Entravision Communications Corporation EVC and Lotus Hispanic Reps Corp. announced that they have entered into a 50/50 joint venture creating Lotus Entravision Reps LLC.

Interep released results from its annual analysis of the share of national spot radio advertising dollars by demo in the Top 25 radio metros for 2000.

The percentage of dollars aimed at those aged 25-54 last year was 48.5%, down slightly from 1999's 50.3%.

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.

According to The Chicago Sun Times, the change comes on the heals of declining ratings and changes in PD’s and consultants.

HBC has move Jerry Ryan from their Phoenix operation to replace Jim Pagliai as the new VP - General Manager of WIND-AM/WOJO-FM & WLXX-AM in Chicago.

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.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced the hiring of new programming personnel for its owned and operated radio facilities in New York City.

Interep released a report on radio’s effectiveness in targeting prescription drug consumers.

With the help and strength of its parent company Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation, Netmio.com has been silently gathering a large online community of U.S. Hispanic Internet users.

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.

Bill Froelich has been appointed Sales Manager with Katz Hispanic Media in Dallas by Laura Hagan, President of Katz Hispanic Media.

Radio Unica Communications Corp. announced that Karl Meyer, vice president of west coast sales, has been promoted to senior vice president of integrated marketing.

Radio Unica announced "Honor Latino", a new segment that highlights notable and distinguished Hispanic entrepreneurs located across the United States. These six-minute series of interviews will be broadcast every Friday during the last hour of Sevcec en Vivo, which airs weekdays from 10:00 a.m.

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