SANTA MONICA, Calif.
Sept. 12, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) today recapped its extensive coverage of the Republican National Convention (RNC) and Democratic National Convention (DNC) and its exclusive one-on-one interview with President
Monday, September 3
across the company's television and radio properties. Entravision will continue to provide extensive election coverage of national, state and local races through
Over the last two weeks, Entravision has leveraged its television, radio and digital assets to provide the Latino community with the most complete coverage of the highly-anticipated political conferences. The pinnacle of this coverage was the exclusive one-on-one interview with President Obama, which aired on
on Entravision's local nightly newscasts and on various radio properties, many of which are located in key battleground states such as
. Entravision was the only Spanish-language media outlet granted an interview with the President during his recent visit to
. The interview with the President focused on many of the key-topics that are most relevant to Latino voters such as the economy and immigration reform.
"We are honored to have the exclusive opportunity to interview President Obama in one of our fastest-growing markets and bring that interview to all the viewers we serve across our multi-media platforms," said
, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entravision. "Latino voters are playing a significant role in this year's election, and this opportunity provided our viewers with an in-depth look at the important issues facing our country and the Latino population today. Through our ongoing coverage leading up to November, we hope to inspire the Latino community to vote on
"Perspectiva Nacional con
," Entravision's weekly public affairs show, also covered the RNC on its
Sunday, September 2
broadcast, which included interviews with
, former Administrator of the Small Business Administration and
, former U.S. Treasurer. The show also included an interview with the Chairman of the Democratic National Convention and Mayor of
, Antonio Villaraigosa, who provided his outlook on the Republican meetings in
, along with a preview of what to expect from his party's upcoming convention.
"Perspectiva Nacional con
" also aired a special from the DNC on
Sunday, September 9
, which included interviews with Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council,
as well as former Congressman
and NALEO Executive Director
"All of Entravision's efforts around the election are a testament to our ongoing commitment to keep our audiences up-to-date with the latest issues and current events on both the local and national levels. Entravision has also been an active member of the Ya Es Hora campaign, The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), the National Council of the Raza (NCLR) and
Mi Familia Vota
, and has partnered with a number of organizations on public service campaigns," continued Mr. Ulloa.
About Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and digital operations to reach Latino consumers across
the United States
, as well as the border markets of
. Entravision is the largest affiliate group of both the top-ranked Univision television network and Univision's TeleFutura network, with television stations in 19 of the nation's top 50 Hispanic markets. The company also operates one of the nation's largest groups of primarily Spanish-language radio stations, consisting of 49 owned and operated radio stations. Additionally, Entravision has a variety of cross-platform digital content and sales offerings designed to capitalize on the company's leadership position within the Hispanic broadcasting community. Entravision shares of Class A Common Stock are traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol: EVC.
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