Radio Ink is proud to present the winners of the 2022 Medallas de Cortez awards. Winners were presented the awards at the Hispanic Radio Conference on June 22 in Miami at the Intercontinental at Doral.

This was the 13th awards ceremony that recognizes excellence in Hispanic radio programming, sales, and management. The awards are named in honor of Raoul Cortez, founder of KCOR, the first Spanish-language radio station in the United States, in 1946.

Here are the 2022 Medallas de Cortez winners:

Marketer of the Year
Barbara Ferreiro
CANO Health
Los Angeles, CA

Local Personality of the Year
Angelica Vale
KLLI-FM/Los Angeles, CA
Meruelo Media

Syndicated/National Personality of the Year
Edgar “Shoboy” Sotelo
Shoboy Productions, Entravision

Program Director of the Year
Carlos Tobias
KRYP-FM/Portland, OR
Salem Media Group

DOS/Sales Manager of the Year
Patty Valdes
Spanish Broadcasting System
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood, FL

General/Market Manager of the Year
Maire Mason
WSKQ-FM/New York, NY
Spanish Broadcasting System

Station of the Year
WKAQ-FM/Puerto Rico