Arbitron Inc. announced the results of a study looking at the effectiveness of all radio formats in reaching specific voting groups. With the 2012 primaries well underway, political hopefuls are looking for ways to reach voters. Radio, with its various formats, is an extremely effective medium to reach voters with specific political affiliations.

National Latino Broadcasting LLC (NLB) announced the premiere of ¡Azúcar! Celebrating the Legacy of Celia Cruz on EN VIVO, its recently-launched music channel on SiriusXM targeting US Hispanics.

WorldBand Media Inc. has appointed veteran broadcast executive Carey Davis to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, Hispanic Services.

B. Eric Rhoads, Publisher and CEO of Radio Ink, announced that Howard Kalmenson, President & CEO of Lotus Communications, has been named to receive this year's Lifetime Achievement honor in Radio Ink's Medallas de Cortez Hispanic Radio Awards. This is the highest honor in the Medallas de Cortez, named after Hispanic radio pioneer Raoul Cortez.

Radio Caracol 1260 AM announced the broadcast of “Destino Venezuela” this coming Sunday February 12, starting at 8 pm; A special program covering the first-ever presidential primary in Venezuela that may possibly put President Hugo Chavez to a test, as his opponents are set to win back their firs

With the launch of EN VIVO on SiriusXM, National Latino Broadcasting (NLB) is set to deliver musical content that caters to US Hispanics. EN VIVO has partnered with Nacional Records CEO and Latin Alternative Music Conference founder Tomas Cookman to launch EN VIVO's latest music show - The LAMC Mix Tape, which showcases the critically-acclaimed Cookman behind the control panel.

Arbitron Inc. issued the following statement regarding the Media Rating Council (MRC) accreditation status of the radio ratings data produced by the Arbitron Portable People Meter (PPM) radio ratings service in 48 local markets.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Chicago and ESPN Deportes Radio announced the launch of 97.5 ESPN Deportes, a new Spanish language sports radio station in Chicago, effective Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.

Slacker, Inc. expanded its curated Spanish language offerings by launching four new Latin stations – Memorias, Puro Norte, Romantica and Salsa – and also by updating two stations within the Latin genre – Puro Mexico and Exitos Pop.

WSUA - Radio Caracol 1260 AM announced the return of the popular radio contest “Escucha y Gana”, where listeners will participate for a chance to win daily cash prizes starting January 30, 2012.

GLR Networks is proud to announce Blanca Navas as the Director of Affiliations for the Company.

WSCV Telemundo 51 in Miami began a news alliance that will offer the audience of its 5am newscast Noticiero 51 Primera Edición and of its 6AM news and information program Buenos Días Miami the ability to listen to this programming block on Actualidad Radio.

Entravision Communications Corporation announced the launch of “El Vacilón del Mandril” on Entravision’s La Tricolor format radio stations in nine markets, including Denver, Colorado, Sacramento, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Traug Keller, Senior Vice President, Production Business Divisions, ESPN, Inc., announced organizational changes to the Audio Division for 2012 meant to strengthen and align responsibilities.

National Latino Broadcasting LLC (NLB) announced the roll-out of cutting-edge programming examining current political issues on Cristina Radio and En Vivo, its channels on SiriusXM targeting US Hispanics.

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