MIAMI, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citadel Media en Espanol today announced that Latina superstar Thalia has signed a multi-year renewal of her syndication agreement as host of Conexion Thalia Radio Show. Launched in March 2007, the lifestyle and music program is immensely popular with Spanish-language audiences and has become a strong venue for advertisers to engage the growing Hispanic demographic in the United States.
"I'm extremely proud of the show we've developed and the opportunity it provides me to interact with my fans," said Thalia. "Radio offers a very personal, one-to-one connection, which I always look forward to sharing each week with our listeners. It's gratifying to know I'll be continuing my relationship with the team at Citadel Media en Espanol as we grow in new markets and reach an even broader audience."
Conexion Thalia Radio Show provides informative segments on the important day-to-day issues facing Latinos. The show offers a vibrant blend of music along with regular program features, which include discussion on the latest entertainment news, fashion and celebrity gossip as well as interviews with Hispanic community icons. The program airs on more than 50 stations in major Spanish-language DMAs such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami. Recent additions include KMVK-FM in Dallas and KRRS-AM in Santa Rosa, CA as well as WREV-AM, WSGH-AM and WYSR-AM in Greensboro.
"Thalia's engaging personality and positive spirit shines through in each broadcast and has made the program a wonderful addition for so many station lineups," said Elisa Torres, Vice President of Programming and Operations for Citadel Media en Espanol. "Her commitment to this show is phenomenal and all of us at the network are honored to represent her brand."
Thalia is a dynamic singer and a gifted actress. Her career, which began when she was only nine years old, has spanned three decades. She has sold more than 25 million CDs worldwide with 12 top 10 singles. Her most recent release, Primera Fila, debuted at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Latin Chart and was also #1 for nine consecutive weeks in Mexico. She has been nominated for four Latin Grammy Awards, two Latin Billboard Awards and several Premios Juventud awards. Recognized as one of Mexico's most famous telenovela actresses, Thalia is also an astute businesswoman with numerous ventures directed to the Latino market and beyond.
About Citadel Media en Espanol
Citadel Media en Espanol is a recognized leader in Spanish-language programming. With a presence in 29 of the top 30 Hispanic DMAs and the only two Hispanic RADAR rated networks, Citadel Media en Espanol reaches approximately 9 million Hispanic listeners in an average week across 191 Spanish-language radio stations in the United States. Programming includes Latino superstars and mega brands such as Thalia, host of Conexion Thalia Radio Show; award-winning motivational speaker and syndicated columnist Maria Marin, host of Tu Vida Es Mi Vida; and ESPN Deportes Radio.
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