Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 17, 2007–Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) (NASDAQ: SBSA) announced today the launch of their newest program on Mega TV Channel 22, the addition of “Mega News.” A daily news program hosted by renowned journalists Camilo Egaña and Maria Regina Bustamante, ”Mega News” will take a dynamic approach to reporting the stories that directly pertain to the U.S. Hispanic Community. Starting Monday, September 17 “Mega News” will air Monday thru Friday at 5 PM on Mega TV Channel 22.
“Mega News” will report on the most important news in the United States, Latin America, and the world in addition to the latest pop culture news such as entertainment, fashion, sports, tourism, cooking, design, style, and health. “Mega News” will also feature special guests from the biggest markets across the U.S. such as New York, Los Angeles and Miami, who will investigate the stories and provide their perspective on how the news of the day impacts Hispanics.
“Mega News” will collaborate daily with “LaMusica.com,” one of the most popular Spanish-language entertainment sites, to bring the audience the best and latest celebrity news available,” said Cynthia Hudson-Fernandez, Chief Creative Officer and Executive Vice President of Mega TV.
“I love the idea of hosting a daily news program on Mega TV,” said Camilo Egaña. “We have a lot of exciting ideas and formats including the “Las 5 a las 5” segment at the beginning of the show where we will present the top 5 news stories of the day.”
“I feel very pleased to join the Mega TV family,” added Maria Regina Bustamante, a Mexican journalist who recently joined SBS after working at publications such as The Miami Herald, TV y Novelas and three Spanish-language stations based in Miami.
Under the executive production of Frank Steinhart, “Mega News” will analyze the topics that affect the Hispanic Community in the United States. “We will feature new segments such as “Tecno”, the latest on technology news, “Tierra Verde”, a segment dedicated to our social concern for the environment, and “Cuerpo y Alma”, a segment on health and body. Furthermore, we will have a daily participation of DJ’s from the national SBS Radio markets such as New York and Los Angeles… We will have a little bit of everything at the best Mega TV style,” concluded Hudson.
Do not miss the newest program on Mega TV Channel 22 and much more on “Mega News,” your complete information hour, every weekday at 5 PM starting September 17th, only on Mega TV, your favorite channel.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns and operates 20 radio stations located in the top Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, including the #1 Spanish–language radio station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City, as well as 4 of the Top 7 rated radio stations airing the Tropical, Regional Mexican, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. The Company also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation serving the South Florida market, and produces live concerts and events throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In addition, the Company operates LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company’s corporate Web site can be accessed at http://www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
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