MIAMI, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (Nasdaq: SBSA) announces DJ Laz's (Lazaro Mendez) interview with President Barack Obama, which aired on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:00am, (ET) during the "DJ Laz Morning Show" on DJ106.7FM in South Florida and on LA96.3FM in Los Angeles at 6:00am, (PT). The President also commemorated the anniversary of 9/11 during the interview with DJ Laz.
This exclusive interview is amongst one of the few that President Obama has given to a Hispanic radio station on such a memorable day like 9/11. Listeners were able to tune in via SBS stations DJ106.7FM at 6:00am (ET) and LA96.3FM in Los Angeles at 6:00am (PT) or via internet on the World Wide Web at www.lamusica.com.
"It is a great honor for me to have the opportunity to interview President Barack Obama from the home of the "DJ Laz Morning Show," said DJ Laz. "This historic interview gave the President a direct line to communicate with our listeners and speak about important issues within the Hispanic community, especially during such an emotional day such as 9/11."
DJ Laz focused most of the interview with President Obama to speak about important topics that are priority on the President's agenda like jobs and the economy, education, energy and the environment, health care, immigration, national security, taxes and healthcare for seniors. During the interview Obama, reiterated "that he's taking an aggressive step to put Americans back to work and create an economy where hard work pays and responsibility is rewarded."
Listeners from the "DJ Laz Morning Show" were also part of the interactive interview with President Obama, as DJ Laz asked questions that came directly from his listeners in South Florida and from Los Angeles, California.
DJ Laz asked President Obama about the importance of the Latino vote and immigration and Obama stated "I took action to lift the shadow of deportation from young people who came to the United States as children, through no fault of their own, and grew as Americans. As long as in office, I will not give up on this issue. Not just because it's the right thing to do for our economy and for our security, but because it's the right thing to do."
If you missed this exclusive interview with President Barack Obama and DJ Laz on Tuesday, September 11 at 6:00am (ET) during the "DJ Laz Morning Show" on DJ106.7FM and in Los Angeles on LA96.3FM at 6:00am (PT), please visit www.dj1067fm.com or www.la963fm.com to listen to the entire interview.
Please click on http://youtu.be/aRDDNml6Yog to hear the entire interview with DJ Laz and the President of the United States Barack Obama.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns and/or operates 21 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. SBS has 3 of the top 6 Spanish-language stations in the nation including the #1 Spanish station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City (WPAT is ranked #3 and KLAX is ranked #6). 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 throughout the country and operates LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company's corporate Web site can be accessed at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
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Vladimir Gomez, Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., Director, Marketing and Communications (305) 644-4817, firstname.lastname@example.org
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