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Miami, FL. (May 10, 2017)—Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (“SBS”/ (OTCQX: SBSAA) today announced that Donny Hudson has been named General Manager and Vice President of SBS Miami supervising all operations at WXDJ-FM (EL NUEVO ZOL 106.7FM), WRMA-FM (RITMO 95.7FM), WCMQ-FM (ZETA 92.3FM), and the LaMusica app. The appointment is effective immediately.

Mr. Hudson has been with SBS for eighteen years and previously held various managerial positions including SVP of Sales, Local Sales Manager, and Director of Local Sales.

Prior to joining Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), Hudson served as EVP of Sales for America CV Network/ America TeVe. He also worked in sales at HBC for WRTO-98.3FM, WAMR-107.5FM and WQBA-1140AM, WAQI-710AM and then as General Sales Manager of WRTO-98.3FM. He started his radio career at WSUA-Radio Suave after graduating from the University of Miami in 1989 with a Degree in Broadcasting. He is a proud Miami native.

“Donny’s radio experience and acumen are a matter of indisputable record and we’re confident in his leadership abilities and ability to take our Miami stations to the highest level of operational excellence. He knows radio, he knows the advertisers, he knows the Company and its people and he’s intimately familiar with our Miami stations and audiences. No one is more qualified to take over the reins of SBS Miami,” stated, Albert Rodriguez COO of SBS.

“I am extremely excited for this opportunity and look to continue using my experience and relentless drive to grow SBS Miami shares while working alongside the great team and family that we have at SBS Miami,” stated Donny Hudson.

“Donny’s track record in South Florida media has proven him to be one of the most effective leaders in our business. Donny, throughout the years has left historical revenue marks that have remained untouched through its time. In 2005, Donny and his team led WXDJ to finish number one in revenue, ahead of all Miami radio stations regardless of language. These established benchmarks will remain constant in 2017, as part of his strategic revenue and operational action plan. As we continue to work on strengthening and revolutionize the radio marketplace, we are confident that Donny and the Miami team will solidify its leadership position in our home market for the company,” stated Eric Garcia, CRO of SBS Radio Division & General Manager of SBS New York.

Donny’s vision for the radio industry has been honed and cultivated over decades of hands-on radio broadcasting experience plus a vast knowledge of effective sales and management philosophies across media platforms.

Mr.Hudson will immediately assume his duties and responsibilities. He will be based at the Company’s Miami Broadcast Center headquarters reporting to COO, Albert Rodriguez.

About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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 and LaMusica, a mobile app providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information, visit us online at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

Brad Edwards

Brainerd Communicators, Inc.

edwards@braincomm.com

(212) 986-6667

CAROLINA SANTAMARINA APPOINTED SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT, ‘SBS PORTAFOLIO’

Miami, FL. (May 2, 2017)—Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (‘SBS’) (OTCQX: SBSAA), a leading Hispanic media company, today announced the launch of ‘SBS Portafolio’ a cross-platform content development division designed to create and expand brand strategies utilizing all of SBS’ assets including Digital, Mobile, Television, Radio, Social Media and live experiences. Industry veteran Carolina Santamarina has been appointed Senior Vice-President of SBS Portafolio and will lead the formation of the new division effective immediately. Ms. Santamarina will be based in Miami, Florida and will report directly to Albert Rodriguez, Chief Operating Officer of SBS.

In her new role, Ms. Santamarina will oversee and expand SBS’s strategic focus on developing alliances with key national partners, and leveraging unique sources of content to maximize brands’ marketing ROI through customized solutions centered on capturing vertical engagement. Ms. Santamarina’s new position as Senior Vice-President of SBS Portafolio reflects the company’s continued focus on expanding alliances with key national distribution and content partners as well as creating and developing compelling integrated advertising and marketing campaigns for its brand partners.

SBS Portafolio develops integrated marketing campaigns that will effectively drive client objectives and brand engagement across all SBS platforms and result in vertical engagement. SBS Portafolio will utilize SBS established brands to execute grassroots marketing campaigns through localized activations. The division will also aggregate, analyze, package and sell the obtained data. SBS Portafolio will lead a new national platform, which will oversee SBS customized content and event marketing, label and artist relations, on-air talent development, creating talent centered, event driven and content source to enhance the company’s industry-leading platforms.

“The formation of SBS Portafolio is consistent with our strategy to utilize the diversity of our media assets and strong audience shares to deliver compelling and innovative multi-platform marketing opportunities to our brand partners,” said Raúl Alarcón, Chairman and CEO. “SBS Portafolio will combine our Hispanic media leadership and strong national and local sales teams to provide a unique channel for brands to reach the rapidly expanding Hispanic population nationwide. Carolina has been a valuable and long-time contributor to SBS’ success and I believe she is the ideal choice to lead this new division.”

