Oct. 26, 2012
KRZZ-FM "93.3FM La Raza"
, the Spanish radio station owned and operated by
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (Nasdaq: SBSA)
San Francisco Bay area
, conducted its 4
annual fundraising Radiothon benefiting the
Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland
this past weekend resulting in
raised in donations and pledges.
The Radiothon was produced live from the hospital and began with a broadcast on Friday morning and ended Sunday evening. It was a team effort and the following DJ's participated:
Carmen Ramirez "La Morrita", Ernesto de Santiago "El Barzon", Charito Martinez, Valentin Garcia "El Semental", Fernando Martinez "El Carinoso"
and special guest,
Erika Vidrio "La Potranca"
"To support and help the community, children in particular, is our responsibility and that is why we continue with this annual radiothon tradition, especially because these children are our future leaders,"
Elena Jovel, Program Director of 93.3FM La Raza.
"It is an honor for 93.3FM La Raza to have done this 4 th Radiothon to benefit Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland."
The funds raised during the Radiothon are part of the national efforts by
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
, a non-profit organization that works with 170 local children's hospitals in the U.S. and
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 Urban 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
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across
the United States
, which, in turn, uses the money where it's needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in the community, helping local kids. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than
, most of it
at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. For more information visit:
, Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., Director, Marketing and Communications +1-305-644-4817,
SOURCE KRZZ 93.3FM La Raza