univision Communications continued to post an increase in profits. In its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006, the company po ...

  17. Clear Channel Joins Media Audit/IsposTests

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Becomes fourth radio group to do so. Clear Channel, the nation’s largest radio group which is leading an industry committee to evaluate electronic radio ratings systems, has joined three other radio groups in agreeing to encode their Houston radio ...

  18. RadioCadena Univision Promotes Plasencia

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Radio vet takes newly created position. Jorge A. Plasencia has been appointed to the newly created post of VP/operating manager for Univision’s AM stations, RadioCadena Univision. He remains stationed in Miami, reporting to Gary Stone, president/C ...

  19. Univision Promotes Stone To President/COO

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec was previously senior VP and COO. Univision Communications has appointed Gary Stone as president/COO of Univision Radio. Stone was previously senior VP and COO, a post he's held since 2001 for Univision Radio, and its predecessor, Hispan ...

  20. Spanish Media Giant Univision For Sale

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST A late afternoon announcement from Univision today (Feb. 8) confirmed that the Spanish language media company is on the block. Univision has retained UBS Investment Bank as a financial advisor to help After months of speculation, Univision Communi ...

  21. Radio One Sits Out HD2 Alliance

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Concerns about the HD2 format allocation process are, so far, keeping radios largest African American operator on the sidelines of the HD Digital Radio Alliance. Concerns about the HD2 format allocation process are, so far, keeping radio’s largest ...

  22. Univision Sees Q3 Gains

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications entered the fourth quarter of the year with a bang, announcing strong financial results for the third quarter ending Sept. 30. Univision Communications entered the fourth quarter of the year with a bang, announcing strong ...

  23. Univision Reports Q3 Increase

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reggaeton fueled net revenue. Univision Communications is kicking off the fourth quarter with a bang, revealing strong financial results for the third quarter ending Sept. 30. The company posted a net revenue increase of 4%, up from $477.4 million ...

  24. Hobson Named Univision CFO

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT He will report to A. Jerrold Perenchio. Andrew W. Hobson has been named chief financial officer of Univision Communications. He replaces Jeffrey Hinson, who has resigned to pursue other interests, but will remain with the company through the end o ...

  25. Univision Music Group Posts Gains

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST revenues reach $178.6 million. Univision Music Group posted net revenues of $178.6 million for 2004, according to parent company Univision Communications. Net revenue for the music group -- which includes Fonovisa Records, Univision Records a ...

  26. Rodríguez Upped To Univision COO

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec will be based in Miami. Ray Rodríguez has been appointed president and COO of Univision Communications. He takes over the post last occupied by Henry Cisneros, who left the company in August 2000. Rodríguez, who has been president of the Univ ...

  27. Tichenor To Exit As Univision Radio Prez

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Latin company seeking replacement. McHenry Tichenor has resigned as president of Univision Radio, effective Dec. 31. The company says Tichenor will "pursue other interests outside of the Spanish-language broadcast business." Tichenor wil ...

  28. EMI To Issue Latin Grammy CD

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT -track album due Aug. 24. EMI Music's Latin America division will release this year's Latin Grammy Nominees CD. The 19-track compilation is due Aug. 24 in Spain, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and the United Stat ...

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