Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–December 20, 2006–Univision Radio, a division of Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN) and the leading Spanish-language radio broadcaster in the United States, today announced that Univision Television Network News co-anchor Jorge Ramos will join RadioCadena Univision as an exclusive news analyst and commentator, effective January 2007.
The Emmy-award winning co-anchor of “Noticiero Univision” (Univision News) will be featured in daily news capsules throughout RadioCadena Univision’s programming. Ramos will deliver insightful analysis of world news and current events to listeners nationwide.
“We are honored to have Jorge Ramos, one of Hispanic America’s most respected journalists, form part of RadioCadena Univision,” said Gary Stone, President and Chief Operating Officer, Univision Radio. “His keen observations will be an extraordinary complement to RadioCadena’s exceptional syndicated programming.”
“I am excited to use this medium to provide listeners with news commentaries on relevant national and international developments, what’s happening in the United States and their countries of origin,” said Ramos.
A recipient of eight Emmy awards for excellence in journalism, Jorge Ramos is celebrating his 20th anniversary with “Noticiero Univision” this year. Ramos is one of the most successful and influential anchors on U.S. broadcast television. Time Magazine named Ramos one of the 25 most influential Hispanics in America. He has been awarded the Maria Moors Cabot Award by Columbia University and was the recipient of the 2003 David Brinkley Award for journalistic excellence. He is also a syndicated columnist for more than 40 newspapers in the U.S. and Latin America. He has also authored seven best selling books.
RadioCadena Univision has 11 AM stations across the United States. It syndicates national news and talk programming to Univision’s AM stations and other Spanish-language stations not owned by Univision.
Univision Communications Inc. is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 99% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 87% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 4 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, La Calle Records and Mexico-based Disa Records as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at http://www.univision.com. Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa’s pay television channels in the U.S., and a non-voting 14.9% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
For more information, please visit http://www.univision.net.