“With million listeners a month, 17 broadcast stations across the country, and millions of monthly users of our online and mobile products, including LaMusica App, one of the most popular digital radio and video streaming services, no other media company comes close to SBS’ reach, scale and promotional power,” said Albert Rodriguez COO of SBS. “SBS Portafolio is built on strong local, national market relationships- with our listeners, community leaders, advertisers and partners- and as we continue to strengthen these connections and keep our focus, we also will make the most of our national scale and reach by putting together products, events and relationships that nobody else can. In her new role, Carolina will harness the company’s national scale, local engagement, multiple platforms and relationships to benefit advertising and marketing partners. This is SBS’s powerful competitive advantage, and is key to delivering on our strategy to be where our audiences are with products, content and services they want and expect, and creating unique effective opportunities for national advertisers to leverage multi-platform reach and strong national and local activation capabilities.”

“SBS Portafolio is built on our strong relationships with the audience, advertisers, artists and partners. We have the unparalleled ability to connect artists with their fans and brands with their consumers. In my new role, I’m going to use my expertise to assist brands in building an even closer relationship with their consumers,” said Carolina Santamarina, Senior Vice-President of SBS Portafolio. “Throughout my time with SBS, I have been laser focused on creating value for our strategic partners and ensuring that SBS audiences can find the content and features they love regardless of device or platform. With this new division, I will bring the creativity, innovation and drive to help create result driven campaigns with advertisers through our unique collection of broadcast, events, social, digital and mobile media assets.”

“Our mission at SBS is to ensure separation from the pack. We do so by offering unique and customized solutions for our client partners that cannot be found anywhere else. Portafolio will live within a league of itself, dedicated to tailoring integrated design and partnerships for brands both within the media and artistic space. Portafolio will serve as a think tank meant to engage brands in a way never before understood within the market place. There is no one more qualified to lead this initiative then Carolina Santamarina. I am confident she will excel in this role, as she always has in helping SBS expand its capabilities and grow in the U.S. Hispanic media space,” stated Eric Garcia, Chief Revenue Officer of SBS Radio & General Manager of SBS New York.

Ms. Santamarina has been SBS for over 11 years. She is responsible for many of SBS’s Miami strategic partnerships in sales and integrations including advertising programs that connected on-air, online, mobile and on-location marketing solutions for advertisers. She is still currently serving as SBS’s Miami, Vice President of Sales and General Manager.

SBS continues to demonstrate its commitment to innovation by providing brands and advertisers with new and more effective ways to reach their audiences.

About Spanish Broadcasting System and AIRE Radio Networks

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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 and LaMusica, a mobile app providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information, visit us online at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

VP Corporate Communications & National Promotions

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

Brad Edwards

Brainerd Communicators, Inc.

edwards@braincomm.com

(212) 986-6667

Miami, FL. (May 3, 2017)—Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), (“SBS”), a leading Hispanic media company, announced today that Director, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary, Joseph A. Garcia was named to Radio Ink’s “The 20 Best Leaders in Radio” list. This award marks the first time Mr. Garcia has been honored by the magazine. This list was chosen by the radio industry. In an extremely exciting and close vote, that included about 50 people when we first started, thousands of votes were cast on our website to help decide the final 20 names that will appear in Radio Ink Magazine newest issue.

Albert Rodriguez COO of SBS commented on the announcement, “Knowing the strong commitments held and executed by Joseph, it’s no huge leap of faith to say that he is a terrific selection as one of our industry’s best. Not only extremely well-versed on matters related to SBS’s operation, Joseph’s also in tune with the ever-changing aspects of the overall media and advertising industries. The entire SBS family extends its congratulations!”

“This is a select group of experienced and successful leaders in our industry. My inclusion on this list is because I work with the best team in radio,” remarked Joseph A. Garcia.

Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti said, “We are extremely pleased to be able to spotlight leaders like Joseph Garcia in the first annual Leaders List. His is a particularly inspiring story of how strength and courage can overcome even the most difficult of adversities and pave the way to success, not only in a career but as a human being we can all aspire to emulate.”

About Spanish Broadcasting System

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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.

About Radio Ink Magazine

Radio Ink Magazine is the radio broadcasting industry’s premier management and marketing trade magazine. Radio Ink is published by Boynton Beach, Florida-based Streamline Publishing, Inc. The bi-monthly magazine celebrated its 20-year anniversary in 2012. For more information, visit www.radioink.com.

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

VP Corporate Communications & National Promotions

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

Brad Edwards

Brainerd Communicators, Inc.

edwards@braincomm.com

(212) 986-6667

JESUS SALAS WINS “BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR AWARD”; WRMA-FM RITMO 95.7FM (CUBATON Y MAS) MIAMI- FT. LAUDERDALE TAKES “STATION OF THE YEAR” ACCOLADE

SBS EXECUTIVES ALBERT RODRIGUEZ, JESUSSALAS, ERIC GARCIA, JOHNNY CARIDE PARTICIPATED AS PANELISTS & SPEAKERS AT THE RADIO INK HISPANIC RADIO CONFERENCE

Miami, FL. (April 17, 2017)—Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), (“SBS”), a leading Hispanic media company, today announced that it was honored at the Hispanic Radio Awards hosted by Radio Ink in diverse categories for excellence and leadership in the radio industry at the 2017 Medallas de Cortez Awards. SBS’s Jesus Salas, Executive Vice President of Programming and Multi-platform Coordinator was honored with the “Broadcaster of the Year” award and WRMA-FM Ritmo 95.7FM (Cubaton y Mas) received the “Station of the Year” accolade.

