NEW YORK–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 7, 2003–HBC New York, Inc. (“HBC New York”), a subsidiary of Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation (NYSE:HSP), announced today the managerial appointment of Scott Elberg as Director of Sales for WADO(AM) 1280 and WCAA(FM) “Latino Mix” 105.9. As Director of Sales for HBC New York, Elberg will be responsible for managing the local and national sales departments as well as implementing strategies focused at attracting new business to the stations.
Elberg brings over twenty years of radio sales and management experience. Most recently, Elberg was General Manager of Clear Channel’s New York City radio stations, WKTU (FM) and HTZ (FM). He joined WKTU (FM) and WHTZ (FM) in 1996 as General Sales Manager and was promoted to General Manager in 1999. Before joining Clear Channel, Elberg spent many years with Infinity/CBS in New York, New York and Boston, Massachusetts, where he excelled in various positions in the sales and business development areas, including Local Sales Manager and General Sales Manager. Elberg began his radio career in 1982 as an Account Executive at WPLR (FM) in New Haven, Connecticut.
“Scott’s outstanding track record in New York radio over the past decade makes him quite a catch for HBC New York,” commented Stephanie McNamara, Vice President and General Manager of HBC New York. “Scott will help take the sales departments of our properties to the next level. We welcome him and thank him in advance for the efforts he will put forth.”
“It’s an exciting time to join HBC New York. Stephanie McNamara has assembled a great team that I’m now thrilled to be a part of,” commented Elberg on his appointment. “New York’s Hispanic market has experienced explosive growth and both of our stations have established a unique place in the market,” added Elberg.
Elberg and his wife Annette, to whom he has been married 18 years, live in New Jersey with their two sons.
Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation, the largest Spanish-language radio broadcaster in the United States, currently owns and/or operates 63 radio stations in fifteen of the top twenty Hispanic markets. The Company also owns and operates a network of Hispanic community-focused bilingual web sites found at http://www.netmio.com.
Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation
Jorge Plasencia, 305/569-3130