Wonderful Pistachios announced that sportscaster and TV personality, Carmen Boquín, will serve as the brand’s ambassador during the most important soccer event in the world. 

Combate Americas, a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports and multimedia entertainment company targeting Hispanics, announced the appointment of media industry veteran and former NBCUniversal executive, Jacqueline Hernandez, as Combate Americas President.

It is well known that the U.S. Census Bureau keeps track of state-to-state migration flows. But that’s not the case with Puerto Rico. Most of the publicly known numbers related to the post-Maria diaspora from the island to the continental U.S. were driven by estimates, and neither state nor federal institutions kept track of how many Puerto Ricans have left (or returned) after the storm ravaged the entire territory last September.

The spread of mobile devices and rapid mobile data networks has transformed global media consumption in recent years. 24% of all media consumption across the world will be mobile this year, up from just 5% in 2011, according to Zenith’s Media Consumption Forecasts 2018, published today. By 2020 we expect this proportion to reach 28% as the mobile internet takes share from almost all other media. The rise of mobile is also forcing brands to transform the way they plan their communications across media, focusing less on channels and more on consumer mind-set as the distinctions between channels are eroded.

La Copa Mundial is much bigger than the Olympics for Latinos across the U.S., and around the world. But, oftentimes, we think of the World cup as a television property. This isn't necessarily true, as Entravision Communications Chief Revenue Officer Mario Carrera notes in this Hispanic Radio Podcast.

  By Gonzalo López Martí  -  Creative director, etc  / LMMiami.com

  • Imagine you brand organically integrated into the official virtual reality channel of Real Madrid F.C.
  • Imagine an immersive behind-the-scenes experience roaming the field, the stands and the corridors of the emblematic Santiago Bernabéu Stadium during game day.
  • Imagine having access to Real Madrid’s social feeds reaching more than 560 million fans around the world.
  • Imagine no more: it’s a done deal.

Telemundo Deportes unveiled the theme song and music production package for this summer’s World Cup broadcast on Telemundo and Universo, “Sueño de Campeones” or “Champions Dream,” by Emmy Award winning composer and producer Yoav Goren. “Sueño de Campeones” is an extensive music package supporting Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of the most prestigious soccer tournament in the world, featuring 32 teams and a total of 64 matches, played across 12 venues in Russia.

In 2011, Fox and the Spanish-language network Telemundo won the rights to broadcast the 2018 and 2022 World Cup in the U.S. for a record $1 billion dollars. Fox agreed to

The National Football League and CBS have reached an agreement with ESPN Deportes to televise Super Bowl LIII in Spanish on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 6 p.m. ET, live from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA.

RELEVENT, a multi-national media, sports and entertainment group and organizer of the International Champions Cup, announced the acquisition of BRC Group, the leading marketer and producer of Hispanic soccer programs in the U.S.. 

Telemundo Station Group announced it’s dispatching a team of local station journalists from stations in Los Angeles, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, McAllen and its news bureaus in Washington, D.C. and Miami to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The station group’s team consists of 12 sports and news anchors, photographers and producers. This is the largest group of Telemundo station journalists to ever report from an international, live sporting event. Telemundo’s local journalists will round out Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ by delivering local audiences the most relevant and compelling coverage about all 32 competing teams across the stations’ on-air, digital and mobile platforms. The stations’ mobile apps will also help soccer enthusiasts watch livestreams of the games and receive their World Cup news and sports updates wherever they go.

Telemundo Deportes announced the complete line-up of Telemundo’s daily news and entertainment programming, supplementing the network’s World Cup coverage during the month-long event. Telemundo will deploy the network’s top news and sports on-air talent from Un Nuevo Dia, Noticias Telemundo, Al Rojo Vivo and Titulares y Más to report live and on-site from Russia, in addition to the new primetime studio show Viva el Mundial y Más hosted by renowned TV host and actress Jacqueline Bracamontes and Titulares y Más’s Karim Mendiburu.

Affluent U.S. Hispanics Drive Daily Usage of Top Social Media Platforms

More than two-thirds of digital transactions in North America take place on mobile, the majority of them via mobile app, according to new data from Criteo.

Google local media revenue -- search and local advertising on YouTube -- is now at $19 billion, according to BIA Advisory Services.  For those scoring at home, that is virtually the same number that collectively, local TV stations pulled in local advertising, around $20 billion or so in a given year.  That should send shivers down the spines of TV executives. But from their point of view, it is a mixed bag, and one that should include -- if not give prominence to -- retransmission revenue.

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