Overall, SBS Radio platforms were represented with 13 nominations across the event’s 8 categories, which recognize outstanding achievements and leadership in the Hispanic radio marketplace. This year’s number of nominations marks the most in SBS’ storied history.

Key members of SBS were present among the prestigious group of speakers and panelists speaking at the event including Albert Rodriguez, EVP/COO of SBS- Hispanic Radio Executive Leadership Roundtable Sponsored by: SBS, Jesus Salas EVP/Programming SBS- Behind the Radio Mic: Live and Local or Syndicated. Johnny Caride, Program Supervisor SBS Miami & Programming Director WXDJ Miami- Playing the Ratings Game to Win: Issues and Opportunities. Eric Garcia, SBS Radio Revenue Chief & VP/General Manager, WSKQ & WPAT, New York- Old School/New School: Bridging the Gap between Gen X Managers and Millennial Sellers.

“SBS has a long history of providing the best content to our listeners and, with stations in 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 Albert Rodriguez, COO of SBS. “We are thrilled to be honored among this prestigious group of Spanish-language broadcasters. Congratulations to the entire SBS Radio Division, 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.”

“Being awarded two Medallas de Cortez is a testament to the dedication of our SBS team who delivers the best in the market each day. Our team continues to produce quality radio and I am proud of their untiring commitment to keeping our community informed and entertained,” said Jesus Salas Executive Vice President, Multi-Platform Coordinator of SBS. “We were pleased with receiving a record number of nominations, and now we are truly honored by receiving two plaques, including the prestigious “Broadcaster of the Year” and “Station of the Year” award. Special thank you to Radio Ink Magazine.”

“On behalf of our SBS Radio family, I am proud to congratulate Jesus Salas, and the entire Ritmo 95.7FM family, in Miami, Florida for the dedication and involvement in our industry, and community,” said Eric Garcia Revenue Chief & SBS New York General Manager. “Our voice, commitment and charisma have been an integral part of our efforts to serve the passion points of U.S. Hispanics across all of our markets.”

The Medallas de Cortez Awards, created by Radio Ink, is the only awards dedicated to celebrating the very best in Hispanic radio and honors industry leaders in station management, sales, programming, and advertising. They were named after Raoul Cortez, a pioneer in the Hispanic radio industry.

About Spanish Broadcasting System

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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.

About Radio Ink Magazine

Radio Ink Magazine is the radio broadcasting industry’s premier management and marketing trade magazine. Radio Ink is published by Boynton Beach, Florida-based Streamline Publishing, Inc. The bi-monthly magazine celebrated its 20-year anniversary in 2012. For more information, visit www.radioink.com.

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

Communications & National Promotions Director

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

MEDIA CONTACT FOR RADIO INK HISPANIC CONFERENCE:

Deborah Parenti

Publisher

Radio Ink/RBR/TVBR/Radio Discussions

parenti@aol.com

www.radioink.com

www.rbr.com

www.radiodiscussions.com

MULTI-AWARD WINNING INFLUENCER AND MEDICAL EXPERT WILL CONTINUE TO HOST “POR EL PLACER DE VIVIR,” THE FASTEST GROWING SPANISH LANGUAGE SYNDICATED RADIO PROGRAM IN THE COUNTRY

Miami, FL. (April 17, 2017)— AIRE Radio Networks, the largest minority certified Spanish Language radio network and the official radio network of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), (“SBS”), announced today an agreement extending its partnership with renowned syndicated radio personality, medical expert and multi award-winning influencer, Dr. Cesar Lozano.

Dr. Lozano will continue to host his daily syndicated program, which authentically engages over 2 million listeners per week through an eclectic blend of motivational messaging and music.

AIRE Radio Networks and Dr. Lozano have established a brand that is empowering Hispanics across the country. The cornerstone of Dr. Lozano’s radio program has been to help his listeners embrace life’s positive triggers, secure self-love and incorporate daily happy life habits.

The hour-long syndicated radio show airs Monday through Friday exclusively via AIRE Radio Networks. Presently, the program is transmitted across 60 stations, 40 markets and covers 76% of the U.S. Hispanic DMA. In addition, highlights of the program are also available via podcast on iTunes and across Dr. Lozano’s social media platforms which reach over 6 million followers.

“I am extremely proud of Dr. Cesar Lozano’s accomplishments especially with the success of Por El Placer de Vivir,” said Elisa Torres, EVP AIRE Radio Networks, “Our continued partnership is a testament of our commitment to work together to deliver quality radio programming, empowering and engaging the Hispanic community in the U.S. as well as providing our clients the unique opportunity to align their brand with one of the most powerful Hispanic influencers.”

