AIRE Radio Networks Announces Syndication Agreement For Conexion Thalia Radio
MIAMI, Dec. 18, 2013
MIAMI, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --(AIRE RADIO NETWORKS/Big Time
Media)---AIRE Radio Networks, a division of Spanish Broadcasting System
(Nasdaq: SBSA), today announced that Conexion Thalia Radio Show, the popular
lifestyle and music program hosted by international superstar and platinum
recording artist Thalia, will join the AIRE Radio Networks platform.
"Known to millions of Latinos, Thalia is a phenomenal artist who has proven
herself across a variety of platforms. She will be a vital component to our
success in delivering compelling and entertaining programming to
Spanish-language radio stations nationwide," said Elisa Torres, Senior Vice
President of Network Operations and Affiliate Sales for AIRE Radio Networks.
"Building on Thalia's exceptional performance on radio during the past seven
years, we look forward to expanding her brand of entertainment to even more
listeners throughout the country."
Conexion Thalia Radio Show, a program of AIRE Radio Networks, provides
informative segments on the important day-to-day issues facing Latinos while
appealing to a broad audience. The show offers a vibrant blend of music along
with regular program features, which include discussions on the latest
entertainment news, fashion, health, immigration and interviews with Hispanic
Internationally recognized superstar Thalia will reach multiple U.S. Hispanic
communities every week with her unique charm and pleasing manner that has made
her a familiar voice to millions of listeners.
"I am very excited to work with the renowned team at AIRE Radio Networks and
Spanish Broadcasting System to expand the distribution of my show across the
nation," said Thalia. "I will now have the opportunity of reaching
significantly more fans and leveraging my show across multiple platforms. This
is a very exciting time for Latino media and my association with AIRE allows
me to fully tap into the industry's best network and digital assets to
maximize my brand and market reach."
Thalia has sold more than 40 million CDs worldwide. She has had 28 Top 10
singles, 15 of which went to No. 1. Habitame Siempre was certified double
platinum in Mexico and gold in the United States reaching the #1 position in
both the Top Latin and Latin Pop album charts. Primera Fila, peaked at #1 in
Billboard's Latin Pop Album. She has received numerous accolades including two
Latin Billboard awards and several Premios Juventud awards.
She was most recently honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in
2013. She is also an accomplished author whose fourth book was released by
Penguin (Oct. 2013) entitled, "Chupie: The Binky that Returned Home." She is
considered Mexico's most famous telenovela actress with legions of followers
around the globe. Her telenovelas have been translated in several languages
and have aired in more than 180 countries with a viewership of more than two
billion people. She has been named one of People Magazine's Most Beautiful
(Los Mas Bellos) a record nine-times (May 2012) and top 25 most powerful
Latinas by People en Espanol.
A savvy and creative businesswoman, Thalia has joined forces with iconic
retailer Macy's to design a clothing line directed at the Latino market and
beyond. To this end she is one of the most-followed and influential Latin
celebrities with over 12.3 million social media followers through twitter,
Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT AIRE RADIO NETWORKS
AIRE Radio Networks is a division of Spanish Broadcasting System (Nasdaq:
SBSA), the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment
company in the United States. AIRE was designed to harness the power of SBS'
multi-genre programming and resources through five targeted network vehicles
in more than 30 markets, supported by national scale solutions spanning
content, experiential, digital, mobile and online platforms with more than 1.5
million unique visitors. SBS also owns and operates 20 radio stations located
in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San
Francisco and Puerto Rico. The Company also owns and operates MegaTV, a
television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and
affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SBS also produces live
concerts and events and owns 21 bilingual websites, including
www.LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content
related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture.
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