Miami, FL. (November 17, 2015)—Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (Nasdaq: SBSA) announced today that Elisa Torres will head the Radio Network division effective immediately. AIRE Radio Networks has a strong cross-platform presence in the leading media markets in the country, and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital and produces legendary marquee events including the ‘La Musica en Privado’ and ‘AIRE Privados’ as well as other major events. Torres will report to Mr. Raul Alarcon, Chairman, President and CEO of SBS.
In her newly appointed role at AIRE Radio Networks, Elisa will oversee all aspects of operations, including personnel, policy and administration, as well as overall network strategy. In addition, Elisa will direct all affiliate and syndication efforts and will establish and oversee all financial planning, including budgets, pricing and sales goals for the division.
“I join with all of you in welcoming Elisa to her new position at AIRE Radio Networks and in pledging our wholehearted support as she undertakes to lead our network to new levels of operational excellence,” stated Mr. Raul Alarcon, Chairman, President and CEO of SBS.
Elisa is a media veteran with extensive experience in radio, marketing and revenue. She has been with SBS for more than 3 years, most recently serving as Sr. Vice President of Affiliate Corporate Sales AIRE Radio Networks. She also previously served as Vice President of Distribution for Cumulus Media/formally ABC Radio Networks from 2004 to 2013.