“Por El Placer de Vivir was created with the intention of helping people find happiness in all areas of their life. I am extremely humbled by the success of the program as well as the opportunity to engage with a broader audience through radio,” said Dr. Cesar Lozano, “I would like to thank AIRE Radio Networks for having confidence in my vision. Together, we have made a positive impact in the lives of many people and I am certain that we will continue to grow the program for years to come.”

About Spanish Broadcasting System and AIRE Radio Networks

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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 and LaMusica, a mobile app providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information, visit us online at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.

About Dr. Cesar Lozano

Medical surgeon, author, international trainer and speaker, TV personality and radio host, Dr. Cesar Lozano, began his career as a volunteer doctor and university professor. He also served as managing director in key public health positions. Later in life, his passion for helping people inject positivity into their lives led him to become the host of the celebrated radio show, “Por El Placer de Vivir”, a top-rated program transmitted throughout Latin America. In addition to radio, Dr. Lozano is the author of 10 self-help publications, including the recently published best seller “No Te Enganches #TodoPasa” (Don’t get hooked, #Thistooshallpass.) He is also a weekly TV contributor to Monterrey’s Televisa News “Vivir Mejor” (Living Better) section and Televisa’s international primetime morning show, “Hoy”. Dr. Lozano has also been recognized by La Asociación de Conferencistas (ACH) as the 2016 Best Hispanic Speaker of the Americas and has been nominated by Radio Ink for the prestigious 2017 Medallas de Cortez award under the category of Syndicated Personality of the Year. Dr. Lozano is also a leading social media influencer with over 6 million followers across his Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube pages.

For more information about Dr. Cesar Lozano check out www.cesarlozano.com

 

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

Director of Communications & National Promotions

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

Brad Edwards

Brainerd Communicators, Inc.

edwards@braincomm.com

(212) 986-6667

For more information about Dr. Cesar Lozano’s Por El Placer de Vivir program, contact Elisa Torres at 786.470.1624 or etorres@aireradionetworks.com.

THE RELEASE OF NIELSEN’S AUDIO DMA FALL ’16 BOOK REVEALS DOUBLE-DIGIT INCREASES ACROSS ALL DAYPARTS WITH KEY DEMOS

Miami, FL. (April 17, 2017)—AIRE Radio Networks, the largest minority certified Spanish Language radio network and the official radio network of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), announced today its consistent ratings growth with significant double-digit year-to-year increases across all day-parts with key demos, HA18-49 and HA25-54, based on the latest release of Nielsen’s Audio DMA Fall 2016 book.

ADVANTAGE, AIRE Radio Networks’ premiere network, dominates the Spanish-Language audio network landscape with a solid 2.0 midday rating among HA 18-49, outperforming all of its competitors.

“We could not be more pleased with the latest Nielsen Audio DMA Fall 2016 book results,” said Elisa Torres, EVP AIRE Radio Networks. “In a short period of time, we have been able to build one of the fastest growing Spanish-Language radio networks in the market. The fact that we continue to gain momentum in the market and have been able to outperform our competitors in optimal day-parts, is a clear indication that our strategy of building audio platforms tailored to the behaviors and interest of U.S. Hispanic consumers is working.”

Additionally, AIRE’s syndicated radio program, Por El Placer de Vivir, hosted by Dr. Cesar Lozano, follows the same ratings growth trajectory with double-digit increases among HA18-49 and HA25-54. The program also produced triple digit increases within top Hispanic markets.

*Source: Nielsen Audio DMA, Fall 2015, Fall 2016; Advantage Network; Various by Daypart; HA18-49 & HA25-54

*Source: Nielsen Audio DMA, Spring 2016, Fall 2016; Advantage Network; Various by Daypart; HA18-49 & HA25-54

About Spanish Broadcasting System and AIRE Radio Networks

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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 and LaMusica, a mobile app providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information, visit us online at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.

 

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

Director of Communications & National Promotions

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

Brad Edwards

Brainerd Communicators, Inc.

edwards@braincomm.com

(212) 986-6667

For more information about AIRE Radio Networks, contact Elisa Torres at 786.470.1624 or etorres@aireradionetworks.com.

FAMOUS SBS RADIO PERSONALITIES, BETZY VAZQUEZ “LA GATITA”, ADAL LORETO “CHIKILIN”, CEZAR LOZANO ARE ALSO AMONG THE TOP FINALISTS

SBS EXECUTIVES JESUS SALAS, ALBERT RODRIGUEZ AND ERIC GARCIA WILL PARTICIPATE AS PANELISTS AT THE RADIO INK HISPANIC RADIO CONFERENCE

Miami, FL. (February 27, 2017)—Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), (“SBS”), a leading Hispanic media company, was once again honored with several nominations in diverse categories for excellence and leadership in the radio industry at the 2017 Medallas de Cortez Awards.

Overall, SBS Radio platforms were represented with 13 nominations across the event’s 8 categories, which recognize outstanding achievements and leadership in the Hispanic radio marketplace. This year’s number of nominations marks the most in SBS’ storied history.

