, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Spanish Broadcasting System Inc., (SBS) (Nasdaq: SBSA)
is pleased to announce the appointment of
Vice President of Sales for SBS Los Angeles
will oversee all advertising sales and operations for
KLAX 97.9FM- La Raza 97.9,
KXOL 96.3FM- Latino 96.3
. He will also be responsible for growing and overseeing the revenue in all of the company's divisions for the
market. Based in
Los Angeles, California
, he will report directly to
VP of Consolidated Sales for SBS
with 17 years of advertising sales experience. Most recently, he worked at Univision Radio as the central team manager overseeing consolidated national revenue for the Univision owned and operated stations in
previously held a Sales Management position at Katz Media in
and an Account Executive position at La Opinion.
"Eric is an outstanding professional with solid management skills and a reputable trajectory in sales,"
Albert Rodriguez, Chief Revenue Officer of SBS's Consolidated Operations, Executive Vice President and General Manager of MegaTV
"We are confident that his strong client relationships, industry experience and strategic thinking abilities will help us continue to grow our share of sales revenue."
"We couldn't be more excited to have Eric on board,"
Donny Hudson, VP of Consolidated Sales for SBS
"He brings incredible smarts and know-how to our sales organization. His deep understanding of the Hispanic marketplace and strong relationships with clients and agencies will take us to another level in the competitive landscape."
is a Mexican native, born in
and raised in
Los Angeles, California
. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising Communication from
California State University at Fullerton
in 1996. Among his passions, is his affinity for outdoor activities with his family.
Mr. Eric Osuna
"I am thrilled to join one of the fastest-growing and most integrated media companies in the country. SBS represents an incredible opportunity for clients to grow their business by reaching the growing Hispanic consumer base and I look forward to helping the sales team continue to see the benefits of speaking directly to this influential demographic."
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in
the United States
. SBS owns and/or operates 21 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of
, airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. SBS has 3 of the top 6 Spanish-language stations in the nation including the #1 Spanish station in America, WSKQ-FM in
New York City
(WPAT is ranked #3 and KLAX is ranked #6). The Company also owns and operates MegaTV, a television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and affiliates throughout the U.S. and
. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the country and operates
, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company's corporate Web site can be accessed at