SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified Spanish-language media company, today announced that Jeffery A. Liberman, Chief Operating Officer at Entravision was honored with the 2014 Medallas de Cortez Award for Broadcaster of the Year. The 2014 Medallas de Cortez Awards were announced yesterday during a ceremony at Radio Ink's 5th Annual Hispanic Radio Conference in San Diego, CA. The awards were established in 2007 to recognize excellence in Hispanic radio broadcasting.
"On behalf of the entire Entravision family I extend our congratulations to Jeff, a true leader in the industry and Latino community," said Walter F. Ulloa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entravision. "His commitment and vision has been a critical part of the success of Entravision and our efforts to serve the Latino community and advertisers through an integrated multi-media platform that spans not only radio but across television, digital media and marketing solutions. I would also like to recognize all the finalists for their accomplishments."
"I am honored to have received this award and congratulations to all the finalists," said Jeffery A. Liberman. "I wish to thank everyone who has encouraged, influenced and assisted me throughout my career. The Hispanic media industry remains well positioned for continued growth and it's an exciting time to be part of it."
Entravision is proud to recognize the following employees and station on their nominations: Tony Valencia, KLOK & KSES/Monterey-Salinas for Sales Manager of the Year; and the entire staff of KQRT & KRRN/Las Vegas for being Station of the Year finalists. Mary Hawley, former SVP, National Sales and Marketing at Entravision was also nominated and awarded Marketer of the Year.
Jeffery A. Liberman joined Entravision's Radio Division in 2000 following the company's acquisition of Latin Communications Group. A thirty-nine year radio veteran with a strong background in Spanish-language radio, Liberman has been instrumental in Entravision's success, in the radio industry, including the acquisition of multiple stations and the launch of new formats. In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Liberman oversees Entravision's integrated multi-media platform of television, radio and digital assets.
The Medallas de Cortez Awards were established by Radio Ink to recognize those in media and entertainment who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and commitment, especially within the Hispanic community. The Medallas de Cortez Awards are named for Raoul Cortez, Hispanic radio pioneer in America and founder of the first Spanish-language radio station, KCOR, in 1946. The full list of finalists is available at www.hispanicradioconference.com. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony held during Radio Ink's 5th Annual Hispanic Radio Conference on March 10, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay in San Diego.
About Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and digital operations to reach Latino consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico. Entravision is the largest affiliate group of both the top-ranked Univision television network and Univision's UniMas network, with television stations in 19 of the nation's top 50 Latino markets. The company also operates one of the nation's largest groups of primarily Spanish-language radio stations, consisting of 49 owned and operated radio stations. Additionally, Entravision has a variety of cross-platform digital content and sales offerings designed to capitalize on the company's leadership position within the Latino broadcasting community. Entravision shares of Class A Common Stock are traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol: EVC.
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