SBS Radio Properties in Puerto Rico are the main recruiters and broadcasters of the Pageant
Spanish Broadcasting System (NASDAQ: SBSA) (SBS) announced today that Mega TV Puerto Rico, its Network and affiliates will be the official medium to broadcast the “Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2009” beauty pageant and any related programming of the famous event. Additionally, SBS radio properties in Puerto Rico, WMEG-La Mega 106.9 FM, WODA-Reggaeton 94.7 FM, WZNT-La Zeta 93.7 FM, WIOA-Estereotempo 99.9 FM and WCMA-Red 96.5 FM, will be the exclusive radio stations in charge of recruiting contestants and promoting the pageant.
The “Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2009” beauty pageant is in its seventh year, and this year’s competition will take place on Thursday, July 23 in San Juan Puerto Rico at the famous TAPIA Theater. Historically, in the international arena, Puerto Rican “Miss Mundo” pageant candidates have always placed in the top positions.
“We are pleased to have the well-known producer, Tony Mojena, in charge of this year’s ‘Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2009’ pageant production for Mega TV” said Luis Roldan, General Manager for Mega TV in Puerto Rico. “This alliance is a great opportunity for Mega TV. This pageant is a prestigious event in Puerto Rico and will result in quality programming content for our audiences. We are confident that this joint venture will bring great results for both parties.”
“Mega TV’s participation in broadcasting the event will be an excellent asset to the pageant, and our radio stations are a great compliment to Mega TV’s role.” said Carlos “Topy Mamery,” General Manager for SBS Radio in Puerto Rico. “We are very excited about using our airwaves to recruit and promote the event.”
Pageant auditions have already started. Participants between the ages of 17 to 24 years old can still register by calling 787-724-3421.
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 Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, including the #1 Spanish-language radio station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City, as well as 4 of the Top 8 rated radio stations airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. The Company also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation serving the South Florida and Puerto Rico markets, with national distribution through DirecTV Mas and over-the-air affiliates. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In addition, the Company operates www.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 www.spanishbroadcasting.com.