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2019 Medallas de Cortez Finalists

Marketer of the Year

Andy Sanchez, Radio Rancho, LLC, Boise, ID
Jose Perez, VilleCom, LLC, Stephenville, TX
Rick Ramos, Katz Radio Group, National
Val Portela, ESPN Deportes, New York, NY
Guillermo Torres, Univision Communications, Dallas, TX

Local Personality of the Year

Rafael Hernandez-Brito, Murray Hill Broadcasting, Cleveland, OH
Patricia De Lima, Entercom, Washington, DC
Adriana Salas, Continental Broadcast Group, Indianapolis, IN
Rafael Anariba, Salem Media Group, Seattle, WA
Yanira Corvera, Radio Rancho, LLC, Boise, ID
Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos, Radio Kingston Corporation, Kingston, NY
Nestor Rosario, ESPN Deportes, New York, NY
Janie Flores, Buena Vida Media, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tenchy Rodriguez, ESPN Deportes, New York, NY

Syndicated/National Personality of the Year

Ana Maria Canseco, GLR Media Networks, Los Angeles, CA
Ernesto Jerez, ESPN Deportes, New York, NY
Dra. Isabel Gomez Bassols, HCN-La Red Hispana, National
Dr. Eduardo López-Navarro, HCN-La Red Hispana, Various
Stephanie (Chiquibaby), Himonidis, Chiquibaby Radio Network Show
Alex Lucas, MLC Media

Program Director of the Year

Candy Cintron, Entercom, Washington, DC
Pedro Escalera, Emmis Radio, Austin, TX
Danny Ortiz, ESPN Deportes, New York, NY
Ana Maria Caraballo Gonzalez, JVC Media, Nassau-Suffolk, NY
Raymond Torres, iHeart, Orlando, Tampa, FL

DOS/Sales Manager of the Year

Jorge Castaneda, Radio Rancho, LLC, Boise, ID
Melissa DelCarlo, Lotus Broadcasting, Fresno, CA
Jeff Zimmerman, Univision Communications, Dallas, TX
Nora Sandoval, LBI Media, Dallas, TX
Mariano Amador, Liberman Broadcasting, Los Angeles, CA
Rick Hernandez, ESPN Deportes, New York, NY

Market/General Manager of the Year

DC Calton, Radio Rancho, Boise, ID
Claudia Yvette De Leon, TSJ Media LLC, Columbus, Cleveland & Cincinnati, OH
Claudia Puig, Univision Radio, Miami, FL
Angelica (Angie) Balderas, Entravision, Sacramento-Stockton & Modesto, CA
Gerardo  Martinez, Lazer Broadcasting Corporation, Sacramento, CA
James Glogowski, Salem Media Group, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL
Donald (Donny) Hudson, Spanish Broadcasting System, Miami, FL

Station of the Year

KPFK-FM, Pacifica, Los Angeles, CA
KBGT-FM, Extreme Media, LLC, Abilene, TX
WLMV-AM, Mid-West Family Broadcasting, Madison, WI
WEPN-AM, ESPN Deportes, New York, NY
WEMG-AM/FM, Mega Philadelphia LLC, Philadelphia, PA
KGBT-FM, Univision, McAllen, TX
KLNV-FM, Univision, San Diego, CA

Register now for the Hispanic Radio Conference, March 12-13, in Miami, which includes the Medallas de Cortez award presentation and the opening night reception, along with a jam packed agenda full of information, ideas, and inspiration to help your station bill more success in the coming year.