The winners of the annual Medallas de Cortez awards for excellence in Hispanic Radio were announced Tuesday at the Hispanic Radio Conference, in Fort Lauderdale.

Today’s consumers watch TV and video in so many ways, ranging from first-screen connected devices (such as DVRs, VOD and OTT) to second-screen devices like smartphones, tablets, PCs and even wearables. As live TV’s share of overall viewing declines, it is becoming increasingly important for TV networks and advertisers to quantify and credit the consumption of content—and ads—across all viewing methods and devices.

LBI Media announced that it has appointed Liliana Aristizabal as vice president of sales and general sales manager for its flagship Estrella TV station KRCA in Los Angeles.

Univision and Story House Entertainment announced that stage and screen actor Marco de la O (Tanto Amor) has been cast in the role of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán for the network’s upcoming series ‘El Chapo.’

“ Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced the launch of “El Free-Guey,” a new afternoon radio program dedicated to entertaining listeners of all ages across the country.

UNIVERSO announced the premiere of Season Four of the worldwide phenomenon, “The Walking Dead” en Español Wednesday, March 29 at 9pm/8C.

Azteca America, debuts “Knockout Azteca”, a reality show that brings together international boxing legends to train nine boxers in the hope of turning one of them into a contender for the World Boxing Association (WBA). The reality show premieres this Friday, March 24 at 10 pm/ 9 C.

With 80% of U.S. households having broadband internet, the popularity of TV-connected devices such as Roku (box and stick), Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast, as well as game consoles, is growing.

Univision Digital announced today a new digital web series “3, 2, 1 Clarissa!” featuring Clarissa Molina, the Social Media Host for the award-winning entertainment news show “El Gordo y La Flaca”

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced it has named Beau Ferrari to Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. Ferrari previously served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development for Univision Communications Inc.

It was March 17, 1997 at 6 o’clock, when CNN en Español began its first broadcast. Since then, the network has uninterruptedly covered important events such as: political elections, wars, entertainment news, movements that have changed the course in history, and much more.  The premiere of this network represented the beginning of a 24-hour Spanish-language news channel in our region, and a revolution for Spanish-language journalism in the Americas.

Telemundo to premiere two cutting-edge biopic series based on internationally bigger-than-life Hispanic figures, including Puerto Rican urban music star Nicky Jam and Mexican singer-songwriter José José.

Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA today announced that Alejandra Ortiz has been named News Anchor for the station’s weekend newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 5:30 PM y 11 PM.

Telemundo announced Ricardo Coeto has been named Executive Vice President of Production for Telemundo Studios.

TeleXitos, the Telemundo Station Group’s Spanish-language multicast network, announced that it will air a box office hit movie every Friday night at 8 PM ET for the next three weeks as part of its new “Blockbuster Fridays” programming (Éxitos del Cine in Spanish.)