Entravision was honored with two Medallas de Cortez Awards at the Hispanic Radio Awards hosted by Radio Ink in San Diego. Entravision’s Matt Cardenas, the General Sales Manager for Entravision’s radio cluster in Los Angeles, California, was honored with the “Sales Manager of the Year: Markets 1-25” award and El Gato KDLD-FM and KDLE-FM Los Angeles, California received the “Station of the Year: Markets 1-25” accolade.
Cardenas leads national and local advertising for Entravision’s Los Angeles radio stations: Super Estrella 107.1 FM, El Gato 103.1 FM and Jose 97.5 FM. He has been a member of Entravision’s sales team for the past three years.
“Entravision has a long history of providing the best content to our listeners and, with stations in 47 of the top 50 fastest growing U.S. Hispanic markets, we are well positioned to continue to entertain and inform Hispanic audiences for years to come,” said Jeffery Liberman, President of Entravision’s Radio Division. “We are thrilled to be honored among this prestigious group of Spanish-language broadcasters. Congratulations to Matt and the staff of El Gato 103.1 FM, as well as all of our stations and employees who were nominated this year. We are proud of all of their hard work, dedication and service to our local communities.”
The Medallas de Cortez awards were created by Radio Ink Magazine to recognize outstanding achievements and leadership in the Hispanic radio marketplace. The awards are named after Raoul Cortez, a pioneer in Hispanic radio in America.
The Hispanic Radio Awards were held as part of Radio Ink’s Hispanic Radio Conference, held March 21-22 also in San Diego. Key members of Entravision were present among the prestigious group of speakers and panelists speaking at the event including Jeffrey Liberman, President of Entravision’s Radio Division, Phillip Woodie, President of LER (an Entravision company) and Christopher Moncayo, Vice President and General Manager of Entravision Phoenix properties.