Univision To Launch Sports Radio Network In 2017
December 20, 2016 at 7:43 AM (PT)
UNIVISION is launching its own national Spanish Sports radio network, UNIVISION DEPORTES RADIO. The network will start in first quarter 2017 with 10 affiliates owned by UNIVISION, including Spanish Talk WRTO-A (UNIVISION AMERICA CHICAGO)/CHICAGO, Spanish Religion KFLC-A (AMOR CELESTIAL)/DALLAS, Spanish Religion KLAT-A (AMOR CELESTIAL)/HOUSTON, Spanish Talk KLSQ-A (UNIVISION AMERICA LAS VEGAS)/LAS VEGAS, Spanish Talk KTNQ-A (UNIVISION AMERICA 1020)/LOS ANGELES, Spanish Religion KGBT-A (AMOR CELESTIAL)/MCALLEN-BROWNSVILLE, Spanish Talk WQBA-A/MIAMI, Spanish News-Talk WADO-A/NEW YORK, Spanish Hits KHOV (LATINO MIX, presently simulcasting KQMR)/PHOENIX, and Spanish Talk KCOR-A (UNIVISION AMERICA 1350 AM)/SAN ANTONIO.
“The launch of UNIVISION DEPORTES RADIO marks yet another milestone in the growth and evolution of our brand across all major media platforms,” said UNIVISION DEPORTES President JUAN CARLOS RODRIGUEZ. “Our fans enjoy the award-winning soccer coverage UNIVISION DEPORTES regularly provides throughout the year on broadcast, cable and digital platforms. We look forward to delivering the same high-quality soccer content on radio but also to enhancing listeners’ experiences by adding an expanded all-sports approach.”
“UNIVISION’s radio stations are among the most-listened to in the country—growing its audience by double-digits since last year,” said UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS INC. Chief Local Media Officer JOHN ECK. “We’re thrilled to expand our collaboration with Univision Deportes to continue to leverage the power of our Local Media to reach fanáticos like never before.”