More Hispanic PR pitch opportunies with launch of new ESPN Deports news and commentary program

NEW YORK, NY – The launch of ESPN Deportes’ new Los Capitanes show en ESPN will give Hispanic PR pros new opportunities to pitch.  The  program, which debuts this Monday, will feature the latest news, information and commentary surrounding the world of sports.  It airs Monday-Friday at 3 p.m. ET.

“Sports news and commentary is truly one of the elements that sets us apart from the pack and adding Los Capitanes en ESPN to the mix will further strengthen our leadership position in sports news and information,” said Rodolfo Martinez, vice president, production, ESPN Deportes and ESPN International. “With the addition of this show we will now be able to offer eight hours of sports news and information on a daily basis.”

The one-hour program will be anchored by legendary sportscaster and ESPN Deportes commentator Jose Ramon Fernandez and feature German Dehesa, one of Mexico’s most respected journalists, as special guest.  They will be joined by former Mexican soccer player and ESPN Deportes commentator Rafael Puente, investigative journalist Hector Huerta, SportsCenter anchor Alejandro Blanco and SportsCenter reporter Alex de la Rosa.

Los Capitanes en ESPN joins a strong roster of daily news and information programs, including SportsCenter, Futbol Picante, Jorge Ramos y su Banda, Juego Cruzado, and Cronometro.