“We are honored to receive these prestigious nominations on behalf of the entire SBS Radio family,” said Eric Garcia Revenue Chief & SBS New York General Manager. “It’s the hard work and commitment of our people, as well as our dedicated listeners nationwide, that make this job as fun and fulfilling as it is.”

Added Albert Rodriguez COO of SBS, “We are grateful to receive these nominations and proud to be included among other industry leaders. These nominations belong to the SBS Radio team, who consistently demonstrates its passion and commitment to radio.”

The Medallas de Cortez Awards, created by Radio Ink, is the only awards dedicated to celebrating the very best in Hispanic radio and honors industry leaders in station management, sales, programming, and advertising. They were named after Raoul Cortez, a pioneer in the Hispanic radio industry.

Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti said, “The Medallas de Cortez awards represent a celebration of Hispanic radio and its dedicated professionals. Every one of them, in large markets and small communities, make Hispanic radio an intimate part of the lives of listeners and clients. This is the biggest year ever in terms of awards competition. While there can be only one winner in each category, we are extremely proud to recognize all of the finalists, who are truly worthy of our respect and admiration.”

SBS finalists for the 2017 Medallas de Cortez Awards are:

• Broadcaster of the Year: Jesus Salas- Executive Vice President of Programming & Multiplatform Coordinator, SBS.

• Station of the Year: WCMQ Zeta 92.3FM, WRMA Ritmo 95.7FM, WSKQ Mega 97.9FM.

• General/Market Manager of the Year: Carolina Santamarina, WXDJ, WRMA & WCMQ SBS Miami.

• General/Market Manager of the Year: Chris Carrillo, KLAX & KXOL SBS Los Angeles.

• Sales Manager of the Year: Elizabeth Paulino, WSKQ & WPAT SBS New York.

• Sales Manager of the Year: Christian De La Cruz, KRZZ 93.3FM La Raza.

• Program Director of the Year: Rogie Gallart SBS Puerto Rico.

• Syndicated Personality of the Year: Cesar Lozano, Aire Radio Networks/SBS.

• Local Personality of the Year: Adal Loreto “Chikilin” KLAX, KRZZ SBS Los Angeles, SBS San Jose, San Francisco.

• Local Personality of the Year: Betzy Vazquez “La Gatita” WXDJ El Zol 106.7FM SBS Miami.

• Marketer of the Year: Vladimir Gomez, SBS.

Winners will be announced at the Medallas de Cortez ceremony on Tuesday, March 28th, as part of the Hispanic Radio Conference, March 28-29 in Fort Lauderdale at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six.

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS FROM SBS:

• Albert Rodriguez, EVP/COO of SBS- Hispanic Radio Executive Leadership Roundtable Sponsored by: SBS.

• Jesus Salas EVP/Programming SBS- Behind the Radio Mic: Live and Local or Syndicated.

• Johnny Caride, Program Supervisor SBS Miami & Programming Director WXDJ Miami- Playing the Ratings Game to Win: Issues and Opportunities.

• Eric Garcia, SBS Radio Revenue Chief & VP/General Manager, WSKQ & WPAT, New York- Old School/New School: Bridging the Gap between Gen X Managers and Millennial Sellers.

For conference agenda and full details, visit www.hispanicradioconference.com. To register online, visit www.hispanicradioconference.com.

 

About Spanish Broadcasting System

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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.

About Radio Ink Magazine

Radio Ink Magazine is the radio broadcasting industry’s premier management and marketing trade magazine. Radio Ink is published by Boynton Beach, Florida-based Streamline Publishing, Inc. The bi-monthly magazine celebrated its 20-year anniversary in 2012. For more information, visit www.radioink.com.

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

Communications & National Promotions Director

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

MEDIA CONTACT FOR RADIO INK HISPANIC CONFERENCE:

Deborah Parenti

Publisher

Radio Ink/RBR/TVBR/Radio Discussions

parenti@aol.com

www.radioink.com

www.rbr.com

www.radiodiscussions.com

UNPARALLELED RATINGS ACHIEVEMENT IS HISTORIC MILESTONE

New York, New York (February 28, 2017)—Spanish Broadcasting System Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA) today announced that its flagship New York City station, WSKQ-FM (“Mega 97.9”) has achieved a historic milestone in claiming the #1 ranking for two major demos, A 18-34, A 18-49, among ALL radio stations serving the Tri-State area, regardless of language or format.

This historic achievement highlights the sustained dominance that broadcast radio continues to have in the daily lives of today’s Hispanic consumers.

These recent ratings rank WSKQ-FM as not only the most-listened-to station in the Metropolitan New York/New Jersey/Connecticut area, but also set Mega 97.9 as the #1 ranked Latino station in the nation.

SBS sister station WPAT-FM (“93.1 Amor”) also achieved significant ratings gains and strengthened its market position in Nielsen’s recently released Audio Report.

WSKQ-FM was ranked #1 in major demos for 18-34, 18-49 ages among ALL radio stations major demos and dayparts, an unprecedented feat.

