Homero Campos the former VP of Programming for Z-Spanish Radio, was sentenced to a 24-months probation and fined $15,000 for failing to report to the IRS $100,000 he received in record company kickbacks according The Los Angels Times. Campos worked for Z-Spanish in the Sacramento area.
Arbitron Inc. announced that it has purchased the RADAR(R) radio network audience measurement service of Statistical Research Inc. (SRI), Westfield, New Jersey, for $25 million, payable over two years.
Radio Unica Communications Corp. announced the promotion of Isidro Mendiburu to general manager of Radio Unica 1040 AM San Diego. In this capacity, Mendiburu will oversee all operations of Radio Unica's San Diego station.
Interep announced that it will begin to aggressively promote its new marketing presentation, entitled "Radio 20:20/ A Sound Media Investment," to national advertisers across the country, in an effort to increase billings for its client radio stations.
Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC) announced that Eugenio (Gene) Bryan has been named Vice President of Sales for the company's radio division. Mr. Bryan will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing advertising sales for Entravision's radio group.
Arbitron reissued the El Paso Winter 2001 radio ratings book, since several El Paso broadcasters found that one man had filled out several diaries and had credited the listening to XEP-AM and XEJ-AM. The reissuing did not change the current standings.