Oct. 10, 2013
(Big Time Media/SBS-MegaTV) --
Spanish Broadcasting System Inc., (SBS)
(Nasdaq: SBSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of
Vice President of Corporate Sales-West Coast Market Manager
for Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc, (SBS)
will oversee all sales and operations for
SBS West Coast Division
. He will also be responsible for growing and overseeing the revenue in all of the company's divisions for the West Coast market. Based in
Los Angeles, California
, he will report directly to
Albert Rodriguez, COO of SBS.
"I am thrilled to take on the role of
Vice President of Corporate Sales-West Coast Market Manager,"
"SBS has grown its competitive position while continuing to serve and advocate for the important U.S. Hispanic community. I'm excited to lead a company with such tremendous growth potential and look forward to continuing to work with such an exceptional leadership team."
"Bill is a strong leader with a wealth of knowledge, and his leadership will be pivotal to Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) continued growth,"
Albert Rodriguez, COO of SBS
"His passion, commitment to excellence and unparalleled industry experience makes him a key member of our company senior management team in our West Coast division."
Mr. Jack Hobbs
EVP Corporate Sales at SBS
"The Executive team unanimously agreed that Bill's track record and expertise make him the ideal executive to lead SBS's future growth in our West Coast division. Bill has over twenty years of relevant industry experience and has demonstrated his highly skilled leadership and strategic vision in the industry. We are confident in Bill's ability to deliver on SBS's goals and accelerate our growth as a leading multi-platform media company in America."
Prior to joining
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS)
served as VP of Univision Radio Corporate sales for four years, and previously held positions in Univision Radio, as VP, Director of Sales for three years during his tenure, he increased annual gross revenues from
. For two years
served as General Sales Manager for the San Francisco Bay area market where he increased annual revenues by 30%. From 1996 to 2003,
served as General Sales Manager of K101- KYLD AM-FM radio stations from Clear Channel Communications.
currently serves as a member of the Hispanic Media Professionals Association, Media Buyers/Planners Network, Media Professionals Association San Francisco Bay Area, RFID, Radio & Television Professionals Network, Talking Radio, ThoseinMedia, amongst others.
has been recognized by and received awards from numerous organizations during his career.
holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Communication from the
San Diego State University
California State University
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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 #1). 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 LaMusica.com, 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
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