Eric Garcia, SBS Radio Revenue Chief and General Manager of SBS-New York commented, “WSKQ-FM has served as the epicenter for Latino culture in New York City for over thirty years. These most recent Nielsen results solidify our leadership position in the market place as we continue our service and responsibility to the New York Metro Latino community and overall client base. Mega 97.9 today is stronger than ever, with offerings expanding from over the air radio, digital, mobile, and experiential programs. These record-setting achievements are backed by the most compelling on-air personalities in the nation, programming the best in music and syncing with our concert events. Congratulations to the entire SBS family for their incredible efforts, and making history once more in the Big Apple.”

Now, listeners all over the globe are also able to live stream WSKQ-FM, WPAT-FM, and all other SBS radio stations via the LaMusica mobile 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 Executive VP of Programming and Multiplatform Coordinator, Jesus Salas, added, “Once again  WSKQ-FM is the #1 ranked radio station in New York City, regardless of language, WSKQ-FM Mega 97.9 New York, has forged an remarkable and deep bond with each of the millions of listeners at the hyper local level. We have an excellent team in New York and our promise is to continue to provide the most innovative and compelling multiplatform content on air, online and at our exclusive live concert events.”

SBS continues to hold the national leadership positions in the following format genres: #1 Tropical, #1 Hurban, as well as the Spanish station with the most listeners in the nation.

Source: A18-34, New York Metro Area, January 2017 Mo-Su 6am-12am, Persons 18-34, Nielsen.

Source: A 18-49, New York Metro Area, January 2017, Mo-Su 6am-12am, Persons 18-49, Nielsen.

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About Spanish Broadcasting System

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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.

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS)

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

Brad Edwards

Brainerd Communicators, Inc.

edwards@braincomm.com

(212) 986-6667

 

 

Our Executive Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Albert Rodriguez will be participating this year at the Hispanic Radio Conference presented by Radio Ink as a panelist.

A Frank Discussion About the Industry Today

That Can Affect Your Bottom Line Tomorrow

When the industry’s biggest players gather together at the Hispanic Radio Conference, no topic is too big or too small and no subject too controversial. They could discuss the impact changes at the FCC will have on you. Where digital programming is going, and where they see new revenue opportunities. How they are finding, developing, and retaining sales and on-air talent. They could speak about politics and the industry’s role in a new, uncharted landscape.

The Hispanic Radio Executive Leadership Roundtable is unscripted. But, because these are the industry’s leaders, their reactions and observations will help guide your plans and response to budgets, sales and programming for the coming year.

Jose Valle, former president of Univision Radio and NAB Radio Board chair, will facilitate a frank conversation about our industry between Ismar Santa Cruz, VP/managing director/radio strategy, Univision Communications; Albert Rodriguez, EVP/COO, Spanish Broadcasting System; Norberto Sanchez, chairman and CEO of Norsan Group; and Enrique Santos, chairman and chief creative officer of iHeartLatino.

From Wall Street investors to your local direct sales, ratings, and technology, Hispanic radio leadership’s perspective on today’s industry will help you navigate what’s coming tomorrow.

Moderator:

Jose Valle served as president of Univision Radio from 2010 to 2015, leading the transformation and modernization  of what was a traditional radio group into a best-in-class “listener first” based organization. Over the last year, he served as president of Political & Advocacy Group Sales for UCI, overseeing political advertising strategy and sales to advocacy groups, trade associations, and campaigns for all UCI’s platforms. Earlier in his career he was VP/GM of Univision Radio Los Angeles. Before joining UCI, he was president and GM of Telemundo’s flagship station, KVEA.

Panelists:

Albert Rodriguez is COO of Spanish Broadcasting System, a job he had held since 2012. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and oversees the revenue and profit performance of the company’s consolidated operations, including radio, television, interactive and entertainment divisions. Previously, Rodriguez was the chief revenue officer of SBS’s television segment and GM of the Miami television market from October 12, 2010 to January 6, 2011, GM of the Miami television market from January 21, 2010 through October 11, 2010, and GSM for the Miami radio market from November 1999 through January 2010. Before joining the company’s television segment, Rodriguez was the GSM of SBS’s radio properties in Miami.

Norberto Sanchez is chairman and CEO of the Norsan Group, which runs Norsan Multimedia, a Spanish-language communications company that includes 12 radio stations in the Southeast, four of them covering the Charlotte market; the company also owns Spanish-language newspapers. Sanchez started his company in Atlanta and has gradually been moving more and more operations to Charlotte. Apart from the communications industry, the Norsan Group has a large role in the food industry, including a restaurant and catering division and Prime Meats, a USDA meat-processing facility serving the hospitality industry.

Ismar Santa Cruz is vice president/managing director of radio strategy for Univision Communications, overseeing content strategy, music genre curation, and continual success for Univision’s radio portfolio and leading programming initiatives for its 64 owned-and-operated stations in 15 top U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. He also plays an integral role in Univision Music’s multi-platform strategy. Santa Cruz joined UCI to co-found the internal strategic consulting and consumer research division of Univision Radio. Santa Cruz has been instrumental in achieving double-digit audience growth year-over-year on broadcast and digital platforms, developing Univision’s Sonic Logo across all brands, and identifying Univision’s 2014 FIFA World Cup anthem, “Adrenalina.”

