Slacker, Inc. today announced the launch of four newly revamped Latin stations – Regional Mexican, Spanish Pop, Reggeaton/HipHop and Rock Alternativo programmed by Slacker’s new expert Latin music DJs, Alex Cortez and Jackie Madrigal. The new programmers come to Slacker Radio with decades of radio and industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of the full spectrum of Latin music and Spanish-language radio. The newly updated Slacker Radio Latin stations are available for free on the web, on home entertainment devices and all leading smartphones.

Alex Cortez is an industry expert, with over 15 years of experience as a record executive and developer of radio stations. He currently serves as Executive of Radio Promotions for Warner Brothers Reprise Records. Alex programs the Hip Hop/Reggaeton and Rock Alternativo stations for Slacker Radio. Hip Hop/Reggaeton radio plays the latest and greatest in this Latin-influenced urban genre with music that includes reggaeton, bachata, hip-hop, pop, R&B and dance while Rock Alternativo covers a range of genres from today’s Latin Alternative Rock.

Jackie Madrigal is a Latin music and Spanish-language radio expert. In the past 10 years, she has served as Format Editor and Editor-in-Chief at two national music/radio industry publications: Radio & Records and Radio y Musica. She currently works with ERG Music and Lunchbox, as well as other industry related companies. Jackie is also a contributor to Cafe Magazine and other publications. Jackie programs the Regional Mexican and Spanish Pop stations on Slacker Radio. Regional Mexican showcases the hits of traditional Mexican Music featuring Norteno, Banda, Ranchera, Duranguense and other styles of Mexican music while Spanish Pop plays the hottest Latin Hit music from today’s top Latin pop stars.

SOURCE Slacker, Inc.

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