FAMOUS SBS RADIO PERSONALITY, “JAMMIN” JOHNNY CARIDE AND EXECUTIVE CAROLINA PATINO ARE ALSO AMONG THE TOP FINALISTS
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. («SBS») (OTCQX: SBSAA), a leading Hispanic media company, was once again honored with multiple nominations in diverse categories for excellence and leadership in the radio industry at the 2020 Medallas de Cortez Awards. Overall, SBS Radio platforms were represented with 2 finalists across 8 categories, which recognize outstanding achievements and leadership in the Hispanic radio marketplace.
«On behalf of the entire SBS Radio family, we are honored to receive these prestigious nominations,» said Albert Rodriguez, COO of SBS. «It’s the hard work and commitment of our people, as well as our dedicated listeners nationwide, that makes this job as fun and fulfilling as it is. We are grateful to receive these nominations and proud to be included among other Hispanic radio industry leaders. These nominations belong to the SBS Radio team, who consistently demonstrates its passion and commitment to radio and our audiences nationwide.»
The Medallas de Cortez Awards, created by Radio Ink, is the only awards dedicated to celebrating the very best in Hispanic radio and honors industry leaders in station management, sales, programming, and advertising. They were named after Raoul Cortez, a pioneer in the Hispanic radio industry.
Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti said, «The Medallas de Cortez awards represent a celebration of Hispanic radio and its dedicated professionals. Every one of them, in large markets and small communities, make Hispanic radio an intimate part of the lives of listeners and clients. This is the biggest year ever in terms of awards competition. While there can be only one winner in each category, we are extremely proud to recognize all of the finalists, who are truly worthy of our respect and admiration.»
SBS finalists for the 2020 Medallas de Cortez Awards are:
• DOS/Sales Manager of the Year: Carolina Patino, WXDJ, WRMA & WCMQ, SBS Miami.
• Program Director of the Year: Johnny “Jammin” Caride, WXDJ, SBS.
Winners will be announced at the Medallas de Cortez ceremony, as part of the Hispanic Radio Conference, March 25-26 in the Intercontinental Hotel at Doral, Florida.
SPEAKERS & PANELISTS FROM SBS:
• Jesus Salas, EVP/Programming SBS.