Enrique Santos is chairman and chief creative officer of iHeartLatino, heading iHeartMedia’s Latin direction and strategy. His daily morning show is syndicated nationally via Premiere Networks and airs live from iHeart’s TÚ 94.9 in Miami. Born to Cuban parents in Chicago, Santos moves freely between the Hispanic and mainstream American radio landscapes. His bilingual broadcasts are a crossover hit, combining humor, social satire, and political commentary to bridge the cultural and generational divide of a diverse cosmopolitan audience. No matter how busy his schedule, Santos has never lost his community ties and continues volunteering as a reserve police officer for the City of Miami Police Department.

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Hispanic Radio Conference

Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six
Fort Lauderdale, FL

March 28-29, 2017

 

Miami, FL. (February 17, 2017)—The mobile application LaMusica from Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) alongside EL ZOL 106.7FM, the leading radio station in South Florida, in collaboration with Felix Cabrera Presents are getting ready for the biggest concert of 2017 “Alex Sensation MIAMIBASH 2017” on Sunday, April 23 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

The stars are truly aligning for “Alex Sensation MIAMIBASH 2017”. In addition to a star-studded lineup, popular DJ’s Alex Sensation and “Jammin” Johnny Caride will play their legendary mixes alongside these high-profile artists.

Tickets for this celebration of urban and Latin music can be purchased at Ticketmaster online www.ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Join the conversation on social networks using # MiamiBash2017 from @ elzol1067fm. Follow us on Twitter: @ elzol106fm on Instagram: @ elzol1067fm, on Facebook.com/ElZOL106.7FM and online: www.elzol.lamusica.com

LaMusica, El Zol 106.7FM and Felix Cabrera Presents have also announced that this star-studded event will feature a multi-million dollar production that will include a 360-degree rotating stage as well as the latest in concert technology including lights, pyrotechnics, three-dimensional lights, laser sets, giant screens and a sound that will surely vibrate all attendees at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

“This historic concert will offer a unique opportunity to see a range of enshrined stars of music together in a single setting. What a great opportunity for families in South Florida to meet in harmony and enjoy together with their favorite artists,” said Felix Cabrera, CEO of Felix Cabrera Presenta.

“We are pleased to present this grand show for the fourth consecutive year in South Florida. The Alex Sensation MiamiBash 2017 features the best of music and concert technology so that the loyal audience of EL ZOL 106.7FM could enjoy a concert of the best quality possible,” said Eric Garcia, CBS of SBS Radio and General Manager of SBS New York. “Alex Sensation MIAMIBASH 2017 will once again put the bar at the highest level in terms of production, artists, surprises and unique consumer experiences linked to our activations in conjunction with our sponsors.”

“SBS Miami continues with its tradition of producing the most important concert of Latin urban music in the world again in association with Felix Cabrera Presents. Alex Sensation MiamiBash 2017 exceeds that goal by bringing to South Florida the highest representatives of the genre as well as well as other major artists who like the new generation of bicultural and bilingual Latino youth,” said Carolina Santamarina, Vice President of Sales and General Manager of SBS Miami.

Alex Sensation MiamiBash 2017 is sponsored by LaMusica among other brands.

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#MIAMIBASH2017 April 20 will be a historic night at #AmericanAirlinesArena @elzol1067fm #SoyLaMusica tickets at ticketmaster.com

About Spanish Broadcasting System

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leading Hispanic media company that 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.

Media & Press Contact for SBS:

Vladimir Gómez

Director of Communications & National Promotions

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

Media & Press Contact for Felix Cabrera Presents:

Waleska Martinez

Latin Events Media

waleskamartinezcalderon@gmail.com

www.felixcabrerapresents.com

 

New York, N.Y. (February 15, 2017)—TargetSpot, the largest and most advanced digital audio ad network is announcing today an exclusive network partnership with Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), the largest publicly-traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States.

SBS and TargetSpot agreed today that Targetspot will be the exclusive third party sales network for all of SBS’s Spanish Radio streaming inventory.

97% of all US Hispanic Americans are reached by radio every week, the highest penetration that Nielsen measures across demographics, ethnicities and platforms. According to a survey executed by Oh!Panel in May 2016, the average US Hispanic listener spends at least two to three hours a day with Internet radio. The survey also looked at the role of advertising, revealing that 69% of respondents have bought at least one product pitched on online radio in the past year. An even more impressive 44% said they have bought between two and five products advertised in online radio.

Thanks to this partnership, SBS will have access to the most advanced targeting technology of the TargetSpot network as well as the most effective network sales extension to monetize their audience. The expanded partnership gives TargetSpot one of the largest footprints among Hispanics in digital audio and enables its advertising partners to reach millions of additional Hispanic listeners across multiple devices.

