SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE : EVC ) today announced it raised $1,242,032.40 during its third annual Para los Ninos Radiothon hosted by the Company's leading Spanish-language radio networks, La Tricolor, Jose, Super Estrella, Que Pasa, Maria and El Gato on November 19–21. The funds raised will go to thirteen Children's Miracle Network hospitals in Entravision radio stations' local markets.
"We are delighted to support the Children's Miracle Network with this radiothon for the third year in a row. This year, we surpassed our 'Un Million Para los Ninos' audience challenge of raising one million dollars to benefit Children's Miracle Network hospitals in our radio markets," said Jeffery Liberman, President of Entravision's radio division. "We'd like to thank our listeners for their generosity and our employees for their hard work and dedication in putting this event together. We look forward to next year."
"Children's Miracle Network is very fortunate to have the support of Entravision Communications Corporation," said Joe Trevino, Vice President Children's Miracle Network, Hispanic Radiothon. "The incredible compassion of all the staff at Entravision – air talent, production, promotions, marketing and sales are to be commended. We are extremely grateful to all the donors, sponsors and everyone at Entravision who contributed to the success of the radiothon; their efforts will allow us to continue to provide the very best care to sick and injured children."
Children's Miracle Network is an international non-profit organization that raises funds for more than 170 children's hospitals. Countless individuals, organizations and media partners like Entravision unite with Children's Miracle Network hospitals to help sick and injured kids in local communities. Donations to Children's Miracle Network Radiothons create miracles by funding medical care, research and education that saves and improves the lives of 17 million children each year.
About Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television and radio operations to reach Hispanic 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 TeleFutura network, with television stations in 20 of the nation's top 50 Hispanic markets. The company also operates one of the nation's largest groups of primarily Spanish-language radio stations, consisting of 48 owned and operated radio stations. Entravision shares of Class A Common Stock are traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol: EVC.
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