MIAMI, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA) today announced that its flagship Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood heritage station, WCMQ-FM ("Z92.3FM") has achieved a historic milestone in claiming the #1 ranking among HA 18-49, among Hispanic radio stations serving the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood market in the September 2017 Nielsen Radio data.
This historic achievement highlights the sustained dominance that SBS radio continues to have in the daily lives of today's Hispanic consumers.
'Ahora Con Oscar Haza' with respected journalist, Oscar Haza, the station's official morning show during the competitive morning hours of 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. (EST), has captured the number one position in morning drive in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale in HA 18-49, HA 25-54 and HA 35-64. 'Ahora con Oscar Haza' cast, Luis Perozo, Vela and Sheffy delivers the most up-to-date information combined with exclusives, interviews, music, prizes, social media interaction and an extensive community outreach.
According to the latest September Nielsen Radio data, Adrian Mesa has become the program of choice for Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood listeners, achieving the market's top spot during the competitive midday hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) in HA 18-49, HA 25-54 and HA 35-64.
"El Cañonazo de la Tarde" from 3pm to 7pm (EST) with Laura Garcia and Omar Moynelo ranked as the No. 2 show in afternoon drive in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood among Hispanic radio stations and has remained among the highest rated afternoon shows month after month in the market for over a year.
"I'm extremely happy and super blessed by the overwhelming support of my incredible listeners. Every accomplishment in my career belongs to you guys. Humbled by the love and continued support," stated Oscar Haza.
Donny Hudson, SBS VP of Sales and General Manager of SBS-Miami commented, "WCMQ-FM has served as the epicenter for Latino culture in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood market for over thirty years. These most recent Nielsen results solidify our leadership position in the marketplace as we continue to serve the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Latino community and our loyal advertisers. Z92.3FM today is stronger than ever, with offerings expanding from over-the-air radio to digital, mobile and experiential programs. Our success is driven by the most compelling on-air personalities in the nation, delivering the best programming and music and syncing with our concert events. Congratulations to the entire SBS family for their incredible efforts, and making history once more in the Magic City."
"We have worked diligently in connecting directly at a hyperlocal level with our community," said Jesus Salas, EVP of Programming and Multiplatform Coordinator of SBS. "This consistency is now showing in the ratings performance.#1 in South Florida in the key demos on Z92.3FM is a proof that radio remains relevant."
Laura Garcia, Program Director of Z92.3FM added, "The Z92.3FM team continues to deliver for our audiences and partners, both on and off the air. These ratings reflect our commitment to continue to deliver the content our audiences seek in a medium that continues to drive engagement every day of the year. Thank you to the loyal audience and to the entire on-air, promotion and production departments for their continued support."
Now, listeners all over the globe can live stream Z92.3FM, and all other SBS radio stations via the LaMusica app, available as a free download at the Apple app store and at Google's Play Store. For more information about LaMusica please visit http://app.lamusica.com.
SBS congratulates the entire on air team from Z92.3FM, Oscar Haza, Luis Perozo, Vela, Sheffy, Adrian Mesa, Laura Garcia, Omar Moynelo, Julio Nivar, Chu Diaz, Leo Vela for such an incredible achievement. We wish to also congratulate the marketing team from SBS Miami that supports our promotions on the streets of South Florida, in contact directly with our listeners, Nelson Leonardo and Henry Escobar both known as "El Capitan de Z92".
SBS continues to hold the national leadership positions in the following format genres: #1 Tropical, #1 Latin urban, as well as the #1 Spanish-language station overall (Mega 97.9FM) with the most listeners in the nation.
Source: Nielsen Audio PPM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood; Sept 17; Metro; HA 18-49; HA 35-64; M-S 6a-12m.
Source: Nielsen Audio PPM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood; Sept 17; Metro; HA 18-49, HA 25-54, HA 35-64; M-F 6a-10a.
Source: Nielsen Audio PPM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood; Sept 17; Metro; HA 18-49; HA 25-54, HA 35-64 M-S 10a-3p.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. owns and operates 17 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, airing the Spanish Tropical, Regional Mexican, Spanish Adult Contemporary, Top 40 and Latin Rhythmic format genres. SBS also operates AIRE Radio Networks, a national radio platform which creates, distributes and markets leading Spanish-language radio programming to over 250 affiliated stations reaching 93% of the U.S. Hispanic audience. SBS also owns 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 multiple bilingual websites, including www.LaMusica.com, an online destination and mobile app providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information, visit us online at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
SBS Media & Press Contact:
Vladimir Gomez, Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc, (786) 470-1644 [email protected]
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