“SBS has been an amazing partner in the past and we are very happy to become closer. They have strong brands and the most dynamic and innovative strategy in terms of digital audio, TargetSpot is proud to be part of that strategy. The Hispanic consumer is young and connected, and music is central to their lifestyle and culture. Brands can’t afford to play catch up because this audience is too savvy and typically ahead of the general market in terms of media trends. That’s why we’re continuing to strengthen our partnerships with the leading Hispanic media groups such as SBS to make sure we can help brands keep up with this fast moving audience”, says Thierry Ascarez – Chief Business Development Manager at TargetSpot.

“With this announcement, we emphasize our commitment in growing our strategic partnership with TargetSpot. SBS, throughout the years has consistently led the US Hispanic marketplace with proven and revolutionary audio brands inside the space. Our aggressive digital strategy has continued to play a vital role for our present and future growth. This leads to a constant drive for further development, across all of our product offerings. This commitment to innovate and serve our listening audience, in addition to client partners alike remains ever constant. With this in mind, we feel there is no one better suited than Target Spot to help us best monetize our streaming inventory.” says Eric Garcia Chief Radio Revenue Officer and General Manager of SBS New York.

About TargetSpot

TargetSpot is the largest most advanced digital audio advertising platform, connecting top national brands, regional, and local advertisers to highly engaged Internet and mobile audiences across desktop, mobile and connected devices. Advertisers work with TargetSpot to reach more than one third of all digital audio listeners [over 50 Million people] however and wherever they listen through high-impact audio, display, and pre-roll video, and branded content advertising solutions. TargetSpot advertisers can target consumers by demographics, listening preferences, psychographic segmentation, and geography down to postcode level, while benefitting from real-time reporting and analytics, as well as access to its more than 85 distribution partners. TargetSpot is a unit of Vivendi Village, part of Vivendi, the global media and content group. www.targetspot.com

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.

 

MEDIA CONTACT FOR SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

Director of Communications & National Promotions

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644

MEDIA CONTACT FOR TARGETSPOT:

www.targetspot.com

Christine Hill

christine.hill@targetspot.com

 

Miami, FL. (Dec. 20, 2016)—Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (NASDAQ: SBSA), the largest publicly-traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States, today named Richard D. Lara as the Company’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

In his new role, Lara is responsible for all legal matters at SBS, including developing and implementing the Company’s legal strategy. He will report directly to Raúl Alarcón, Chairman, CEO and President of SBS.

“Richard is a premier legal executive and will play a critical role on our leadership team and within the organization,” said Mr. Alarcón. “His expertise and leadership will benefit SBS given his deep industry experience and legal knowledge. We look forward to Richard’s many contributions as we continue executing our multi-platform strategy and positioning SBS for growth over the long-term.”

“I am grateful and excited to join an organization that is dedicated to delivering leading news, entertainment and information to diverse audiences through multiple platforms across the nation,” said Mr. Lara. “I look forward to working with the entire team at SBS to build upon the company’s history of success by developing strategic growth opportunities that will drive our business.”

As General Counsel, Lara will oversee the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department, which will include: Legal and Business Affairs, Corporate Compliance, Government Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Empowerment, Standards and Practices, Advertising Review and Compliance and Corporate-PLA Services.

Mr. Lara’s trial and arbitration experience is broad and substantial. For over two decades, he has counseled domestic and international corporate clients regarding business disputes, including serving as lead litigator in high-stakes trials both in the federal and state courts. His expertise also includes handling disputes brought under Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Jones Act, and Florida’s Whistleblower Act.

Prior to serving as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for SBS, Lara practiced law at Mase Lara, P.A., a boutique trial law firm based in Miami, where he concentrated primarily on complex civil and commercial litigation. Richard was co-owner and managing shareholder at Mase Lara. He frequently appeared on televised news programs to provide legal commentary.

In addition, Mr. Lara is an active member of various community organizations, including serving as current Commissioner of the Judicial Nominating Commission for Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal (appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott), member of the American Inns of Court, the Cuban American Bar Association, the Florida Bar’s Professionalism Committee, Ethics Committee, and Consumer Protection Law Committee, “Man of the Year” for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and former Chair of the 11th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee for the Florida Bar.

Mr. Lara received his law degree from Boston College Law School and was awarded his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Mr. Lara is fluent in Spanish.

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 100 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.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements, which are included in accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company’s actual results and performance in future periods to be materially different from any future results or performance suggested by the forward-looking statements in this press release. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from these expectations. Forward-looking statements, which are based upon certain assumptions and describe future plans, strategies and expectations of the Company, are generally identifiable by use of the words “may,” “will,” “expect,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “could,” “estimate,” “might,” or “continue” or the negative or other variations thereof or comparable terminology. Factors that could cause actual results, events and developments to differ are included from time to time in the Company’s public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements made herein are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurance that the actual results, events or developments referenced herein will occur or be realized. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results.

Media & Press Contact for SBS:

Vladimir Gomez

Director of Communications & National Promotions

vgomez@sbscorporate.com

(786) 470-1644